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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists are another valuable part of the Home Health United team of caregivers. They evaluate your ability to perform daily activities such as dressing, bathing, household chores, or meal preparation. The evaluation includes identifying hindrances such as muscle strength, decreased coordination, or inability to bend or reach without losing your balance. They provide you with a program to address these issues and help you adapt to your environment as necessary.

Patients who have had a stroke or cardiac episode, spinal cord injury, orthopedic surgery or arthritis can all benefit from occupational therapy services.

Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment

Home Safety
Pain
Upper extremity strength and range of motion

Activities of Daily Living

  •   Bathing
  •   Dressing
  •   Grooming
  •   Toileting

Coordination
Vision and perception
Cognition
Sensation

Home Exercise Program

Patient Education

  •  Work simplification
  •   Energy conservation
  •   Joint protection

Adaptive Equipment assessment and instruction

Independent Living Training
    

  • Homemaking
  • Laundry
  • Cooking/meal preparation

Specialized Care
    

  •  Lymphedema treatment
  •  Allen cognitive level assessment and instruction