Aging in Place

OTs Work With Individual Goals

OTs Can HelpResident Goals

How OTs Can help

Be Independent

To be as independent in your residence as possible

An OT can provide an evaluation in your home to assess your skills, abilities, and safety, They will then devise a treatment plan to both improve your ability to manage your day0to-day activities or make recommendations to accommodate for lost abilities.  Your treatment will include recommendations and training for yourself, your family members and your caregivers.

Be Safe

To be as safe as you can in your living situation

An OT can assess your room, residence, apartment or home for safety concerns such as loose rugs, slippery floors, poorly lit hallways.  They will make recommendations to help your living situation be as safe as possible.  Your OT may recommend adaptive equipment to make life easier and keep your more independent

Be Active

Do the things you love

An OT doesn’t just help you with things you need to do, they work with you to be sure that you are able to do the things you want to do.  Recreational and leisure activities are an important part of life and your OT can help you get back to enjoying them.