Occupational therapy help people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do or are expected to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations). Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children and adults with disabilities to participate fully in school, social and work situations, helping people recovering from injury to regain skills, and providing supports for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes.Doctors, Occupational therapist, Physiotherapist and Speech therapist in Plexus work in close collaboration to benefit the client, and strive towards functional independence. Occupational therapy services at our centre grossly include the following:
- An individualized evaluation, during which the client/family and Occupational therapist determine the therapy goals according to the problem identified.
- Customized intervention to improve the person’s ability to perform the task which are challenging for him/her
- An outcomes evaluation to ensure that the goals are being met and/or make changes to the intervention plan.
Occupational therapy services may include comprehensive evaluations of the client’s home and other environments (e.g., workplace, school), recommendations for adaptive equipment and training in its use, and guidance and education for family members and caregivers.
Occupational therapy in plexus includes training the client to build the skills in the following domains like Gross motor, Balance and Coordination, Sensory integration, Developmental Therapy, Fine motor, Oro motor, and Activities of daily living.
There is vast number of conditions addressed by an Occupational therapist at our centre like Cerebral palsy, Scholastic backwardness, Learning disability, Autism spectrum disorder, Behavioral issues, Cognitive deficits, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Perisylvian syndrome, Hemiplegia/Stroke, Gullian barre syndrome, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinsonism, Motor neuron disease, Ataxia, Dementia/Alzheimer’s, Schizophrenia, Muscular dystrophies, Spinal cord injuries, Head injuries to name a few.
Our Occupational therapy practitioners have a holistic perspective, in which the focus is on adapting the environment to fit the person, and the person is an integral part of the therapy team. The treatment focuses on helping people with a physical, sensory, or cognitive disability be as independent as possible in all areas of their lives. The therapy approach also involves modifying the occupation or the environment according the needs of the patient to better support their occupational engagement.