Initial Assessment - JR Rehabilitation Services

By: Jr Rehabilitation Services  09-12-2011
Keywords: Rehabilitation Services, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Services

An initial assessment includes an introduction to Occupational Therapy services and a review of the client’s current abilities and challenges. The OT will assess physical, cognitive and emotional barriers to participation in meaningful activity.  Collaboratively, the client and OT will identify goals for OT rehabilitation services.

Keywords: Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Services, Rehabilitation Services

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Services - JR Rehabilitation Services

We currently provide services to clients represented by private and public insurance companies, government agencies, Workers Compensation Boards, and law firms. Our rehabilitation programs are designed to be client centered, goal-oriented, and focused completely on the unique needs of each individual.


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Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS

The results of the AMPS are used to determine a person’s need for Occupational Therapy services, homemaking and personal care services, to write client goals that are occupation-based, and to plan interventions that meet an individual’s needs.


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Assessment of Functional Cognition (AFC

The AFC looks at cognitive skills such as attention, visual processing, information processing, memory, awareness and executive function, but it goes further during the functional assessment component to evaluate awareness and the ability of the person to effectively utilize compensatory strategies to improve their function.


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Occupational Therapists - JR Rehabilitation Services

In some situations they may use a compensatory approach, by using equipment to adapt their environment to increase independence or educate the client to use strategies to manage their symptoms. Other situations an OT might be a rehabilitation case manager, liaising with team members, monitoring a client’s function and providing advice and recommendations for future care needs.