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GERIATRICS: SENIOR HOUSING
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psych unit for elders. Treatment includes, reminisce groups, horticultural crafts, ADLs, medication management
hospital or (acute) hospital like rehab. Service competency and documentation are very important. Acute care is an inpatient hospital setting for individuals with a critical medical condition. Medicare Part A is the prospective payment.
Evaluate and restore functional abilities-
self care, ADLs
energy conservation and work simplification
increase activity tolerance
quality of life
returning to community
Adult foster setting
non traditional setting OTPs can provide group services that are not billed as OT services.
Residential home for seniors
activities should be group run and meaningful and productive to the clients
Skilled nursing facility
Nursing home, sub-acute rehab settings. Documentation is crucial, medicare is the primary payer. The OTP treats a variety of diagnosis. Therapist is timed by productivity. Treatment includes: ADLS/IADLS, balance and safety, dynamic standing, compensatory strategies, adaptive techniques, patient education, HEP training.
assisted living facility
A housing option providing care for elderly people who have instrumental ADL impairments and can no longer live independently but may not need a nursing home.
Business, state regulated, but not as strict as SNF. Residents live at the facility full time and they receive various degrees of assistance. Goal of the OTP is the make the person as independent as possible. OT service tend to be contracted as outpatient.
Home Health agency (HHA)
organization that provides home care services
home carepatients are seen in their home, very client centered and requires the COTA has good observation skills. Documentation is crucial.
Adult Day Care
community based day care program that the elder attends throughout the day and then returns home. The program offers social, recreational, and health related services.
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