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Advancing Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities and Chronic Health Conditions in the Community: A Scoping Review (2020)

Published by <p>People with disabilities experience challenges because of disabling environments and exclusion daily; however, this impact is intensified when the entire community is destabilized, such as during emergencies. In such cases, people with disabilities are disproportionately impacted, experiencing higher rates of injury and death as well as increased challenges during response and recovery. The purpose of […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

The Importance of Personal Hygiene

Published by <p>This handout details why engaging in personal hygiene tasks is important for the client and is appropriate for people with cognitive impairments/delay or with mental health challenges. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Sensory Groups for Adults

Published by <p>This resource covers a variety of sensory group ideas. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Occupational Therapy: An Essential Component of Support for Young Children with Cancer (2022)

Published by <p>The authors established a hospital-based early intervention (EI) clinic with a multidisciplinary team to meet the unique developmental needs of infants and toddlers with cancer. The OT evaluation included an assessment of the child’s occupational history and experiences, patterns of daily living, interests, and the family’s values, needs, and contexts, and a standardized assessment of […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Caregiver Burden in Head and Neck Cancer Dysphagia Cases (2022)

Published by <p>Each year there are approximately 900,000 cases of HNC diagnoses worldwide and over 400,000 deaths. By 2040, this number is expected to increase to over 1.4 million and approximately 706,000 deaths. Treatment for HNC can cause acute and long-term side effects that affect a person physically, emotionally, and psychosocially, in addition to other medical comorbidities. […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Med SLP handout: Voice changes after radiation treatment

Voice Changes After Radiation Treatment

Published by <p>This handout explains why the voice can change with cancer radiation treatment and how speech therapy can help recover. Gibson, C., O’Connor, M., White, R., Jackson, M., Baxi, S., & Halkett, G. K. (2022). Silenced: Patients’ experiences of voicelessness in head and neck cancer. Patient Education and Counseling. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical and occupational therapy printable handout: Deep vein thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Published by <p>This handout details the condition of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), including the risks, symptoms, prevention, and how to respond in the case of a DVT. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>
Physical therapy printable handout: Basic exercise guidelines for cancer survivors

Basic Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Survivors

Published by <p>People with cancer benefit from exercise therapy. This resource outlines the basics regarding exercise guidelines for people with cancer. Campbell, K. L., Winters-Stone, K. M., Wiskemann, J., May, A. M., Schwartz, A. L., Courneya, K. S., Zucker, D. S., Matthews, C. E., Ligibel, J. A., Gerber, L. H., Morris, G. S., Patel, A. V., Hue, […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Chemotherapy: What it Means for the Rehab Pro

Published by <p>This course designed to introduce physical therapists & occupational therapists to the basics of chemotherapy & how chemotherapy affects a person. This live course will focus on the broad categories & side effects of chemotherapy. This course will also include a brief case review of short- & long-term effects of chemotherapy on a person’s functional […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Patient Experiences of Swallowing Exercises After Head and Neck Cancer: A Qualitative Study Examining Barriers and Facilitators Using Behavior Change Theory (2017)

Published by <p>The current research suggests about 55% of people had complete non-adherence and 36% had partial adherence for individuals with head and neck cancer. Common reasons patient have given in the past for poor adherence include not having dysphagia at the time of evaluation, poor understanding about the rationale for exercises, the exercises are difficult, being […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>