The occupational therapists at Fairlane Home Health Care are responsible for providing in-home occupational therapy services to our patients as prescribed by a physician, as well as guide Fairlane staff and the attending physicians with occupational therapy consultation.
All of the occupational therapists at Fairlane Home Health Care must possess a Bachelor of Science, or Master’s degree in occupational therapy from a school with an occupational therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association. They must also hold a license/registration as an occupational therapist issued by the state of Michigan, and exhibit behavior that is empathetic, non-judgmental, tactful, responsible, and organized.
As always, we only employ the best, brightest and most ethical employees at Fairlane Home Health Care, including occupational therapists. You can be sure that when you choose Fairlane, you choose excellence.
Our occupational therapists provide individualized care plans to assist in recovery of independence, adaptive devices and energy conservation techniques for fast and complete recovery.
Fairlane Occupational Therapists:
- Perform occupational therapy assessments on our patients, plan short and long term goals toward improving and restoring independence and physical and cognitive functioning; and implement treatment programs with you or your loved one‘s physician.
- Provide guidance and instruction to patients and family members on therapeutic, creative, and self care procedures and activities.
- Instruct our patients and their family members in use of orthotic or prosthetic equipment; and may design and create individualized adaptive and assistive devices.
- Conduct functional and cognitive re-evaluations, to assess the need for any revisions in the treatment plan.
- Instructs and familiarizes our patients and family members with all other aspects of the total treatment program.
- Arranges for out-patient occupational therapy services that cannot be rendered in the home, as necessary.
- Assists and implements other plans and strategies for total health and wellbeing.