Occupational Therapy for Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities - assessments, to case studies | SeniorsFlourish.com #OT #occupationaltherapy #OTtreatmentideas #geriatricOT #SNFOT #HomehealthOT

Occupational Therapy for Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities

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Occupational Therapist have a unique role when working in a community based setting for older adults with developmental disabilities. Guest Tomeico Faison OTR/L not only has a passion for providing services to this population, but has grown an OT business! From assessments and case studies to finding a way to serve an unmet need – you will not want to …

Occupational therapy caregiver training can be HARD! 3 tips to help you work with caregivers so they will comply with the home modification recommendations you suggest! | SeniorsFlourish.com #OT #occupationaltherapy #SNFOT #HomeHealthOT #OTtreatmentideas

3 Tips to Help Caregivers Carry Out Home Modifications

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by Maria Lindbergh, MOT, ECHM, OTR/L Occupational therapy caregiver training – it can be tough. I don’t know about you, but I find it frustrating when my recommendations for simple, low cost home modifications are not carried out after a patient discharges home. When older adult patients need caregivers help to follow through on home modifications, that means it’s up …

#occupationaltherapy specialties & certifications to advance your career - Both for #OTR & #COTA. I LOVE having my PAMS certification! | SeniorsFlourish.com #OT #SNFOT #OTtreatmentideas #homehealthOT #acutecareOT

Occupational Therapy Specialties and Certifications for OTR & OTA

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Occupational therapy specialties and certifications – what’s out there and what are some options for you to further your occupational therapy career. Any certifications or specialties that have impacted your career and you would love to add – leave us a comment! Resources From the Show:  AOTA Board and Specialty Certifications 20 Occupational Therapy Specialties to Advance your Career Where to …

OT and the LGBTQ+ Older Adult Community

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Looking to learn more about being an occupational therapy practitioner and fostering inclusivity with older adults in the LGBTQ+ community? Learn about the stats, get more information on inclusive language, check out these resources and gain knowledge on practical strategies to increase your competency. Anything you would love to add – leave us a comment! Resources From the Show:  theSafeZoneProject.com …

OT podcasts, Facebook groups, Twitter Chats, Instagrams to follow and MORE! | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #OT #OTtreatmentideas #OTprofessionaldevelopment #SNFOT #homehealthOT #neuroOT #geriOT

Benefits of Social Media for OT Development

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Social media and OT. Love it or hate it. In this episode of the Seniors Flourish Podcast, we are chatting about all things Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and Podcasting to enhance your OT professional development. What are your favorite podcasts – leave us a comment! Learn More About Our Sponsors: Promenaid is the world’s first code-compliant continuous handrail combining elegance, versatility, …

What are some pros & cons of working in a #SNF setting? Productivity, typical day, co-workers, etc | SeniorsFlourish.com #OTtreatmentideas #OT #occupationaltherapy #OTlove

Occupational Therapy in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)

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What is it like to be an occupational therapy practitioner working in a skilled nursing facility (SNF)? We will be digging into a typical day and discussing the pros and cons of working with older adults in this setting. Anything you would love to add – leave us a comment! Resources From the Show:  Purpose Therapy Box Learn More About …

Fall Prevention in Occupational Therapy

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How can occupational therapy practitioners truly address falls with our patients? Marla Pomeranz talks about how it is not just balance assessments and environmental modifications and how we need to address our patients holistically to make the most impact in the lives of our patients! Resources from the Show: Matter of Balance Call 2-11: local community resource line TUG balance test …

#OT and their role in mental health and depression when working in a physical disability setting. Are you truly listening to your patients? | Seniors Flourish.com #SNFOT #homehealthOT #OTtreatmentideas #OTpodcast #OTlove

OT’s Role in Mental Health and Depression in a Physical Disability Setting

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Are you addressing depression with your patients that are older adults when working in a physical disability setting? In this week’s Seniors Flourish Podcast Betweenisode, Mandy and Sarah chat about how it is imperative that we are listening to our patients and addressing their mental health in any setting. We also talk about how we can easily assess for depression and …

Tips and resources for culture and diversity in #occupationaltherapy as well as looking at how inclusivity and implicit bias makes an impact | SeniorsFlourish.com #OT #SNFOT #OTprofessionaldevelopment #OTtreatmentideas

OT Diversity, Inclusivity and Implicit Bias

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How can we as occupational therapy practitioners be more client center through awareness of our own implicit biases? Stephanie Lancaster OTR, shares tips and resources on ways we can learn more about diversity, inclusivity and help us be better practitioners. Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe here on iTunes, Stitcher, or any podcast app Resources from the Show: Mitigating Implicit Bias in Health Care – https://u.osu.edu/breakingbias/related-resources/ …