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Seniors Flourish Podcast | Occupational Therapy

The Seniors Flourish Podcast with Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L showcases interviews with Occupational Therapy influencers, answers questions and discusses relevant topics for OT practitioners working with older adults. Let's get EXCITED for geriatric OT while getting practical, actionable ideas that listeners can use in their own practice right away. At the Seniors Flourish Podcast, the mission is simple: Helping fellow OT practitioners working with older adults be the best they can be.
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Jun 20, 2018

How can we as occupational therapy practitioners be more client center through awareness of our own implicit biases? Stephanie Lancaster OTR, shares tips and resources on ways we can learn more about diversity, inclusivity and help us be better practitioners. 

 

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Resources from the Show:

Resource list click here

Connect with Stephanie Via Twitter @theoutloudot and check out her podcast, On the Air

This episode of the Seniors Flourish Podcast is brought to you by Promenaid

Promenaid is the world’s first code-compliant continuous handrail combining elegance, versatility and easy installation. Promenaid handrails can climb stairs and navigate any corner or change in slope so your patients can safely go where they want (& need!) to go.

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/occupationaltherapypodcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

Jun 14, 2018

On this Seniors Flourish Betweenisode, Mandy and Sarah chat about the pros and cons of working PRN as an occupational therapy practitioner and talk about how eating weird foods snagged their future husbands...

Resources from the show:

Blog Post: Pros and Cons of Working PRN in OT 

Learn more about our sponsors

Promenaid is the world’s first code-compliant continuous handrail combining elegance, versatility, and easy installation. Promenaid handrails can climb stairs and navigate any corner or change in slope so your patients can safely go where they want (& need!) to go.

Clinitote medical bag

Clinitote is a luxury medical bag for OTs by an OT! Use my discount code: SFpodcast30 and get 30% off any bag

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/occupationaltherapypodcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

Jun 6, 2018

Samia Rafeedie OTD, OTR/L, BCPR, CBIS shares her passion for “Flipping SNFs” - where occupational therapy can serve as a catalyst to change the culture of a nursing home through shared governance and empowering not only our residents, but frontline workers, as well.

Resources from the Show

This episode of the Seniors Flourish Podcast is brought to you by Promenaid

Promenaid is the world’s first code-compliant continuous handrail combining elegance, versatility, and easy installation. Promenaid handrails can climb stairs and navigate any corner or change in slope so your patients can safely go where they want (and need!) to go.

 
Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

 

May 9, 2018

Productivity standards in occupational therapy is a hot topic! Shannon Bertsch OTR discusses what she learned from attending many courses on productivity and ethics at the AOTA Conference this year, as a way to gain knowledge, collect tips and optimize client centered care, all while maintaining professional responsibility.

Resources from the Show:

8 Productivity Tips for Occupational Therapists Working in SNFs

Seniors Flourish Podcast: Being an Authentic OT Practitioners in Today's Expectations with Debora Davidson PhD, OTR/L

Consensus Statement From AOTA, APTA, and ASHA on Clinical Judgment in Health Care Settings

This episode is brought to you by the Seniors Flourish Learning Lab Membership

The Learning Lab is a membership helping new OT practitioners, OT students and those transitioning to working with older adults from another setting through mentorship, having resources and handouts at your fingertips and making you feel more confident and competent in your job.

Skip buying an OT book and dive into an OT membership resource! 

The Lab is completely community driven - all OT resources, treatment videos, patient handouts, etc are at the request of the members.

Don't see something you need? No problem! Drop me a line and I will find the things you need to feel confident and evidence based in your OT practice with new content every single week.

Need support with clinical questions or professional advice? Any time! Contact me via email or get support from the private Facebook group.

What is included?

2 Short (less than 10 minutes!) Evidence Based Treatment/Educational Videos a Week
Area of Resources, Printables + Patient Handouts
Journal Club Articles + Earn Professional Development Units
Private Facebook Forum + Supportive Community
Exclusive Bonuses + Discounts
It's like having your own OT Help Desk!

Click Here to Take a Sneak Peek of the Learning Lab (and check out what's behind the scenes for yourself!)

Click here to sign up today!
 
Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

Apr 12, 2018

What is Occupational Therapy's role in Acute Care? Sarah Stromsdorfer MS, OTR from myOTspot.com talks about the best parts and the challenges of being a practitioner in this role. She also talks about acute care treatment ideas and assessments used. 

 Resources from the Show:

Focusing on Occupation in Occupational Therapy Podcast (#1 downloaded Seniors Flourish episode!)

Occupational Therapy Intervention In Acute Care

Occupational Therapy in Acute Care

Research: Higher hospital spending on occupational therapy is associated with lower readmission rates. Medical Care Research and Review, 1–19.

This episode is brought to you by the Seniors Flourish Learning Lab Membership

The Learning Lab is a membership helping new OT practitioners, OT students and those transitioning to working with older adults from another setting through mentorship, having resources and handouts at your fingertips and making you feel more confident and competent in your job.

Skip buying an OT book and dive into an OT membership resource! 

The Lab is completely community driven - all OT resources, treatment videos, patient handouts, etc are at the request of the members.

Don't see something you need? No problem! Drop me a line and I will find the things you need to feel confident and evidence based in your OT practice with new content every single week.

Need support with clinical questions or professional advice? Any time! Contact me via email or get support from the private Facebook group.

What is included?

2 Short (less than 10 minutes!) Evidence Based Treatment/Educational Videos a Week
Area of Resources, Printables + Patient Handouts
Journal Club Articles + Earn Professional Development Units
Private Facebook Forum + Supportive Community
Exclusive Bonuses + Discounts
It's like having your own OT Help Desk!

Click Here to Take a Sneak Peek of the Learning Lab (and check out what's behind the scenes for yourself!)

Click here to sign up today!
 
Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

Mar 28, 2018

Why should we and how can occupational therapy practitioners better collaborate with other disciplines - not just in the workplace. Guest Nichole Kain OTR/L, MA, CAPS shares why this is such an important aspect of the OT profession!

From the Chat: 

Podcast: Occupational Therapy Leadership: The Seniors Flourish Story - OT Miri interviews Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L

Rebuilding Together

Homeandplaceproject.com

Research Article: With Whom Do Researchers Collaborate and Why

This episode is brought to you by the Seniors Flourish Learning Lab Membership

The Learning Lab is a membership helping new OT practitioners, OT students and those transitioning to working with older adults from another setting through mentorship, having resources and handouts at your fingertips and making you feel more confident and competent in your job.

Skip buying an OT book and dive into an OT membership resource! 

The Lab is completely community driven - all OT resources, treatment videos, patient handouts, etc are at the request of the members.

Don't see something you need? No problem! Drop me a line and I will find the things you need to feel confident and evidence based in your OT practice with new content every single week.

Need support with clinical questions or professional advice? Any time! Contact me via email or get support from the private Facebook group.

What is included?

2 Short (less than 10 minutes!) Evidence Based Treatment/Educational Videos a Week
Area of Resources, Printables + Patient Handouts
Journal Club Articles + Earn Professional Development Units
Private Facebook Forum + Supportive Community
Exclusive Bonuses + Discounts
It's like having your own OT Help Desk!

Click Here to Take a Sneak Peek of the Learning Lab (and check out what's behind the scenes for yourself!)

Click here to sign up today!
 
Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

Mar 16, 2018

How can occupational therapy practitioners help our older adult patients that have chronic pelvic pain? Guest Allison Landry OT, gives some practical examples and tools to help you better serve older adults. 

Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher

Resources from the Show:

OPTP Smart Roller Sits Pads for prolonged sitting

Squatty Potty

Voiding Diary 

Bladder Irritants
  • Prelief takes acidic content out of foods/liquids 
Calm & Headspace free apps for mindfulness/breathing 
 
Simplify Your Documentation Podcast
 
Explain Pain by David Butler 
 
More OT Fun:

 Click here for more info and join the FREE 5 day Occupation Based Challenge today!

Starts Monday, March 19, 2018

 Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

Feb 28, 2018

Learn how occupational therapy practitioners can help our patients with a stroke be resilient, stay positive and tackle depressive symptoms.

Guest Alexandra Terrill PhD and her team of occupational therapy student researchers are learning ways to increase quality of life for those who have experienced a stroke and their care partners.

