This is the first article in our new series of CPD insights. Read this professional's guide on sensory impairment to learn more about the functional impacts and strategies to avoid clients becoming invisible.
In this article Louise describes how she used training as part of her treatment programme with Rob during his rehabilitation following significant orthopaedic trauma. The case study brings to life how training can be an invaluable tool in a the rehabilitation journey.
Following a car accident and resulting leg injuries, Wendy found simple household tasks challenging. Here we explore how Wendy and her OT undertook a functional OT assessment of her abilities, and found real-world solutions to help her increase her independence.
Functional assessments require an OT to observe a client carrying out their everyday tasks, and discovering solutions to improving their quality of life. What is an activity analysis? How do compensatory and restorative methodologies differ, and what are their common outcomes? Let our expert OT answer your questions in our latest FAQ.
This guide has been put together to assist Case Managers understand the services an occupational therapist with a neurology specialism can offer a person with neurological impairments.
In this case study Lucas has sustained an head injury resulting in multiple impairments including cognitive and some physical difficulties. Here we can see how an OT can help with neuro rehabilitation using a goal centred approach.
A selection of the most commonly asked questions by Case Managers about Occupational Therapy Neurological rehabilitation.
In our professionals guide to Housing, Caroline Pomeroy provides her expertise and experience of adapting existing properties to ensure they meet clients and their families current and long term housing needs as well as advice on what to look for if sourcing a property to adapt.
In this case study we meet George and his family, an OT Practice client that needed home modifications after discharge from a rehabilitation setting. Caroline Pomeroy analyses the collaboration between statutory and private therapists with respect to the solutions that were implemented for George and his family.
This case study follows the progress of Phil who experienced an extensive hand injury at work. It highlights the emotional, physical and practical consequences a client may experience when faced with hand trauma.
Helen Griffiths explains when a hand therapist referral might be appropriate and the process that they would go through. Clarifying when a hand therapist can help, she explains how advancing technologies have made splint provision easier in the community.