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Sensory Preferences Checklist

June 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource is a client-centered screening tool for adults with sensory difficulties. It has a comprehensive checklist of stimuli to develop a personalized reference that can be provided to caregivers, family members, etc to share what stimuli the individual finds triggering and methods of calming.
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Hospice Information for Caregivers: Facilitating a Smooth Transition

June 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource educates families and caregivers about optimizing the transition to hospice. It provides examples of equipment that may be utilized and highlights safety with transfers and ADL engagement, keeping the patient and family involved, and meaningful activities to complete during end-of-life.
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Pelvic Floor Anatomy

June 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout provides a visual representation of pelvic floor anatomy that can be used to educate clients and demonstrate what muscles various therapeutic exercises and activities target.
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Creating an Adult Sensory Diet

June 30, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This resource offers insights into creating an adult sensory diet. It includes a worksheet portion that can be used to create a sensory diet as part of an intervention plan.
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Thought Record Worksheet

May 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This is an activity that the OT practitioner can complete with their client or provide as homework to help clients recognize the relationship and influence thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. McManus, F., Van Doorn, K., & Yiend, J. (2012). Examining the effects of thought records and behavioral experiments in instigating belief change. Journal of Behavior Therapy […]
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Brock String Exercises

May 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout provides instructions in HEP format to perform Brock string exercises for vision training and rehab to address impairments, such as convergence insufficiency, commonly affected by brain injuries.
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Basics to Understanding Pressure Wounds

May 31, 2024 by Ashley Zhinin.
This handout is intended to help patients, family members and caregivers better understand the basics of pressure wounds. It includes education on pressure-related wounds, risk factors, and prevention. Li Z, Lin F, Thalib L, Chaboyer W. Global prevalence and incidence of pressure injuries in hospitalised adult patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs […]
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