ABC’s of OT: therapeutic QUALITY over Quantity

We all know that when you work in healthcare you face billing, productivity standards, and insurance regulations. After all, the healthcare profession is a business as well as a service. But the service we provide is to real, human people. People with families, feelings, frustrations, and fears.  I'll admit, when I first started working as... Continue Reading →

ABC’s of OT: ways to address POSITIONING in the SNF

Seating and positioning is crucial when attempting to maximize functional performance. When posture is poor, functional performance will be poor. We need appropriate posture for successful toileting, safe self-feeding, independence with wheelchair mobility, and general active participation in the environment. Since many tasks among our long-term residents are performed from a seated position, we often... Continue Reading →

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