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Stroke Survivors
May have temporary/ perminent weakness or paralysis on oneside of the body. Can affect vision, memory, speech and muscle stregnth
Spinal Cord Injury
Has some paralysis & decreased loss of sensation below level of injury
Occupational Therapy
Therapeutic use of everyday life activities with individuals and groups. Purpose of participation of roles and situations in home, school, workplace, community
Performances OT addresses
Physical, cognitive, psychosocial to support everyday life activities that affect health, well being and quality of life
Where OT's work
35% schools
25% Hospitals
13% Nursing Facilities
5.5% academics
4% Homehealth
4% Behavioral
Evaluate current workplace to determine whether it is ergonomically correct to prevent unnecessary strain. Advise, Educate and Train.