How can #OT practitioners help our pts with a stroke be resilient, stay positive and tackle depressive symptoms | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #SNFOT #HomeHealthOT #neuroOT

How OTs Can Promote Resilience After a Stroke

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Learn how occupational therapy practitioners can help our patients with a stroke be resilient, stay positive and tackle depressive symptoms. Guest Alexandra Terrill PhD and her team of occupational therapy student researchers are learning ways to increase quality of life for those who have experienced a stroke and their care partners.  Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher Resources from the Show: LEARN MORE …

Parkinson's and Exercise: Tips to integrate into your OT practice. Are you challenging your patients enough? | Seniorsflourish.com #occupationaltherapy #OT #SNFOT #homehealthOT #OTtreatmentideas

Parkinson’s, Occupational Therapy + Exercise

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Our patients with Parkinson’s Disease need to be challenged by occupational therapy practitioners! In this episode, Chad Moir, OTS discusses how he is honoring his mother’s legacy by helping others live with PD – working with them through exercise and the Rock Steady program, as well as a wellness group and social support, all while finishing up his OT degree. …

Occupational therapy and dementia strategies that you can incorporate into your practice TODAY + a Dementia Cognitive Screen/Evaluation Checklist and Behavior Profile | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #HomehealthOT #OTpodcast #SNFOT #occupationaltherapist #occupationaltherapyassistant

Understanding Dementia in Occupational Therapy

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Occupational therapy is such an amazing profession to address the challenges of our patients with dementia. But how can we truly use our skills to engage our patients, teach staff and care partners these skills and help our patient’s thrive? My guest Jenna Mele OTD, OTR/L, CCCM, RYT, gives some great tips, resources and practical ways to work with our …

Occupational Therapy Entrepreneurship: How can we as #OT practitioners be leaders. | Seniorsflourish.com #occupationaltherapy #OT #HomehealthOT #OTmentorship #SNFOT

Occupational Therapy Leadership: An Entrepreneurial Journey

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Occupational Therapy Entrepreneurship: How can we, as OT practitioners, be leaders and how can we utilize our voices to effect meaningful change. Miri Lee OTD, OTR from OTMiri.com takes over the Seniors Flourish Occupational Therapy Podcast to interview me, Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L, on my Occupational Therapy leadership journey and digs into how and why I started SeniorsFlourish.com.  Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher Resources …

Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Tips | Seniorsflourish.com #OT #occupationaltherapy #occupationaltherapyassistant #futureOT #futureOTA #OTpodcast

Mastering Fieldwork: 7 Tips I Wish I’d Known

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Occupational therapy fieldwork can be stressful! Check out these 7 tips to MASTERING your fieldwork through my conversation with Miri Lee OTD, OTR Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher Resources from the Show: Click here to get: Connect with my guest Miri Lee OTD, OTR (OT Miri): YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/mirilee Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OTmiri Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ot_miri Email: [email protected] This episode is brought to you by the Seniors Flourish …

Check out some great OT suggestions, treatment ideas and ways to screen your patients with low vision and help them succeed! #OT #occupationaltherapy #OTpodcast | SeniorsFlourish.com #OT #occupationaltherapy #SNFOT

Low Vision: “Seeing” Our Patients’ Full Potential in Occupational Therapy

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Check out some great OT suggestions, treatment ideas and ways to screen your patients with low vision and help them succeed! Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher Resources from the Show: Brain Injury Visual Assessment Battery for Adults (BIVABA)- Uses the hierarchy of vision to assess the most basic visual skills to the higher level cognitive visual skills. It’s easy to use and …

#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 …