Occupational Therapy assists individuals with Activities of Daily Living

Occupational Therapy focuses on an individual’s ability to perform Activities of Daily Living otherwise known as ADL’s.  Activities of daily living include bathing, dressing, eating, doing laundry or preparing meals.  OT promotes the individuals independence by improving the skills required to perform these activities and/or teaching alternative ways to accomplish them.

Individuals with the following conditions will benefit from OT:

  • Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Attack
  • Joint pain in hands, arms or shoulders
  • Difficulty dressing
  • Difficulty bathing
  • Difficulty with meals
  • Declining memory
  • Any noticeable decline in function