Safety awareness and fall prevention education is also provided by our Occupational Therapists.
Services occupational therapy offers include:
- Upper body strengthening, to have the ability to dress, toilet, and other activities necessary to return home;
- Transfer training, to be able to safely demonstrate the ability to get up and transfer;
- Wheelchair management, for those who are wheelchair-bound so they are comfortable and are at a low risk of skin breakdown;
- Cognition to make sure Residents’ can rationally demonstrate they are safe, in order to return home.
If you or a loved one have been recently hospitalized and feel you may benefit from occupational therapy services, contact us by email or (574) 295-0096.