Occupational therapy is the only profession that helps people across the lifespan do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations).
Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability.
Common occupational therapy interventions include:
- Helping people recovering from injury to regain skills
- Providing support for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes
Occupational therapy practitioners have a holistic perspective, in which the focus is on adapting the environment and/or task to fit the person, and the person is an integral part of the therapy team.
It is an evidence-based practice deeply rooted in science. (American Occupational Therapy Association)
How can Occupational Therapy help you:
- Improving self-care tasks (toileting, hygiene, grooming, and bathing)
- Wheelchair and positioning needs
- Training on adaptive equipment for self-care tasks
- Continence management
- Splint and contracture management
- Increasing independence with dressing and bathing
- Improving fine motor skills for functional tasks
Sayre Christian Village full-time therapy staff includes 2 registered Occupational Therapists, Carly Braun and Cathy Cooper, and 2 occupational therapy assistants, Timothy Trumbo and Shelley Taliaferro.