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
Happy Valentines! Source: Shall we dance?
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Can you contribute to this world day of service for World OT Day?
From volunteering at a homeless shelter to an afternoon’s companionship to a person with cancer, if you think it might be service, it probably is! Click on the picture above to find out how you can help.