#OT health promotion community programing in our communities.How do we get out there to promote health to the older adults in our communities? What types of programing should I be doing and where do I start? | Seniorsflourish.com #occupationaltherapy #geriatricOT

Health Promotion for Older Adults in Our Communities

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How do we get out there to promote health to the older adults in our communities? What types of programing should I be doing and where do I start? Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher Resources from the Show: Book: Age Defying Fitness  Home Study Course: Health promotion and Exercise for the Older Adult MovingTargetScreen.com: The MTS is a performance-based functional assessment tool (Moving Target …

Helping #OT practitioners DOMINATE documentation (or at least a step toward this goal ? ) with case studies, reviewing CPT codes, goals and FREE resources to get you feeling more confident and skilled | SeniorsFlourish.com #Occupationaltherapy #geriatricOT

Documentation Domination for OT Practitioners Working with Older Adults

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Helping you DOMINATE documentation (or at least a step toward this goal 🙂 with case studies, reviewing CPT codes, goals and FREE resources to get you feeling more confident and skilled! Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher Resources: Documentation Justification Handout AOTA Occupational Profile AOTA Members Only: Occupational Therapy Framework: Domain & Process Connect with Alexis! Facebook: http://facebook.com/8alexisjoelle Instagram: http://instagram.com/8alexisjoelle Twitter: http://twitter.com/8alexisjoelle Website:http://www.alexisjoelle.com/ …

Home Health #OT strategies to help avoid the burnout and find your flow... | Seniorsflourish.com #geriatricOT #occupationaltherapy

6 Tips for Home Health OTs to be Less Frazzled and More Potent: Finding your OT Sweet Spot this Year

Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L Education & Tips for Independent Living 4 Comments

I am excited to welcome Monika Lukasiewicz, OTR/L as a guest blogger today – she has some great home health OT strategies to help avoid the burnout and find your flow… Why? It’s been long enough, that’s why. Really. When enough is enough, things finally change. You sigh about that backpacking trip (you haven’t made time to take) and moan …

What does it mean to be an Authentic #OT practitioner? Discussing productivity, being a voice for our profession and ways for you to be the best clinician you can be! | SeniorsFlourish.com #geriatricOT #occupationaltherapy

Productivity: Being an Authentic OT Practitioner in Today’s Expectations

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What does it mean to be an Authentic #OT practitioner? Discussing productivity, being a voice for our profession and ways for you to be the best clinician you can be! I am talking with Debora Davidson PhD, OTR/L about this hot topic (while trying to keep my cool 🙂 and discussing ways we can overcome the pressure. Subscribe here on: iTunes or …

Have you ever wondered how to get started working with your patient's on incontinence? Get a FREE voiding diary and Bladder irritant patient handout | SeniorsFlourish.com #OTpodcast #OT #occupationaltherapy #geriatricOT

Gotta Go, Gotta Go, Gotta Go RIGHT NOW: Incontinence for the Generalist Occupational Therapy Practitioner

Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L Education & Tips for Independent Living, Podcasts 4 Comments

Have you ever felt like you just don’t know where to start when addressing incontinence with your patients? Today, Krista Covell-Pierson OTR/L, BCB-PMD talks about what we can do get started treating this area of practice. Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher BONUSES! Krista is sharing with you a free download of a Voiding Diary (plus, it’s easy to modify for your specific setting!) …

5 Activity Tolerance Games to Play During OT Sessions to Make it FUN! | SeniorsFlourish.com #OT #occupationaltherapy

5 FUN and Purposeful Standing Tolerance Activities for OT

Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L Education & Tips for Independent Living 7 Comments

I am always looking to mix up my occupational therapy treatments for standing tolerance activities – especially when working in a nursing facility as we are seeing them typically 5 days a week (or more!). Occupation based ideas are always my go-to, but I love to use games as a means to: 1) work on OT goals, 2) be purposeful, …

Videos of exact techniques! Treatment ideas for #OTs working on dressing with their adult patients. | SeniorsFlourish.com #geratricOT #occupationaltherapy #occupationaltherapist #occupationaltherapyassistant

OT Dressing Techniques (for Adults!) Using Theraband

Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L Education & Tips for Independent Living 18 Comments

Here are some quick and easy occupational therapy treatment ideas to work on some of those range of motion, safety and ADL task components of donning a shirt, pants and bra with your patients using a theraband when the actually completing the occupation of dressing is not an option. Occupation based tasks are always top priority, but sometimes cannot be done, …

Get new tx ideas using puzzles in #OT with your patients that have dementia - what kind are best, how to use them + ways to use them in a sensory diet | SeniorsFlourish.com #geriatricOT #occupationaltherapy

How to Use Puzzles in OT with Patients That Have Dementia

Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L Education & Tips for Independent Living 13 Comments

Using puzzles in occupational therapy for our patients with dementia is a great way to work on goals, reminisce, and use as a part of a patient’s sensory diet. I will discuss how to incorporate them into working toward your goals for physical limitations, cognitive limitations and recommendations on what to look for in puzzles specifically for patients with dementia. When …

As an #OT, trying to find DME for patients can be a challenge - check out this list! | SeniorsFlourish.com #geriatricOT #occupationaltherapy

Where OTs Find FREE DME (or a Smokin’ Deal) for Patients

Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L Education & Tips for Independent Living 10 Comments

In an ideal world, all of our patients would be able to get all the adaptive equipment and that they need and get it paid for. This, of course, is not the reality and many occupational therapy practitioners end up scrambling around to find DME that our patients can afford and help with their independence and safety in daily living. I …

8 GREAT productivity tips for occupational therapists that work in SNFs. | SeniorsFlourish.com #geriatricOT #OT #occupationaltherapy

8 Productivity Tips for Occupational Therapists Working in SNFs

Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L Education & Tips for Independent Living 8 Comments

Productivity. Ugh. I almost don’t even want to say the word out loud… In all actuality, I feel it shouldn’t be called “productive,” it should be called what it really is: “billable.” We are ALL as efficient as we can be in skilled nursing facilities, as there are so many extra things that we do to provide excellent patient care that facilities can’t …