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Home Safety Screening

Published by <p>This screening can be used to assess the client’s ability to resolve safety issues around the home. <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>

Beyond Opioids: Therapy Strategies to Manage Chronic Pain

Published by <p>Chronic pain presents unique challenges to the rehabilitation professional, oftentimes serving as the primary barrier to functional and meaningful progress. This course will explain the different therapy approaches required for effective chronic pain management, while providing a deeper understanding of how pain is processed in the body. <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>
Speech, occupational, and physical therapy printable handout: Water- essential for the brain and body

Water: Essential for the Brain and Body

Published by <p>Our brains and bodies need water to function and stay healthy. This handout explains how water is used throughout the body and give various facts to inspire drinking more water. Also includes some warning signs of dehydration. <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>

Medication Management Evaluation

Published by <p>This resource provides clinicians with evidence-based tools to use during treatment sessions and strategies to assist with increasing medication adherence. <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>

Medication Management with Low Vision

Published by <p>When a person has difficulty reading medication labels, they are at increased risk of taking the wrong pill, over-or under-medicating, or missing expiration/refill dates. This material provides information about resources now available from ideas created by the working group established by Section 904 of the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act, education regarding […] <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>

Medication Management Aids

Published by <p>With the complexity and number of medications administered following brain injury, other diagnoses, or general cognitive and physical decline with aging, it can be difficult for a person to manage their medications independently. Unfortunately, many people do not have the supervision or assistance needed 24/7 to assist with this skill. This handout provides a variety […] <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>

Helpful Home Management Apps and Technology

Published by <p>Many older adults have difficulty with home management, and would benefit from the use of simple technology to improve independence and outcomes. This handout describes several current types of home management apps and technology helpful for seniors, including for medication management, scheduling and reminders, and grocery services. <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>

Stress and Cognition

Published by <p>This handout includes accessible, evidence-based information about how stress affects cognition and features 30 simple strategies to try that may help reduce stress. It is particularly designed for patients and families in the midst of rehabilitation after traumatic events. <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>

Brain Injury and Rest

Published by <p>This handout describes the need for the brain to rest after an injury in order to heal with a brief discussion about why the struggle between the need for sleep and the increased difficulty the brain has getting sleep after a brain injury. The handout includes 9 specific strategies that patients can implement themselves and […] <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>

Finding Medication Box Errors Set #2

Published by <p>For this activity, the patient will need to read the directions for each medication to know how often it should be taken. Then the patient will need to notice errors with the medication box which requires good attention and visual reasoning. This task could also be used for a visual scanning activity. Features realistic medication […] <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>