A road traffic accident left Jane heavily reliant on her husband and children for physical assistance. Following a seating assessment a static chair tailored to Jane's clinical needs was trialled and selected, allowing her to feel more able, independent and comfortable within her home.
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.
What is Functional Rehabilitation? In this guide, Rachael explains how a functional OT assessment, learning about a client's personal goals, and a realistic treatment plan, can help a client achieve their optimum level of participation in daily activities.
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 Case Manager guide explores moving & handling assessments, the impacts of poor techniques and what to expect from a risk assessment and handling management plan.
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.