Occupational therapists assist people of all ages with varied disabilities to complete activities of daily living, such as self-feeding, dressing, playing (a child's occupation), and working.
Occupational therapists work as part of an educational and medical team to assist people who are coping with the effects of disease, injury, disability, or developmental delay through purposeful activities to aid in achieving their greatest level of independence.
Occupational Therapists Evaluate and Treat the Following:
Gross and Fine Motor Skills
Activities of Daily Living
Sensory Integration (aids in registration, organization, and processing skills)
Arm and Hand Function
Work Related Injuries
Attention and Memory Problems
Wheelchair Seating and Positioning
Treatment is Specific to Each Person's Needs and May Include:
Adaptations for Optimal School Performance
Home Assessments/Safety Evaluations
Custom and Pre-fabricated Splints
Activities of Daily Living Training
How is a Person Referred for Occupational Therapy Services? A doctor's prescription is required to receive Occupational Therapy services. After your doctor writes an order for OT services, please call for an appointment at (812) 547-0320.
Services are Paid for by:
Medicaid (with prior approval)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Other private health insurance companies
The Perry County Rehabilitation Department is now accepting new referrals for inpatients, outpatients, and home health for occupational therapy services. Please call (812) 547-0320.