Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists create customized treatment programs to improve one’s ability to perform daily activities. 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.

PCMH offers occupational therapy in a variety of settings including: Home Health, Swingbed (i.e., rehab to home), Acute care and outpatient.

Occupational Therapists Evaluate and Treat the Following:

  • Gross and Fine Motor Skills
  • Sensory-Motor Skills
  • Visual-Perceptual deficits
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Sensory Integration (aids in registration, organization, and processing skills)
  • Arm and Hand Function (carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Work Related Injuries
  • Handwriting Skills
  • Attention and Memory Problems
  • Pain Management/Edema
  • Wheelchair Seating and Positioning
  • Autism, Genetic Disorders, Down Syndrome and other developmental disorders in children

Treatment is Specific to Each Person’s Needs and May Include:

  • Guidance to family members and caregivers
  • Fall prevention
  • Adaptations for Optimal School Performance
  • Home Assessments/Safety Evaluations
  • Custom Splints
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Activities of Daily Living Training
  • Sensory Integration
  • Modalities

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 by:

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid (with prior approval)
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Major Medical
  • Other private health insurance companies
  • Private Pay

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.

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