Resources from the Show:

List of Activities to Help Patients be Resilient After a Stroke

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR

This episode of the Seniors Flourish Occupational Therapy Podcast is sponsored by the Rapael Smart Glove by Neofect USA

Virtual reality-based rehabilitation with a focus on patients with a stroke, TBI or other ailments that have caused limited mobility in the hand, wrist, and fingers.

Check to see if the Smart Glove is a good fit for your patients:  www.rapaelhome.com

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

Feb 15, 2018

Our patients with Parkinson's Disease need to be challenged by occupational therapy practitioners! In this episode, Chad Moir, OTS discusses how he is honoring his mother's legacy by helping others live with PD - working with them through exercise and the Rock Steady program, as well as a wellness group and social support, all while finishing up his OT degree.

He is helping them live life to the fullest!

SeniorsFlourish.com/parkinsonsandparkinsons

Resources from the Show:

DopaFit

Rock Steady Boxing

Delay the Disease Program

PWR!Moves

The Art Cart

Research:

Boxing Training for Patients With Parkinson’s Disease: A Case Series.

Effect of High-Intensity Treadmill Exercise on Motor Symptoms in Patients With De Novo Parkinson Disease

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR

This episode of the Seniors Flourish Occupational Therapy Podcast is sponsored by the Rapael Smart Glove by Neofect USA

Virtual reality-based rehabilitation with a focus on patients with a stroke, with TBI or other ailments that have caused limited mobility in the hand, wrist, and fingers.

Check to see if the Smart Glove is a good fit for your patients: www.rapaelhome.com

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

Jan 25, 2018

Occupational therapy is such an amazing profession to address the challenges of our patients with dementia. But how can we truly use our skills to engage our patients, teach staff and care partners these skills and help our patient's thrive?

My guest Jenna Mele OTD, OTR/L, CCCM, RYT, gives some great tips, resources and practical ways to work with our patients that have dementia so they can be as independent and successful as possible!

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR

This episode of the Seniors Flourish Occupational Therapy Podcast is sponsored by Clinitote.

Get 30% off any Clinitote luxury medical bag by heading over to www.Clinitote.com and using my discount code: SFpodcast30

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

Jan 10, 2018

Occupational Therapy Entrepreneurship: How can we, as OT practitioners, be leaders and how can we utilize our voices to effect meaningful change.

Miri Lee OTD, OTR from OTMiri.com takes over the Seniors Flourish Occupational Therapy Podcast to interview me, Mandy Chamberlain MOTR/L, on my Occupational Therapy leadership journey and digs into how and why I started SeniorsFlourish.com.

Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher

Resources from the Show:

Avoid Occupational Therapy burnout through taking a course from OccupationalTherapy.com.

Occupational Therapy Documentation: The Ultimate Guide to Simplify Your Documentation

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR

Use discount code: SFpodcast30 to get 30% off any Clinitote luxury medical bag.

This episode of the Seniors Flourish Occupational Therapy Podcast is sponsored by Clinitote.

Get 30% off any Clinitote luxury medical bag by heading over to www.Clinitote.com and using my discount code: SFpodcast30

Check out more occupational therapy resources, treatment ideas and more at SeniorsFlourish.com

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

Dec 14, 2017

Using Therapeutic Use of Self is such a handy tool to have in your Occupational Therapy toolbox and can be used in any setting, from SNF and home health to acute care and outpatient! 

This is a great conversation with fellow OT, Michelle Yeramian discussing how to use it in everyday practice to maximize your rapport and results with your patients. 

This episode is brought to you by the Seniors Flourish Learning Lab Membership

The Learning Lab is a membership helping new OT practitioners, OT students and those transitioning to working with older adults from another setting through mentorship, having resources and handouts at your fingertips and making you feel more confident and competent in your job.

Skip buying an OT book resource and dive into an OT membership resource! 

The Lab is completely community driven - all OT resources, treatment videos, patient handouts, etc are at the request of the members.

Don't see something you need? No problem! Drop me a line and I will find the things you need to feel confident and evidence based in your OT practice with new content every single week.

Need support with clinical questions or professional advice? Any time! Contact me via email or get support from the private Facebook group.

What is included?

