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Menstrual Hygiene Management

November 30, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource covers considerations and strategies for addressing this important but often overlooked ADL.
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ADL Storage Labels

September 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource offers simple and clear pictures for labeling spaces in the home (e.g. dresser full of clothes, kitchen drawers) to increase independence for clients with decreased memory.
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Knee Replacement and Occupational Therapy

July 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout provides education on safety, adaptive equipment, considerations for discharge after a knee replacement, and the role of occupational therapists. Video on how to use this resource:
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Overstimulation After Brain Injury

June 1, 2023 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout provides education on overstimulation after brain injury and how clients can cope with it. Video on how to use this resource: Cotter, J. (2022). Tailoring the rehabilitative environment for people with sensory overload.
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Home Assessments: Evidence-Based Strategies to Decrease Falls & Improve Mobility

January 18, 2022 by txinsights.
As the older adult population continues to grow at a rapid rate, occupational and physical therapists face new challenges in helping individuals age in place. Older adults often lack the knowledge, equipment and home set up to allow them to remain at home safely. This presentation will showcase the importance of home assessment and modification, […]
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Effect of Home Modification Interventions on the Participation of Community Dwelling Adults with Health Conditions: A Systematic Review (2017)

January 16, 2022 by txinsights.
Millions of community dwelling adults in the United States have difficulty completing at least one ADL and report dependence in at least one ADL or IADL. Home modifications are a common compensatory strategies used by occupational therapy practitioners to reduce environmental barriers and improve the occupational performance of clients with functional limitations. Study design This […]
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Home Safety Checklist

December 26, 2021 by txinsights.
A home safety checklist used for assessing safety, accessibility, and possible barriers for individuals in their homes.
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Tub Transfer Bench

December 26, 2021 by txinsights.
A tub transfer bench can be an important DME consideration. Verbal explanation can be difficult, and this handout can offer a written and visual guide for proper set up and use of a transfer bench. May be used in conjunction with home evaluation, discharge planning, caregiver education, and/or during OT intervention to improve recall and […]
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