Occupational therapy services are designed to improve the functional performance of patients in their daily lives in order to achieve autonomy, enhance their independence and relieve the pressure on their caregivers. Through professional skills and techniques, patients can be promoted to achieve full recovery in physical function, cognition and function, and rehabilitation activities will be integrated into daily and community life, with appropriate rehabilitation equipment and home modifications to enable patients to adapt to the community environment and life.
Assess ingress patients need to develop appropriate treatment regimens to improve their performance in functional activities so that they can live more independently. Training includes functionality, cognition, self-care, fall prevention, home and community life skills.
Patients who are physically impaired due to injuries will have to re-adapt to living independently at home. Through home visits, occupational therapists can evaluable the home environment and propose modifications to create a barrier-free home for patients in order to make it easier for them to care for themselves and reduce the pressure on caregivers.
Occupational therapists will recommend and prescribe appropriate rehabilitation equipment and furniture based on the needs of patients and their caregivers, and teach them how to use the devices, such as seating systems, beds, wheelchairs and decompression mattresses, to facilitate their lifestyle routines.
Therapists will teach the caregiver skilled persons the knowledge and skills according to the individual circumstances and needs of the patient, on the one hand, to give the caregiver more confidence, on the other hand, to make his care skills safer and more effective and to reduce their stress.
A dedicated therapist will conduct comprehensive assessment for each patient (in the areas of physical ability, cognition, work environment and home environment, etc.), as well as offer executive function training, case follow-up and adjustment to ensure consistency and coherence of treatment.
Function-oriented rehabilitation model that focuses on the recovery of daily living skills is applied. The training equips patients with all the skills they need for daily lives, in order to help them improve their self-care abilities and deal with difficulties.
Through functional and cognitive training, as well as prescription of appropriate assistive devices and improvement of environment, therapists strive to help patients reconstruct their lifestyle and restore certain functions for work, family and leisure.
Appropriate assistive devices and barrier-free environments can help patients improve their autonomy and independence, and reduce the pressure on their caregivers. Therapists will prescribe various rehabilitation equipment and suggest home modifications to build an accessible living environment and help them integrate into the community.