Geriatric Occupational Therapy

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    Programs that provide occupational therapy for people who are elderly with the objective of slowing decline and improving health while promoting participation in everyday life. The therapist begins with an evaluation to identify the difficulties people may be having that interfere with independence and provides individualized interventions that help them perform daily activities in spite of the presence of illness, disability or injury. Geriatric occupational therapists work with seniors in a variety of settings including assisted living facilities, nursing homes, adult day centers and senior centers as well as in the home environment.

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    Home Health Care - Argus Home CareProvides home health care, home care, personal care, occupational therapy, and physical therapy for the elderly, blind, and disabled program (HCBS-EBD). Argus Home Care is a Medicaid and Medicare certified agency, and licensed through the State of Colorado.Pueblo CountyHome Care ProgramArgus Home Care, Inc.
    Home Health Care - Rehabilitation and Visiting Nurse Association/RVNAProvides in-home health care that includes: - Skilled nursing - Physical therapy - Occupational therapy - Speech therapy - Personal care - Homemaking assistance Weld CountyRehabilitation and Visiting Nurse Association/RVNARehabilitation and Visiting Nurse Association/RVNA
    Home Visitation & Repair Program (W 52nd Ave) - Colorado Visiting Nurse AssociationOffers CAPABLE (Community Aging in Place - Advancing Better Living for Elders) in partnership with Habitat for Humanity, which is pilot home-visitation program for older adults. Clients identify self-care goals with an occupational therapist and a nurse over ten visits for improved functioning, including but not limited to: - Walking to the mailbox - Doing laundry - Showering Based on the client’s independence goals and their living situation, Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver also plays a role by implementing minor home modifications such as: - Safety bar installation - Improved lighting - Floor repair - And moreDenver CountyW 52nd Ave - Colorado Visiting Nurse AssociationColorado Visiting Nurse Association

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