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.
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.
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.
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.
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.