Occupational therapy addresses a person''s ability to perform basic self-care and independent living skills at their highest level of independence. Occupational therapy in rehabilitation settings address.
'' Self care needs: dressing, bathing, toileting, grooming, feeding
'' Balance issues: sitting balance, standing balance
'' Cognitive skills: problem solving, memory, attention, judgment
'' Independent living skills: cooking, cleaning, money management
'' Psychosocial issues: stress management, adjustment to illness
'' Upper extremity rehab: range of motion, strength, sensation, electronic neuromuscular stimulation
'' Sensory integration
'' Outpatient specialty services that St. John''s occupational therapists provide are driving advisements, a wheelchair clinic and burn clinic.