Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

CareAparent offers Occupational Therapy (OT) as part of a multidisciplinary approach to care in the home. This type of care can only be provided by medical personnel that is licensed and registered. Occupational Therapists in the home environment assist clients who may have pain, illness, injury or a decline in function due to the aging process by creating routines and strategies for managing daily activities safely and productively while reducing the risk of injury or further decline.

Interdisciplinary Approach to Safety

… conducts an in-home health assessment to design a Plan of Care customized for you or your loved one’s physical, emotional, and functional environment. Our Occupational Therapists will work with you to assess performance skills and identify the best strategies needed to promote independence and safety in the home.

Cognition and Memory Function

… may put you or your loved one at a higher risk for accidents or injury in the home. Occupational Therapists can perform an evaluation to determine cognitive abilities. A Plan of Care is developed to provide the guidance and tools for improved functioning, adaptation, and continued independence.

Chronic Disease Management

… recommending and implementing solutions that address disease related limitations in daily routines. Our Occupational Therapists can teach strategies to manage symptoms that may interfere with activities of daily living as well as the outcomes for prescribed solutions.

Sensory Challenges

… vision loss and changes in speech can have an impact on our daily routine. CareAparent’s Occupational Therapists can propose solutions and techniques for challenges associated with vision and hearing loss or speech changes.

Falls Prevention Program

… one’s safety and independence and it could lead to hospitalization. CareAparent’s Falls Prevention program is designed to provide screening, instructions, practical interventions, and resources to address the risk for falling and create. awareness and strategies for avoiding falls. This can help prevent injuries and reduce emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and readmissions.

Client Centered Goals

… can become burdensome and a risk to overall health. Certain personal cares or activities like using technology may require a higher level of mental and physical coordination that you may no longer have. Together, you and our Occupational Therapist will identify, collaborate, and set goals so you can acquire and maintain a skillset that promotes the management of any long-term conditions.

Home Safety

… can go unnoticed in the home. Our Occupational Therapists perform home safety assessments to help identify factors that can address these risks. From their assessment, recommendations are made to you or your loved one to implement changes focused on a safe home environment.

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For the most compassionate and comprehensive in-home senior care Minnesota has to offer call CareAparent™ today at 651-702-HOME (4663).