1 Primary Care Services occupational therapists provide significant benefits for the elderly population. They are experts in recommending aids and equipment around resident’s homes or at the aged care residence. This allows your residents to comfortably and easily get through day-to-day life. Such aids or equipment include
- Wheelchair modifications
- Mobility Aids
- Vehicle modifications.
Along with this they are also directly involved in improving health and overall function. This includes:
- Dementia Care
- Upper limb retraining including strengthening, improving dexterity and fine motor skills
- Sensory exercise to improve vision, auditory, proprioception and touch.
- Arthritis management.
- Pressure Sores management