Occupational Therapy

At Hitz our Occupational Therapist individualize each residents program. Occupational Therapy targets improving resident’s ability to manage every day activity. Occupational Therapy maximizes a resident’s ability to complete simple ADL’s such as dressing, bathing, toileting and self-feeding. Occupational Therapy also targets higher activities of daily living including laundry, shopping in community and cooking skills to ensure a quicker recovery time. Our Occupational therapist work closely with nursing, dietary, families and resident to ensure a quick and safe recovery.

Things to Look For:

  • Difficulty Dressing
  • Difficulty Grasping Objects
  • Poor Sitting Posture
  • Sliding or Leaning in Chair
  • Urinary Incontenence
  • Pain
  • Decreased Participation in Hobbies

Our Therapy Focuses On:

  • Strength and stamina with heavy emphasis on personal safety and fall prevention
  • Transferring body weight in a safe manner from one location to another including getting up, sitting down and transferring from wheelchair safely.
  • Understanding limits and helping your loved one understand what they can and cannot do alone
  • Routinely monitor and test to make sure your loved one will be safe should they decide to return home

If you or a loved one has been recently hospitalized or you feel you may benefit from Occupational Therapy, contact our director