Rehabilitation Services

Rehabilitation Services are a segment of Occupational Therapy, which focus on improving one’s ability to perform everyday activities that have been affected by illness, injury, or surgery. Rehabilitation services can help in all areas of one’s life but are particularly helpful for people with mental health labels, the elderly, and those returning to the workplace.

Occupational Therapists assist those that suffer from depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar mood disorder, concurrent disorders, and autism, to live a full and active life. Occupational Therapists can help individuals develop better ways to deal with their specific challenges in everyday activities. In addition, Occupational Therapists collaborate with other health professionals such as psychologists, social workers, and doctors to provide the best care for the client.

Occupational Therapists help the elderly in a variety of settings including assisted living facilities, nursing homes, adult day care centers, and community senior centers. Occupational Therapists help those who suffer from arthritis, memory loss, limited range of motion, and vision impairment. The Occupational Therapist’s goal is for elders gain independence and self-reliance.

Workplace rehabilitation, also known as, vocational rehabilitation, assists workers to return to work after an illness, chronic stress, injury, and surgery. Occupational Therapists will help individuals with injury management and rehabilitation, injury prevention, and training. This program provides injury risk assessments, development of alternate duties, ergonomic assessments, and safe work practices.

    Occupational Therapists assist people overcome a variety of problems and are not limited to the mentally ill, elderly, and those returning to the workplace. Others include:

    • Children
    • Adolescents
    • Adults
    • End-of-Life Care
    • Obesity

    Occupational Therapists in your area are available to provide information and treatment options for those interested in learning more on this rehabilitation service.

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