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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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Aug 15, 2017

Occupational therapy practitioners sometimes do not address driving in the general clinical setting. Why? Should we? and how?

Check out the education bomb Kimberly Kearney COTA gives about not only how to address this topic with your patients, but TONS of resources to get you started.

Click here to get the ENTIRE driving for OT reference list PDF

Resources from the Show:

The Ethical and Professional Obligation to Address Driving when Delivering Occupational Therapy Services

Will help with senior transportation: RidesinSight.org

Practitioner Assessments:

OT-DORA: Occupational Therapy Driver Off-Road Assessment Battery

Client Assessments:

AAA Roadwise Review: A Tool to Help Seniors Drive Safely Longer

Family Assessments:

Driving Decisions Workbook - University of Michigan

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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

Jul 3, 2017

Episode 1/5 with the focus on the SUBJECTIVE 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

 

 

Apr 25, 2017

What does it mean to be an Authentic #OT practitioner? Discussing productivity, being a voice for our profession and ways for you to be the best clinician you can be! 

Contact to make your voice heard!

AOTA Regulatory and Reimbursement: regulatory@aota.org

Referenced articles by Debora Davidson:

http://blog.todayinot.com/advice-ot-future/

http://blog.todayinot.com/ots-on-the-same-page-in-response-to-last-column/

Check out AuthenticOT.com or try Debora's FREE webinar to see if Private Practice is Right for Me?

Like the Authentic OT Facebook page

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SPONSOR

 

This episode is sponsored by Great Seminars and Books: Get $25 off a Great Seminars Course! Go to 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

Apr 11, 2017

Have you ever felt like you just don't know where to start when addressing incontinence with your patients? Today, Krista Covell-Pierson OTR/L, BCB-PMD talks about what we can do get started treating this area of practice. 

BONUSES!

Krista is sharing with you a free download of a Voiding Diary (plus, it's easy to modify for your specific setting!)

Here is an entire list of Bladder Irritants - a perfect patient handout

Resources

Mention Senior Flourish Podcast and get 25% off a consultation with Krista Covell-Pierson OTR/L, BCB-PMD

Contact: krista@covellcare.com

Learn More About Our Sponsor

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

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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 or Stitcher 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

 

Apr 3, 2017

Thank YOU, the listeners for sharing, downloading and listening to the Seniors Flourish Podcast! It has been an amazing first few months of sharing content and Occupational Therapy interviews with you.

I am proud to be a part of the the Senior Rehab Project Network, which consists of 6 podcasts with the ultimate goal to advance care for older adults. Because of your support of this podcast, we have grown to the point at which we can support sponsors and our current is GREAT Seminars

They provide evidence based practice courses, home studies, books and a Geriatric Training Certification through the Geriatric Rehabilitation Education and Training Institute.

Link: www.seniorrehabproject.com/GREAT  and PROMO Code: SRP25 for $25 off your next purchase

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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

Mar 23, 2017

Have you ever wondered why you really have to use evidence based practice in your daily treatment sessions?

Not only am I discussing why you should do it, but exactly how!

Get the FREE reference: Quick guide to free evidence based resources for occupational therapy practitioners

Resources: http://journals.rcni.com/doi/pdfplus/10.7748/ns2009.04.23.32.35.c6935

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

 

Mar 6, 2017

On today's episode, I am talking cognitive assessments with Simon Carson OT + Heather Cole SLP, the creators of the F-STAC (Functional Standardized Touchscreen Assessment of Cognition) cognitive assessment. 

Referenced:

Check out and purchase the F-STAC and the STAC

The website for their company: Cognitive Innovations

*****

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

Feb 20, 2017

On this episode, I will talk about 5 tips to help you overcome patients refusing occupational therapy services. Many times it is not that the patient wants to refuse, but we aren't listening to the patient's specific wants and needs. 

Referenced:

Overcoming Patient Refusals Reference Guide 

OT Goal: OT practitioner will complete 100% of the patient visits in their clinical setting as measured by the number of patients on the the practitioner's caseload within one week. 

*****

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 ideas. 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

Feb 7, 2017

On this episode, I will talk with Sarah Stromsdorfer OT and blogger over at MyOTSpot.com about how we as occupational therapists can add more occupation based treatment ideas and documentation into our daily interventions. 

Referenced:

MOHO Modified Interest Checklist

Occupation Based Kit Ideas and Free Supply List 

 

OT Goal: OT practitioner will instruct patient in 1 occupation based activity in their work environment as measured by self reporting with 100% accuracy within 1 week. 

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 ideas. 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

Jan 20, 2017

Welcome to the Seniors Flourish Podcast!

This first episode explains what the Seniors Flourish Podcast is all about, how it will help you, as an occupational therapy practitioner, be the best you can be when working with older adults and who is on the line up in the next few shows. 

Referenced Websites:

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 SeniorRehabProject.com/Podcasts

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