Brushing Teeth and Oral Hygiene After a Stroke (How to Apply Toothpaste) – Occupational Therapy

This guide provides some ideas and insights into occupational therapy intervention for oral care after a stroke in the hospital (acute care, acute rehab). Barriers Pain: generalized, involved limbs Dizziness: from vision, medications Poor balance Motivation, Depression Vision and perception: inattention, neglect, field cut Proprioception Hemiparesis Tone: hypo- or hypertonicity Sensation: impaired Attention: short Memory: … Read more