Each month we focus on a specialist area of occupational therapy and invite one of our experts within that field to share their knowledge and insights.
With the status quo being challenged, we have experienced a new and enlightening perspective on the delivery of occupational therapy in the community. Nikki discusses 9 key benefits of delivering care remotely.
Rachel is an OT Practice Occupational Therapist specialising in Hand Therapy, who has been delivering care remotely to her clients since lockdown began. Here, Rachel shares her experiences and highlights specifically the benefits our referrers are seeing from remote intervention.
Louise has been instrumental in helping us develop our Remote Services and is involved in our remote therapy training programme for our OT’s. Louise reflects on the impact of lockdown and some of the key lessons she has learnt about delivering therapy remotely.
Jane is an OT Practice Occupational Therapist working with children and adults, who has helped develop and refine our service for the remote delivery of therapy. Here Jane gives us some insights on how to achieve a successful outcome from remote intervention and in particular how it enables therapist to be more responsive.
Zandri is an OT Practice Paediatric Occupational Therapist specialising in Sensory Processing Disorder, who has been instrumental in helping The OT Practice develop and refine our service for the remote delivery of therapy. Here she shares an experience, explaining the largely unexpected benefits, of treating a child with ASD remotely.
The last decade has seen some exciting advances in neurological occupational therapy practice. Focusing on two approaches to upper-limb rehabilitation, find out more about Mirror Therapy and Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy and the significant benefits to clients.
Fatigue is something that is part of most of our client’s rehabilitation journeys. OT's work with clients to break down tasks & build strategic rehabilitation programmes whilst managing the need for rest & recuperation allowing clients to realise their goals & stretch their capabilities.
Four million people develop mental health problems after a long term physical disability. A holistic approach encompassing both physical & mental health is an essential ingredient in client led rehabilitation. This article explores their important relationship & the impact on therapeutic success.
There has been a significant growth in the mainstreaming of assistive technology over the last decade which has great advantages to the health care sector. More funding has gone into research and product development of this field, which has meant the selection of products on the market has grown whilst reducing the price of these devices. Find out more on how smart speakers such as Amazon's Alexa can aid clinical practice.