2 Short (less than 10 minutes!) Evidence Based Treatment/Educational Videos a Week
Area of Resources, Printables + Patient Handouts
Journal Club Articles + Earn Professional Development Units
Private Facebook Forum + Supportive Community
Exclusive Bonuses + Discounts
It's like having your own OT Help Desk!

Click Here to Take a Sneak Peek of the Learning Lab (and check out what's behind the scenes for yourself!)

Click here to sign up today!
 
Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

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Nov 16, 2017

Occupational therapy fieldwork can be stressful! Check out these 7 tips to MASTERING your fieldwork through my conversation with Miri Lee OTD, OTR

Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher

Resources from the Show:

Check out here: OT Fieldwork Quick Guide of "7 Tips I Wish I'd Known" pdf

Connect with my guest Miri Lee OTD, OTR (OT Miri):

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/mirilee

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OTmiri

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ot_miri

Email: contact@otmiri.com

This Episode is Brought to you by the Seniors Flourish Learning Lab

The Learning Lab is a membership helping new OT practitioners, OT students and those transitioning to working with older adults from another setting through mentorship, having resources and handouts at your fingertips and making you feel confident in your job.

The Lab is completely community driven - all OT resources, treatment videos, patient handouts, etc are at the request of the members.

Don't see something you need? No problem! Drop me a line and I will find the things you need to feel confident and evidence based in your OT practice with new content every single week.

Need support with clinical questions or professional advice? Any time! Contact me via email or get support from the private Facebook group.

What is included?

2 Short (less than 10 minutes!) Evidence Based Treatment/Educational Videos a Week
Area of Resources, Printables + Patient Handouts
Journal Club Articles + Earn Professional Development Units
Private Facebook Forum + Supportive Community
Exclusive Bonuses + Discounts
It's like having your own OT Help Desk!

Click Here to Take a Sneak Peek of the Learning Lab (and check out what's behind the scenes for yourself!)

Click here to sign up today!

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

Ad music: www.bensound.com

Oct 24, 2017
Check out some great suggestions, treatment ideas and ways to screen your patients with low vision and help them succeed!
Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher

Resources from the Show:

Click here to get your own Low Vision Toolbox

  • Brain Injury Visual Assessment Battery for Adults (BIVABA)- Uses the hierarchy of vision to assess the most basic visual skills to the higher level cognitive visual skills. It’s easy to use and comes with a DVD (possibly a USB now?) in which each visual test is demonstrated.
  • Self-Report Assessment of Functional Visual Performance (SRAFVP)- Questionnaire and very easy to administer. Able to calculate g-codes from assessment
  • Low Vision Independence Measure (Smith)

Helpful Additional Resources:

Low Vision Apps

  • Looktell money reader- tells you the denomination of paper money
  • Dragon dictation- voice to text app, so you can speak into it and easily see your emails, texts, etc.
  • Color ID - identifies color
  • Zoom Reader- helps you magnify text
  • Speak it! Text to Speech app
  • BeMyEyes- a really cool app in which sighted users assist people with visual impairment

 Check out Clinitote bags and use Promo Code: SeniorsFlourish10 for $10 off your clinician bag!

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR

This episode is sponsored by Great Seminars and Books: Get $25 off a Great Seminars Course! Go to http://www.seniorrehabproject.com/GREAT & use promo code: SRP25

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

Oct 11, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Occupational therapy practitioners working with patients that have breast cancer does not have to be intimidating! Naomi discusses how she uses pilates to treat her patients that have breast cancer, gives TONS of resources for you to dig into and specific breathing techniques to try.

Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher

Resources from the Show:

Naomi's Book: Pilates for Breast Cancer Survivors: A Guide to Recovery, Healing, and Wellness

MOCA (Montreal Cognitive Assessment)

DASH outcome measure (Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand)

Helpful Additional Resources:

Course: Critical Knowledge for Working with Breast Cancer Survivors

OT's Role in Breast Cancer Rehabilitation/Living with Breast Cancer (AOTA resources)

Bathing and Dressing After a Mastectomy

Systematic Review of Occupational Therapy and Adult Cancer Rehabilitation: Part 1. Impact of Physical Activity and Symptom Management Interventions

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR

This episode is sponsored by Great Seminars and Books: Get $25 off a Great Seminars Course! Go to http://www.seniorrehabproject.com/GREAT & use promo code: SRP25

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

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*Check out the other podcasts in the Geros Collective family, equipping healthcare clinicians to better serve our aging population at GerosCollective.com

Sep 19, 2017

 

Why is sleep so difficult for our patients that have dementia? What are some ways to assess and develop a treatment plan by asking ourselves "WHY" and looking at the patient holistically.

Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher

Resources from the show:

Research: Age-Related Changes in Slow Wave Sleep and REM Sleep and Relationship With Growth Hormone and Cortisol Levels in Healthy Men

Research: Increasing Walking and Bright Light Exposure to Improve Sleep in Community-Dwelling Persons with Alzheimer's Disease: Results of a Randomized, Controlled Trial

The Ultimate Guide to Simplify Your Documentation Podcast

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR

This episode is sponsored by Great Seminars and Books: Get $25 off a Great Seminars Course! Go to http://www.seniorrehabproject.com/GREAT & use promo code: SRP25

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

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*Check out the other podcasts in the Geros Collective family, equipping healthcare clinicians to better serve our aging population at GerosCollective.com

Sep 12, 2017

Using the evidence to start a modified constraint induced movement therapy (mCIMT) program in your occupational therapy practice doesn't have to be hard or involve lots of equipment. Listen in to Lauren Walker MOT OTR/L talk about how her team did this to produce better outcomes for her patients who experienced a stroke.

Resources from the Show:

Get the Item List to Start Your Own mCIMT Program

Corbetta, D., Sirtori, V., Castellini, G., Moja, L., & Gatti, R. (2015). *Constraint-induced movement therapy for upper extremities in people with stroke*. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26446577

Levine, P. G. (2009). *Stronger after stroke: Your roadmap to recovery* (2nd ed.). New York: Demos Health.

Miltner, W. H. R., Bauder, H., Sommer, M., Dettmers, C., & Taub, E. (1999). Effects of constraint-induced movement therapy on patients with chronic motor deficits. *After Stroke, 30*, 586–592. http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/01.STR.30.3.586

Wu, C., Lin, K., Chen, H., Chen, I., & Wong, W. (2007). *Effects of modified constraint-induced* *movement therapy on movement kinematics and daily function in patients with stroke: A kinematic study of motor control mechanisms*. *Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 21*, 460-466. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1545968307303411

Yamashita, T., & Abe, K. (2012). *Potential treatment strategies for enhancing neuroplasticity and regeneration after ischemic stroke*. Retrieved from http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/763955_4

Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR

This episode is sponsored by Great Seminars and Books: Get $25 off a Great Seminars Course! Go to http://www.seniorrehabproject.com/GREAT & use promo code: SRP25

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

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*Check out the other podcasts in the Geros Collective family, equipping healthcare clinicians to better serve our aging population at GerosCollective.com

Aug 28, 2017

In occupational therapy, we see a lot of patients that have edema and lymphedema. How should we be intervening? What should we be educating our patients on? When should we be referring to a lymphedema specialist? Well, you are in luck because Mandy Perez MOTR/L CLT is here to answer all those questions (and more!).

Resources from the Show:

Understanding the Lymphatic System

Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR

This episode is sponsored by Great Seminars and Books: Get $25 off a Great Seminars Course! Go to http://www.seniorrehabproject.com/GREAT & use promo code: SRP25

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.

And forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

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*Check out the other podcasts in the Senior Rehab Project family at http://www.SeniorRehabProject.com/Podcasts

Jul 31, 2017

Don't worry if you missed the Documentation Webinar with Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions - we decided to record and share - some of YOUR questions answered!

HUGE thank you to Kornetti & Krafft for their expertise and advice this month. Feel free to get in contact with them at http://ValueBeyondTheVisit.com

Also be sure to get your: Skilled Terminology Quick Reference with Key Phrases for Billing and Reimbursement PDF

Looking for more documentation information? Head over to: Documentation Domination for OT Practitioners Working with Older Adults

Please leave a review of the Seniors Flourish Podcast - I love to hear from my listeners :)

Jul 25, 2017

Episode 4/5 with the focus on the PLAN portion of documentation. Do YOU have questions about documentation, management, OASIS assessments, & regulations?

