Role of Occupational Therapy in the Rehabilitation of
the Spinal Cord Injured Patient
A Study Day for:
Community Occupational Therapists
This day has been organised for occupational therapists working in the community setting with the aims of:
- Increasing knowledge and understanding of the physical and psychosocial effects of spinal cord injury on the individual including levels of injury, completeness of SCI and expected functional abilities.
- Demonstrate the role of the hospital based OT in the rehabilitation of spinal cord injury.
- To help facilitate integrated working in the discharge planning process for people with Spinal Cord Injury.
- To widen understanding of the challenges faced by people living with Spinal Cord Injury.
- Providing the opportunity for discussion on collaboration in planning the patient’s resettlement back into their local community.
||Registration and coffee|
||Welcome and house keeping|
||What does it mean?|
Levels of SCI
Rehabilitation mile stones
||Brief discussion about lunch and programme|
||Tour of Therapy areas|
ADL flat (shower chairs)
Photo board of groups
Selection of wheelchairs
Splints and hand items
Transition from hospital to home/out patients
||Close and certificate|
On the day programme order or length of sessions may need to change.
Study Day Dates: 2017:
For further information please contact the department on 01722 336262 ext. 2454