An Occupational Therapist uses activities designed to promote health, functionality and prevent injury in the lives of their clients. Sometimes, Occupational Therapists even improve, sustain or restore independence for the people they work with. It’s not an easy job, but definitely one that’s rewarding.
Since April is Occupational Therapy month, we pulled together a few memes that might just lighten the hearts of those in the OT department. Our Traveling Occupational Therapists are an integral part of our company, we want to offer a big thank you to all of our OTs, who play such an important role in our team. You do so much for your clients and some days are pretty hard, so you deserve the laugh.
3 Facts about Occupational Therapists:
- Nationwide, there are 324 college or university-based educational programs for Occupational Therapists and Assistants.
- Occupational therapy was founded in 1917. Occupational Therapists began working as reconstruction aides during WWI.
- The average annual wage for Occupational Therapists is $81,910.
While some people often mix up what OTs do, we thought those that do nail it, should be commended!
Developing those fine motor skills takes time, doesn’t it?
Giving support and stability to muscles and joints is imperative!
And that’s why we use shower benches and transfer boards.
We do it all for the patients that we love and care for.
It’s always a good idea to bring an extra pair of socks, especially with shower transfers!
Model of Human Occupation (MOHO) for the non-OTs
The little things we do to help heal and to keep our patients safe.
Pull the seatbelt over to the side before you help them into a wheelchair. Anyone else have this happen before?
Being an OT is an extremely difficult job that requires the patience of a saint and the agility of a cheetah. However, the results a great OT can achieve are unlike anything else in the healthcare field. We hope that you can join us in celebrating Occupational Therapy Month by following us on Facebook.
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