Click here to sign up for our LIVE Interactive Webinar with the best in the biz - Dee Kornetti & Cindy Krafft of Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions! The Webinar takes place on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST.

You'll get an exclusive invite link that will give you access to the Webinar on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST, where you can ask any of your burning documentation questions!

Also be sure to get your: Skilled Terminology Quick Reference with Key Phrases for Billing and Reimbursement PDF

Looking for more documentation information? Head over to: Documentation Domination for OT Practitioners Working with Older Adults

Jul 18, 2017

Episode 3/5 with the focus on the ASSESSMENT portion of documentation. Do YOU have questions about documentation, management, OASIS assessments, & regulations?

Click here to sign up for our LIVE Interactive Webinar with the best in the biz - Dee Kornetti & Cindy Krafft of Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions! The Webinar takes place on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST.

You'll get an exclusive invite link that will give you access to the Webinar on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST, where you can ask any of your burning documentation questions!

Also be sure to get your: Skilled Terminology Quick Reference with Key Phrases for Billing and Reimbursement PDF

Looking for more documentation information? Head over to: Documentation Domination for OT Practitioners Working with Older Adults

Jul 12, 2017

Episode 2/5 with the focus on the OBJECTIVE portion of documentation. Do YOU have questions about documentation, management, OASIS assessments, & regulations?

Click here to sign up for our LIVE Interactive Webinar with the best in the biz - Dee Kornetti & Cindy Krafft of Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions! The Webinar takes place on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST.

You'll get an exclusive invite link that will give you access to the Webinar on Wednesday, July 26 at 8p EST, where you can ask any of your burning documentation questions!

Also be sure to get your: Skilled Terminology Quick Reference with Key Phrases for Billing and Reimbursement PDF

Looking for more documentation information? Head over to: Documentation Domination for OT Practitioners Working with Older Adults

Jun 21, 2017
How do you (or do you?) use virtual reality with your patients that have neuro involvement? 
 
The progress and research in this area has grown greatly in recent years and it is exciting to see how occupational therapy and virtual reality will work together to help our patients now and in the future!
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Resources from the Show:

Virtual Reality Product Review

Shin, J.-H., Kim, M.-Y., Lee, J.-Y., Jeon, Y.-J., Kim, S., Lee, S., … Choi, Y. (2016). Effects of virtual reality-based rehabilitation on distal upper extremity function and health-related quality of life: a single-blinded, randomized controlled trial. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 13, 17. 

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LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR

This episode is sponsored by Great Seminars and Books: Get $25 off a Great Seminars Course! Go to http://www.seniorrehabproject.com/GREAT & use promo code: SRP25

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.
And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

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*Check out the other podcasts in the Senior Rehab Project family at http://www.SeniorRehabProject.com/Podcasts

Jun 7, 2017

Is Home Health OT for you? Talking the good, the bad and the ugly as well as documentation, scheduling and why home health is quintessential OT at its finest!

Resources from the Show:

Medication Log created by guest Monika Lukasiewicz OTR/L:

"I (Monika Lukasiewicz OTR/L) created this and have found it really helpful when I am asked to come on board to help with complicated medication cases (which so many ARE!) - Click Here to Access the PDF

E-Books/Books

Homebound status:

Objective Measures

What is Home Health?

Motivational Interviewing

Home Health Tips Articles

Flow Survey

https://otpotential.com/share/ot-flow-survey

 

Applicable CEUs:

Series: Defensible Documentation for the Home Health Therapist

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR

This episode is sponsored by Great Seminars and Books: Get $25 off a Great Seminars Course! Go to http://www.seniorrehabproject.com/GREAT & use promo code: SRP25

Thanks for Listening!

I appreciate you taking the time to join me this week.

If you have ANY suggestions on OT podcast topics focusing on the older adult, I'd love to hear your suggestions. Head on over to SeniorsFlourish.com/podcast.
And don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates and be sure to not miss an episode. Plus, it's free!

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*Check out the other podcasts in the Senior Rehab Project family at http://www.SeniorRehabProject.com/Podcasts

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