In today’s episode of the Buzz Podcast Ryan Blue celebrates OT Month. He is an occupational therapist by trade and discusses the role an OT plays in the SNF setting. Additionally he describes the differences between short stay and long stay residents when it comes to interventions and how OT’s make a difference. See below for his referenced scientific literature.
American Occupational Therapy Association. (2014). Occupational therapy practice framework: Domain & process (3rd ed.). American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68(Suppl. 1), S1–S48. http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2014.682006
Jette, D. U., Warren, R. L., & Wirtalla, C. (2005). The relation between therapy intensity and outcomes of rehabilitation in skilled nursing facilities. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 86, 373–379.