#OT practitioners working with patients that have breast cancer does not have to be intimidating! Learn how to integrate some basic pilates techniques into your clinical practice. | Seniorsflourish.com #occupationaltherapy #occupationatherapist #OTassistant

OT, Breast Cancer + Pilates

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Occupational therapy practitioners working with patients that have breast cancer does not have to be intimidating! Naomi discusses how she uses pilates to treat her patients that have breast cancer, gives TONS of resources for you to dig into and specific breathing techniques to try. Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher Resources from the Show: Naomi’s Book: …

Why is sleep so difficult for our patients that have dementia? What are some ways to assess and develop a treatment plan by asking ourselves "WHY" and looking at the patient holistically. |SeniorsFlourish.com #OT #occupationaltherapy #occupationaltherapist #occupationaltherapyideas

Sleep Problems in Our Patients with Dementia

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Why is sleep so difficult for our patients that have dementia? What are some ways OT practitioners can assess and develop a treatment plan by asking ourselves “WHY” and looking at the patient holistically. Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher Resources from the show:   Research: Evidence-Based Recommendations for the Assessment and Management of Sleep Disorders in Older Persons. Research: Age-Related Changes in Slow Wave Sleep and …

Great ideas and easy ways to integrate mCIMT into your #OT practice - especially when working with our patients that have had a stroke. Plus FREE pdf printout of all the items used in the clinic | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #homehealthOT #neuroOT #occupationaltherapist #occuapationaltherapyassistant

Using Modified Constraint Induced Movement Therapy With Patients That Had a CVA

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Using the evidence to start a modified constraint induced movement therapy (mCIMT) program in your occupational therapy practice doesn’t have to be hard or involve lots of equipment. Listen in to Lauren Walker MOT, OTR/L talk about how her team did this to produce better outcomes for her patients who experienced a stroke. Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher Resources from the Show: …

Lots of resources and a FREE Lymphedema Prevention Program PDF | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #OT #geriatricOT #OTpodcast

Top Tips in Edema and Lymphedema for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

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In occupational therapy, we see a lot of patients that have edema and lymphedema. How should we be intervening? What should we be educating our patients on? When should we be referring to a lymphedema specialist? Well, you are in luck because Mandy Perez MOTR/L CLT is here to answer all those questions (and more!). Resources from the Show: Understanding …

Practical + actionable tips to help you address driving for the general #OT practitioner plus TONS of printable resources, handouts + references to make it a little easier | SeniorsFlourish.com #geriatricOT #occupationaltherapy

Occupational Therapy and Driving – Are You Addressing this IADL?

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Occupational therapy practitioners sometimes do not address driving in the general clinical setting. Why? Should we? And how? Check out the education bomb Kimberly Kearney COTA gives about not only how to address this topic with your patients, but TONS of resources to get you started.   Resources from the Show: The Ethical and Professional Obligation to Address Driving when …

Occupational therapy documentation can be a struggle - be sure to check out this 5 part series + FREE skilled terminology & phrases handout | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #OT #geriatricOT

Occupational Therapy Documentation: The Ultimate Guide to Simplify Your Documentation

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Do you have questions about occupational therapy documentation, management, OASIS assessments & regulations? Check out this 5 part series to help you with the day to day documentation struggles. EPISODE 1: Subjective EPISODE 2: Objective EPISODE 3: Assessment EPISODE 4: Plan EPISODE 5: Recording of the Documentation Webinar – YOUR Questions Answered Looking for more documentation information? Kornetti and Krafft have a …

What are you, as an #OT practitioner, missing on your home modification assessments? Plus get FREE pdf quick reference guide | SeniorsFlourish.com #OccupationalTherapy #geriatricOT #homehealthOT

5 Home Modifications that OTs Often Overlook

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By Paige Hays OTR/L  Occupational Therapists are highly skilled at helping people improve safety and performance during daily activities at home. We often take on many roles, such as teaching proper technique for transfers, helping organize kitchens for energy conservation, replacing door knobs with levers, and determining the best kind of shower chair or toilet seat.  One of our unique …

Virtual Reality and Occupational Therapy Neurorehabilitation. The progress and research in this area has shown greatly in recent years and it is exciting to see how occupational therapy and virtual reality will work together to help our patients now and in the future! | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #geriatricOT #OTpodcast #OT

Virtual Reality and OT Neurorehabilitation

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How do you (or do you?) use virtual reality with your patients that have neuro involvement? The progress and research in this area has grown greatly in recent years and it is exciting to see how occupational therapy and virtual reality will work together to help our patients now and in the future! Or Listen and Subscribe on: iTunes or Stitcher Resources …