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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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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!)

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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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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

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

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 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 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

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

 

 

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!
Subscribe here on: iTunes or Stitcher

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

May 22, 2017

How do we get out there to promote health to the older adults in our communities? What types of programing should I be doing and where do I start? 

Resources from the Show:

Book: Age Defying Fitness 

Home Study Course: Health promotion and Exercise for the Older Adult

MovingTargetScreen.com: The MTS is a performance-based functional assessment tool (Moving Target Screen) to be used with middle age and older adults to evaluate the key aspects of fitness central to optimal aging: posture, flexibility, balance, endurance, and strength.

Rehabilitation using manual mobilization for thoracic kyphosis in elderly postmenopausal patients with osteoporosis

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

May 8, 2017

Helping you DOMINATE documentation (or at least a step toward this goal!) with case studies, reviewing CPT codes and FREE resources to get you feeling more confident and skilled!

Resources:

Skilled Terminology Quick Reference with Key Phrases for Billing and Reimbursement

Documentation Justification Handout

AOTA Occupational Profile

AOTA Members Only: Occupational Therapy Framework: Domain & Process

Connect with Alexis!

  Facebook/Instagram/Twitter: 8alexisjoelle
Website: http://www.alexisjoelle.com
Email: info@alexisjoelle.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

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 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

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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

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. 

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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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