An occupational therapist's aim is to provide the client with skills for the job of living- those mandatory to function in the community or in the client's chosen occupation.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST?
Occupational therapists use puzzles, games and group activities to help clients with issues in movement, coordination, strength, cognition and sensation.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST?
Occupational therapists provide assistance to sick, disabled or injured patients by evaluating their conditions and needs and developing goals, teaching different tasks, modifying their environment and demonstrating exercises.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST FOR
An occupational therapist can help patients with a history of alcoholism and substance abuse by helping them rehabilitate to a normal lifestyle and regain independence and confidence.
DID YOU KNOW?
Occupational therapists may also use knowledge of sleep physiology and sleep disorders to evaluate and address the impact of sleep deficiency on normal functioning or sleep disorders on occupational performance.