Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy from Healthcare On Demand

By: Healthcare On Demand  06/01/2015
Keywords: occupational therapy, occupational therapist

Occupational Therapy is a health and social care profession. Occupational therapists use a client centred approach to promote independent function in all aspects of a person’s life through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. Paediatric Occupational Therapy Occupational therapists working in paediatrics help children to develop, maintain or restore skills in the areas of self-care, school work and play as these are a child’s main areas of occupation. Children may present with difficulties in one or more of the following areas: •Motor co-ordination skills such as riding a bike •Fine motor skills including handwriting •Independence with self-care activities such as dressing •Visual perception skills •Sensory processing skills George Iverson is our practitioner specialising in this therapy.

Keywords: occupational therapist, occupational therapy

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