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Home Care in Houston TX Can Help When Occupational Therapy is Needed

Getting Occupational Therapy Assistance Through Home Care in Houston TX

 

Occupational therapy allows individuals of all ages to enjoy life by enabling them to boost health, prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability. It is a practice deeply rooted in science and is evidence-based, meaning that the plan designed for each individual is supported by data, experience, and “best practices” that have been developed and proven over time.

If a senior in your life is receiving home care services, you might also consider asking their physician about Occupational Therapy services that are often covered by Medicare.

Home Care Houston TXOccupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants focus on “doing” whatever occupations or activities are relevant to the person. It is occupational therapy’s reason to get past troubles to the methods that assure living life to its fullest. These treatments may be adaptations for how to do a task, changes to the surroundings, or supporting individuals to change their own behaviors.

When making use of an occupational therapy practitioner, approaches and changes are tailor-made for each individual to resolve issues, boost function, and help everyday living tasks. The target is to maximize potential. Through these therapeutic methods, occupational therapy assists consumers style their lives, develop needed skills, adjust their environments (e,g., home, school, or work) and build health-promoting habits and exercises that will enable them to progress.

By taking the full picture into account—a person’s psychological, physical, emotional, and social makeup as well as their environment—occupational therapy assists clients to do the following:

• Meet goals
• Perform at the highest possible level
• Focus on what matters most to them
• Retain or rebuild their self-reliance
• Participate in daily interests that they need or want to do.

Founded in 1917, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) represents the interests and concerns of more than 140,000 occupational therapists, assistants and students nationwide. The Association educates the public and advances the profession of occupational therapy by providing resources, setting standards including accreditations and serving as an advocate to improve health care. Based in Bethesda, Md., AOTA’s major programs and activities are directed toward promoting the professional development of its members and assuring consumer access to quality services so patients can maximize their individual potential. For more information, go to www.aota.org.

For information about how At Your Side Home Care can help your senior loved one with home care services in the Houston area, call our caregivers at 832-271-1600 today.

Donna Wrabel, LMSW

For most of us, the word "home" evokes warm feelings of comfort, security and well-being. For older adults, home also means holding tight to cherished memories and maintaining self-esteem and independence. When illness, injury or age make life a little more challenging, remaining at home in a comfortable, familiar environment encourages recovery and enhances the quality of life. Home can be defined as a private residence, an independent or assisted living facility or even a short term stay in the hospital, we recognize the additional benefits provided by a personal, professional assistant.

Our Certified Nurse Aides, 24-Hour Live-in Assistants and Home Health Aides are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We also provide the security and confidence of 24-hour Telephone Assistance, so fast, reliable help is always available when it's needed. To learn more about our homecare services see our homecare services page.

Different people need different levels of homecare. To meet the requirements of our clients, At Your Side Homecare maintains consistent staffing levels of caring professionals. Homecare service is available for as little as a few hours a week, or as many as 24 hours a day, seven days a week