What is an Occupational Therapist?
An Occupational Therapist is a health professional who:
- assists clients to develop, maintain or regain function and quality of life due to developmental disorders or after an accident, illness, surgery or chronic illness
- uses activities important to daily living and client education to promote skill development and assist clients in the domains of work, self-care, leisure, and school participation
- works in acute care, rehabilitation, community settings, schools, industry and private practice
- works with a wide variety of clients from newborn infants to the elderly
- assesses and treats individuals with a variety of conditions including musculo-skeletal, neurological, medical, psychosocial, etc. conditions.
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