Occupational therapy in Parkinsons Diseas

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This presentation was prepared for educating the patients with stroke and their caregivers about the role of Occupational Therapy in Parkinson's Disease. It gives a very BRIEF over view about OT in Parkinson's Disease rehabilitation

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Occupational therapy in Parkinsons Diseas

  1. 1. Occupational Therapy (OT) for people with Parkinson’s Disease Phinoj K Abraham, MOTh., Clinical Neuro Occupational Therapist NewRo, Bangalore - 27
  2. 2. Overview • What is Occupational Therapy (OT) ? • When OT services are indicated ? • How OT can help a person with Parkinson’s Disease?
  3. 3. What is Occupational Therapy? • Occupational therapy is skilled treatment which helps people to be “independent” in their day-to-day activities i.e.,“Occupations”.
  4. 4. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
  5. 5. OT in Parkinson’s Disease ADL • Day today activities Work • Productive job / work Leisure • Time passing Activities
  6. 6. When OT services are is indicated ? OT is indicated if there is a decline in • upper extremity strength, sensation, endurance, hand function • activities of daily living (ADL) (feeding, grooming, dressing, bathing, toileting) • functional transfers (tub transfers, toilet transfer) • home management abilities (cooking, laundry, house hold activities) • or if there is need for work simplification /modification / energy conservation
  7. 7. How OT can help a person with PD  Skilled treatment in rehabilitating lost physical function  Exercises through purposeful activities
  8. 8. Adaptive Equipments
  9. 9. Adaptive Devices
  10. 10. Home Modification • Barrier free environment
  11. 11. Home Modification  Toilet
  12. 12. Home Modification • Kitchen
  13. 13. Home Modification
  14. 14. How OT can help a person with PD Contd… • Client and caregiver guidance
  15. 15. Benefits of OT services • OT services can help a person with PD to – adapt to his / her living environment – restoration of maximum possible function – participate more fully in day – to – day activities – Enhance recovery & outcomes – Improved quality of life – Prevention • Secondary Complications

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