Japanese Occupational Therapy Cultural Awareness Interventions

Japanese culture has a unique perspective on health and wellness that may influence the practice of occupational therapy in Japan. The healthcare system in Japan may be different from other countries, and foreign patients may need help navigating the system and understanding their rights and options for therapy. Occupational therapists need to be aware of … Read more

Chinese Attitudes of Western Medicine, Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a healthcare profession that aims to help individuals achieve independence and participate in the activities of daily living (ADLs) and other meaningful activities such as work, leisure, and socialization. Chinese minority groups may have unique cultural and linguistic needs when it comes to occupational therapy based on potential beliefs and influences from … Read more

Now What Do We Eat? – Western Diet and Fast Food Linked to Neurodegenerative Diseases and Disrupters – Occupational Therapist’s Thoughts

Some interesting topics have come up in my feed lately regarding the Western diet and plastics. First of all, I love this stuff. Cheeseburgers. French Fries. Donuts. Soda. The pandemic did not help with me avoiding this food. Our family has set some goals for us, including our little one, to eat healthier. Now there’s … Read more