What are the benefits of occupational therapy

July 28th, 2020

There are many benefits associated with occupational therapy. Occupational therapy helps to:

• Allow the patient to rehab at home in their own surroundings where they feel most comfortable
• Help improve self-esteem
• Reduce stress
• Fall prevention
• Enhance communication
• Help patients regain strength
• Dementia
• Parkinson’s

From daily living tasks to fine motor skills such as holding a pencil or dialing a phone, these tasks can be huge challenges for those who have autism, dementia, Parkinson’s, chronic illness, rheumatoid arthritis, TBI, and other illnesses.