Occupational Therapy

Tech Modifications for the Home Health Patient

Rehabilitation therapy has always been focused on returning patients to their home in the quickest, safest and healthiest ways possible. But with the recent changes in healthcare costs, coverage, and policies, getting patients home feels like it can never be soon enough to a treating therapist. So how can therapists accomplish this goal in even faster ways while…

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“Call, don’t fall!”

As healthcare workers in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and home health settings, we are often saying these words to our patients and their families. Some heed our advice, but others just don’t quite believe its a big deal. As advocates, all we can do is educate educate educate, and create a recipe for success that…

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Legos – More than just a kids toy!

Occupational therapists – Are you tired of doing the same old, same old rehabilitation activities with your patients? Are your patients tired of doing the same old activities also? Try mixing it up with an oldie but a goodie sure to bring a smile to your patient’s face with (hopefully) fond memories of times long…

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ICD 10 – It’s Here!

As most of us in the healthcare industry are aware, the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 became official on October 1st, 2015. But are you prepared, or having trouble adjusting? As therapists, the ICD codes become an important factor when choosing an appropriate treatment diagnosis. For a quick introduction to what ICD-10 coding looks like, what…

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Top 20 Most Meaningful Jobs

A recent poll from Payscale.com asked people in over 450 different jobs how satisfied they were, and how meaningful they felt their job was. Not surprisingly, some the most satisfied and meaningful jobs are in either healthcare or education. What’s even better? All three rehabilitation therapy disciplines were in the top 20 overall! Want to see…

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