Occupational therapy is needed for people who it became hard to implement daily activities as a result of accident, injury, disease or any other condition. Some examples of occupation therapy are: arthritis that makes driving challenging, autism may hinder a child from interacting effectively with classmates; traumatic brain injury keeps a wounded warrior out of active duty because of difficulties with memory and organizational skills, or a small change in activities or the environment could prevent a future condition. Occupational therapy allows people to do the activities they want and need to do.
Marin county occupational therapist from Health Now Home Healthcare will evaluate patients’ situation and, develop individualized goals that allows resuming or pursuing valued occupations. After developing goals with occupational therapist, our specialist will work together on a specific intervention plan targeted to improve or maintain ability to perform daily activities. Our occupational therapy specialist can widen their focus to groups or communities too, developing and implementing programs that promote healthy behaviors, or address particular issues such as community transitions for returning soldiers, homelessness, troubled youth, mental health, and addictions. Our Occupational therapy professionals are skilled health care professionals who use research and scientific evidence to ensure their interventions are effective. With strong knowledge of a person’s psychological, physical, emotional, and social makeup, they can evaluate how patient’s condition (or risk for one) is affecting body and mind, using a holistic perspective.
Health Now Home Healthcare occupational therapists will work with a patient to help them achieve a fulfilled and satisfied state in life through the use of purposeful activity or interventions designed to achieve occupational outcomes which promote health, prevent injury or disability. It can be seen that occupational performance, the roles it creates for a patient, and the areas it can encompass are so far-reaching that an occupational therapist can work with a wide range of clients of various limitations who are being cared for in an array of settings. Occupational therapy is about helping people do the day-to-day tasks that “occupy” their time, sustain themselves, and enable them to contribute to the wider community. It is these opportunities to “do”, which occupational therapy provides, that prove important and meaningful to the health of people.
Occupational therapists (OTs) help people of all ages to improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living and working environments. We work with individuals who have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally, socially or emotionally disabling.
We also help them to develop, recover, or maintain daily living and work skills. Our occupational therapists help clients not only to improve their basic cognitive function and reasoning abilities, but also to compensate for permanent loss of occupation. Our Occupational therapists from Marin County assist patients in performing activities of all types, ranging from using a computer to caring for daily needs such as dressing, cooking, and eating, etc. Activity training may be used to improve Activity of daily living and dexterity, while other additional activities may be chosen to improve visual acuity and the ability to discern patterns.Our Occupational therapists also use computer programs to help patients to improve other mental and important capabilities, such as decision-making, abstract-reasoning, problem solving, and copying skills, as well as memory, sequencing, and coordination. All of the mentioned activities are important for independent and healthy living.
Our Occupational therapists are highly skilled in psychological strategies such as cognitive behavioral therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and may use cognitive therapy especially when introducing people to new strategies for carrying out daily activities such as activity pacing or using effective communication strategies.
Health Now Home Healthcare Therapists instruct patients with permanent disabilities, such as spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, or muscular dystrophy, in the use of adaptive equipment, including wheelchairs, orthotics, and aids for eating and dressing. They also design or make special equipment needed at home or at work. Therapists develop computer-aided adaptive equipment and teach clients with severe limitations how to use that equipment in order to communicate better and control various aspects of their environment.
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