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Low Vision Strategies

Published by <p>This handout details strategies to maximize safety and independence for individuals and caregivers coping with low vision changes. <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>

Addressing Sex and Intimacy

Published by <p>This resource covers strategies for addressing sex and intimacy regardless of clinical setting. <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>

Goals of Care Conversation

Published by <p>Therapists play an integral role in providing information regarding cognition and mobility. This material includes further information regarding goals, barriers, considerations, framework, and timing related to goals of care conversations. Dunlay SM, Strand JJ. How to discuss goals of care with patients. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2016 Jan;26(1):36-43. doi: 10.1016/j.tcm.2015.03.018. <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>

Carry Over and Follow-Through Techniques

Published by <p>This rehab OT printable resource assists in increasing carryover and follow-through strategies for individuals incorporating their care providers. <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>

Prevalence and Predictors of Burnout Among Occupational Therapy Practitioners in the United States (2022)

Published by <p>Burnout is a concept that describes the psychological relationship people have with their job along three dimensions: exhaustion–energy, cynicism–involvement, and inefficacy–efficacy. A large body of literature indicates that feelings of burnout are common among health care professionals, including OT practitioners. The purpose of this study was to assess the extent and predictors of burnout in […] <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>

Ethnic Skin and Hair Care in Acute and LTC Settings

Published by <p>This course will explore techniques used to care for African American patients including shampooing, styling, and upkeep of the varying hair textures that you may encounter. Additionally, it will also explore skin care issues and how, as a rehab professional, to incorporate cultural ideals into everyday intervention and clients’ activities of daily living (ADLs). <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>

Effects of Client-Centered Occupational Therapy on Behavioral Psychological Symptoms, Social Interaction, Occupational Performance, Quality of Life, and Caregiver Burden Among the Individuals with Dementia (2022)

Published by <p>This study used a two-group pretest-posttest design with participants (aged 65 years or older, attending a community daycare center, with a diagnosis of dementia, and a Clinical Dementia Rating Scale of 0.5 to 2.0 and Mini-Mental State Examination score of less than 23) randomly divided into the experimental (n=10) and control group (n=10). The Canadian […] <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 handout: Repositioning aids for caregivers

Repositioning Aids for Caregivers

Published by <p>This handout provides caregivers resources on positioning aids and what they are used for. <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 handout: How to get up from a fall

How To Get Up From A Fall

Published by <p>Therapy material to use during fall recovery interventions to assist with sequencing and providing individuals to assist with technique follow-through and carryover. Moreland, B., Kakara, R., & Henry, A. (2020). Trends in nonfatal falls and fall-related injuries among adults aged ≥65 years — United States, 2012–2018. MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 69(27), 875–881.Chronic conditions. […] <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 adult speech therapy printable handout - When food is no longer a comfort

When Food is No Longer a Comfort

Published by <p>Facing the end of life for a loved one is challenging. This handout will explain why some people stop eating and drinking toward the end of life and how family members can continue showing love and care in other ways. Askren, A. N., & Kershner, M. (2020). Eating, drinking, and comfort at end-of-life: Promoting a […] <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>