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Occupational Therapy One Handed Dressing Techniques (Hemiparesis, Stroke, Amputation)

Instructions are provided in step-by-step sequential order for clients to participate in dressing with one hand. Adaptive equipment may be used to aid with...

Self-Catheterization Occupational Therapy Guide (Female and Male) for Adults | Occupational Therapists Self-Cath Intervention

Intermittent self-catheterization is the temporary placement of a catheter (tube) to remove urine from the body. This is done by placing the catheter through...

Practice Guidelines for Home Modifications

Home modifications can benefit patients of all ages and health conditions. As the population of older adults continues to grow and "age in place",...

CBT-I: Sleep Hygiene

Sleep Hygiene Tips Screen time: Turn off TVs, computers, tablets, smartphones, and game consoles one hour before bedtime Caffeine: Avoid caffeine 6-8 hours before...

PureWick Use, Warnings, & Precautions – PSA

PureWick Use, Warnings, & Precautions for OT UPDATE: I have been seeing more of this happening at my work. As mentioned by the manufacturer: "Do...

Slide Board Transfer Tips & Tricks

The slide board can be a very useful device for a wide range of patient populations. While typically used for paraplegia or wheelchair dependent...
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Dorsiflexion Assist Wrap Instructions for Occupational Therapy

Dorsiflexion Assist Wrap Instructions for Occupational Therapy This video shows how occupational therapists can use an ACE wrap for dorsiflexion assist during gait training and...
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Drop Arm Commode and other Bathroom Toilet Shower DME Letter of Medical Necessity for...

Drop Arm Commodes Drop arm commodes are much superior to standard 3-in-1 commodes. They allow the arm on each side to drop down to facilitate...

Strict I & O (I/O) for Occupational Therapy – OT on the Job

Disclosure: I may earn a commission from Amazon for purchases made through the links clicked in this post. Background As an occupational therapist who works in...

Prevention & Management of Pressure Injuries/Sores/Ulcers

Risks: Limited mobility (and inability to reposition) Loss of sensation Previous pressure injuries Cognitive impairment Nutritional deficiency Skin assessment: Skin integrity Color changes Variations in...