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  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • An occupational therapy assistant is a member of the health care delivery team who provides direct patient care under the supervision of a registered occupational therapist. The occupation therapy assistant works with individuals of all ages to prevent deficits, maintain or improve function in daily living, work and leisure.

    Job responsibilities

    • Assist with data collection and evaluation of a patient referred for services
    • Develop treatment goals
    • Implement and coordinate an intervention plan
    • Provide direct service that follows a documented routine including:

      • