Category Archives: Home Care

NEW Courses added in Texas


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Cancer Rehabilitation – There is a Need.


Great article from the New York Times in April related to Therapy in Cancer Rehabilitation After Physical Therapy, Why Not Cancer Therapy? – The New York TimesBy Susan Gubar April 7, 2016 12:30 pm “Cancer patients like me would profit from supportive … Continue reading

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The Physical Therapists Role in Preventing Rehospitalizations


New regulations and payment models depend upon successful patient discharge home without a re-admission in the immediate future. Physical therapists will play a huge role in determining whether or not a patient is “ready for discharge” home and once home, … Continue reading

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OT Looking for Evidenced-Based Best Practice Assessments


Martha Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I would like to know if anyone  recommends or is aware of a good assessment for OT’s to use to evaluate ADL’s and IADL’s in the home. Our agency is looking for evidenced-based best practice assessments.Thank … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapists Assist Boston Marathon Victims Return Home


The inspiring Boston Marathon victim stories keep coming in –  The Boston Globe has a great article (and video) of an occupational therapist working with the newly established “The Boston Survivors Accessibility Alliance” helping a woman return home.  http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/07/21/marathon-victims-return-home-aided-free-accessibility-repairs/VUVwKF97NedK0PiHo1N74M/story.html

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Yoga Improves Balance Following Stroke


A VA study, published recently in the journal “Stroke” reveals that starting yoga – even long after your patient suffered a stroke – may noticeably improve their balance. VA Study: Yoga Improves Balance Following Stroke Learn about new tools to enhance functional … Continue reading

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Help: Challenging EI Patient


Linda Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY:I am an experienced OT (37 years) working in Early Childhood Intervention working in the home. Our program really wants us to use what is in the home and in the child’s natural environment. I have … Continue reading

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Seeking Input – Guillain-Barre


Theresa Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Clinical Challenge: Home Care OT treating 60 y.o. male w/GBS (diagnosed 1 year ago), who has almost no sensory or motor function in bilat hands. Had restricted extension in wrists/hands/fingers premorbidly (i.e. couldn’t do push … Continue reading

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