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NAJMA ADAM
LECTURER OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
School of Occupational Therapy
DOW UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Occupational Therapy
HELPING PEOPLE TO HELP
THEMSELVES
Occupational Therapy Interventions
 Increase and maintain independence in activities
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of daily living (ADL’s)
Increase mobility & co-ordination
Caregiver education
Organized environment
Energy conservation
Adaptive Equipment
 Increase dexterity & fine motor coordination
Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s)
Basic ADL’s
Self care
 Feeding
 Grooming
 Dressing
 Bathing
 Personal hygiene
 Toileting
Instrumental ADL’s
Interaction with physical environment
 Putting things away & getting things
out of the closet
 Telephoning
 Written communication
 Using paper money, checks or coins
 Using books, newspapers &
entertainment equipments
 Using public/private transportation
 Leisure activities
Dressing:
Eating :
Bathing:
Correct positioning.
Home Safety and Management
Home Safety and Management
Writing:
Writing aids:
Physical Therapy Interventions
Exercises
 ROM
 Stretching
 Active
 Weight shifting
 Transfer
 Posture & Balance
 Treadmill training
 Cycling
 Walking
 Strength & Flexibility
Mobility & Co-ordination
Aim
(1) Gait
(2) Balance
(3) Transfers
1. Gait:
Initiating Movement
2. Balance:-
3.Transfers:
Speech Therapy Intervention
 Swallowing disorders
 Cognitive changes
Alternative Therapies
 Music Therapy
 Dance
 Tai Chi
 Cognitive Challenges
 Daily Exercise
 Vitamin/Mineral Supplements
ALWAYS CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE
BEGINNING
TAKE HOME MESSAGE
Be a fighter and never lose hope
Thank you

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