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/ …

Changing the Culture of Nursing Homes Through “Flipping SNFs”

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Samia Rafeedie OTD, OTR/L, BCPR, CBIS shares her passion for “Flipping SNFs” – where occupational therapy can serve as a catalyst to change the culture of a nursing home through shared governance and empowering not only our residents, but frontline workers, as well. Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe here on iTunes, Stitcher, or any podcast app Resources from the Show: Resource …

Productivity standards for occupational therapy tips and ethical discussion | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #OT #occupationaltherapyassistant #SNFOT #HHOT #OTtreatmentideas

Productivity Standards (and Ethics!) in Today’s Occupational Therapy World

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Productivity Standards (and Ethics!) in Today’s Occupational Therapy World Productivity standards in occupational therapy is a hot topic! Shannon Bertsch OTR discusses what she learned from attending many courses on productivity and ethics at the AOTA Conference this year, as a way to gain knowledge, collect tips and optimize client centered care, all while maintaining professional responsibility.  Resources from the Show: 8 Productivity …

Acute Care #OT treatment ideas, assessments and the pros & cons of working in this setting. | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #geriatricOT #OTtreatmentideas

Acute Care Occupational Therapy

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What is Occupational Therapy’s role in Acute Care? Sarah Stromsdorfer MS, OTR from myOTspot.com talks about the best parts and the challenges of being a practitioner in this role. She also talks about acute care treatment ideas and assessments used.  Resources from the Show: Focusing on Occupation in Occupational Therapy Podcast (#1 downloaded Seniors Flourish episode!) Occupational Therapy Intervention …

Cross Discipline Collaboration in #OT | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #SNFOT #homehealthOT

Cross Discipline Collaboration in Occupational Therapy

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Why should and how can occupational therapy practitioners better collaborate with other disciplines – not just in the workplace. Guest Nichole Kain OTR/L, MA, CAPS shares why this is such an important aspect of the OT profession! From the Show: Seniors Flourish Podcast: Occupational Therapy Leadership: The Seniors Flourish Story – OT Miri interviews Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L about her journey of …

How #Occupational Therapy Can Help with Chronic Pelvic Pain in Older Adults | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #SNFOT #homehealthOT #geriatricOT #painOT

Coping Strategies for Pelvic Pain in Older Adults

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How can occupational therapy practitioners help our older adult patients that have chronic pelvic pain? Guest Allison Landry OT, gives some practical examples and tools to help you better serve older adults.  Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher Resources from the Show: OPTP Smart Roller Sits Pads for prolonged sitting Squatty Potty Voiding Diary  Bladder Irritants Prelief takes acidic content out of …