Occupational Therapy Dyer helps those who have experienced a traumatic illness gain new independence and quality of life.
Occupational Therapists work with our Residents to increase independence with activities of daily living (ADL’s) including bathing, eating, dressing, self-care and home management tasks.
Safety awareness and fall prevention education are also provided by our Occupational Therapists. Services offered by Occupational Therapy Dyer include:
- Upper body strengthening in order to be able to dress, use the bathroom and other activities necessary to return home
- Transfer training in order to be able to safely demonstrate the ability to get up and transfer
- Adaptive equipment training to gain maximum independence
- Wheelchair management, for those who are wheelchair-bound so they are comfortable and are at a low risk of skin breakdown
- Customized intervention activities aimed at improving the individual’s ability to perform daily activities
Using an individualized initial evaluation, with personalized intervention strategies and techniques, and then periodic evaluations to monitor how goals are being met, Occupational Therapy Dyer enables a person to get back to doing the things that are important to them. Occupational Therapists are skilled at finding different ways of doing things, and they will also recommend supports when necessary for a patient’s independence.