OT and the LGBTQ+ Older Adult Community

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Looking to learn more about being an occupational therapy practitioner and fostering inclusivity with older adults in the LGBTQ+ community? Learn about the stats, get more information on inclusive language, check out these resources and gain knowledge on practical strategies to increase your competency. Anything you would love to add – leave us a comment! Resources From the Show:  theSafeZoneProject.com …

OT podcasts, Facebook groups, Twitter Chats, Instagrams to follow and MORE! | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #OT #OTtreatmentideas #OTprofessionaldevelopment #SNFOT #homehealthOT #neuroOT #geriOT

Benefits of Social Media for OT Development

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Social media and OT. Love it or hate it. In this episode of the Seniors Flourish Podcast, we are chatting about all things Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and Podcasting to enhance your OT professional development. What are your favorite podcasts – leave us a comment! Learn More About Our Sponsors: Promenaid is the world’s first code-compliant continuous handrail combining elegance, versatility, …

What are some pros & cons of working in a #SNF setting? Productivity, typical day, co-workers, etc | SeniorsFlourish.com #OTtreatmentideas #OT #occupationaltherapy #OTlove

Occupational Therapy in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)

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What is it like to be an occupational therapy practitioner working in a skilled nursing facility (SNF)? We will be digging into a typical day and discussing the pros and cons of working with older adults in this setting. Anything you would love to add – leave us a comment! Resources From the Show:  Purpose Therapy Box Learn More About …

Thinking about going from COTA to OTR? Lots of pros and cons to consider! | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #OT #OTtreatmentideas

Pros and Cons of Transitioning from COTA to OTR

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In this episode of the Seniors Flourish Podcast, we will be talking about if going from COTA to OTR is right for you. Lot’s of pros and cons – get out your paper and start writing them down! Anything you would love to add – leave us a comment! Resources From the Show:  Article: Should You Transition From COTA to …

Fall Prevention in Occupational Therapy

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How can occupational therapy practitioners truly address falls with our patients? Marla Pomeranz talks about how it is not just balance assessments and environmental modifications and how we need to address our patients holistically to make the most impact in the lives of our patients! Resources from the Show: Matter of Balance Call 2-11: local community resource line TUG balance test …

#OT and their role in mental health and depression when working in a physical disability setting. Are you truly listening to your patients? | Seniors Flourish.com #SNFOT #homehealthOT #OTtreatmentideas #OTpodcast #OTlove

OT’s Role in Mental Health and Depression in a Physical Disability Setting

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Are you addressing depression with your patients that are older adults when working in a physical disability setting? In this week’s Seniors Flourish Podcast Betweenisode, Mandy and Sarah chat about how it is imperative that we are listening to our patients and addressing their mental health in any setting. We also talk about how we can easily assess for depression and …

Tips and resources for culture and diversity in #occupationaltherapy as well as looking at how inclusivity and implicit bias makes an impact | SeniorsFlourish.com #OT #SNFOT #OTprofessionaldevelopment #OTtreatmentideas

OT Diversity, Inclusivity and Implicit Bias

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How can we as occupational therapy practitioners be more client center through awareness of our own implicit biases? Stephanie Lancaster OTR, shares tips and resources on ways we can learn more about diversity, inclusivity and help us be better practitioners. Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe here on iTunes, Stitcher, or any podcast app Resources from the Show: Mitigating Implicit Bias in Health Care – https://u.osu.edu/breakingbias/related-resources/ …

PRN OT: Pros and Cons

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In this inaugural “Speaking of OT” Betweenisode on the Seniors Flourish Podcast, Mandy and Sarah chat about the pros and cons of working PRN as an occupational therapy practitioner and talk about how eating weird foods snagged their future husbands… Resources from the show: Blog Post: Pros and Cons of Working PRN in OT Learn more about our sponsors Promenaid is …

Changing the Culture of Nursing Homes Through “Flipping SNFs”

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Samia Rafeedie OTD, OTR/L, BCPR, CBIS shares her passion for “Flipping SNFs” – where occupational therapy can serve as a catalyst to change the culture of a nursing home through shared governance and empowering not only our residents, but frontline workers, as well. Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe here on iTunes, Stitcher, or any podcast app Resources from the Show: Resource …

How to perform an OT screen for adults - video tutorial and forms! | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #OT #SNFOT #HomehealthOT #OTtreatmentideas

How to Perform an Occupational Therapy Screening (For Adults!)

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I get asked all the time about how to perform a quick and easy occupational therapy screening to help decide if a referral is necessary for skilled occupational therapy services for adults. I gotcha! and I wanted to share one of the educational videos on this topic from the Seniors Flourish Learning Lab. What is an occupational therapy screen? It is a …