Occupational therapy is a client-centred health care profession concerned with promoting health and well-being through various activities. occupational therapist work with people of all ages who need specialized assistance to lead independent, productive, and satisfying lives due to physical, developmental, social, or emotional problems.
Occupational therapists achieve this outcome by working with people, families and communities to enhance their ability to engage in the occupations they want to, need to, or are expected to do, or by modifying the occupation or the environment to better support their occupational engagement.
How occupational therapist helps?
The occupational therapist helps people of all ages (from newborns to older adults) who have an illness or disability to do those things that are important and meaningful to them such as eating, dressing, school activities, and work. The occupational therapist helps by making changes in any of the things that may limit an individual’s ability to do those tasks, including the environment, the task, or the person’s skills needed for the task. Occupational therapists also have the knowledge and training to work with people with a mental illness or emotional problems such as depression and/or stress.
Areas where our Occupational Therapists work:
- Stroke Rehabilitation
- Brain Injury Rehabilitation
- Hand Therapy and Rehabilitation
- Geriatric Healthcare
- Pediatric Healthcare and Rehabilitation
- Child and Adolescent Mental Health
- Mental Health and cognitive rehabilitation
- Intellectual Disability
- Palliative Care and Oncology
- Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Disorder
- Pain Management
- Housing Adaptations and home modification
- Specialist seating
- Vocational Rehabilitation