Some community therapy teams go into care homes, to do specific assessments and treatment, however there are few Occupational Therapists working permanently in care homes.
This is something I am going to explore further. In particular focus on how Occupational Therapists can help to improve the life of individuals living in care homes. It certainly does not mean that individuals have to lose their independence and occupational focus.
I welcome any input/comments about how Occupational Therapists can contribute to the care of individuals in care homes and will be posting again soon.
As I walk by the rushing stream
And plan my life with dreams
I stop and watch the world go by
And often wonder why…
I invite you to finish the unfinished poem,
That pretty much sums it up. 4.5 years ago I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and unfortunately it drastically changed my life and the lives of those closest to me forever. So please he…
Source: April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month
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As today is World Occupational Therapy day…
I would like to share this feature from The Guardian, ‘A day in the life of a specialist Occupational Therapist’ . I would like to also call upon some OT’s or student OT’s who would be willing to contribute to my blog by promoting OT and talking about a day in their life. I would like to try and demonstrate the diversity of work carried out in this wonderful field.
I plan to do ‘ a day in the life of a student OT’ myself in the near future and share some of my experience in a role emerging placement working with ex street sleepers.
Now here is the feature from The Guardian about Fran Hill who travels all over Hampshire for South Coast Fatigue helping clients who are affected by chronic fatigue syndrome ..
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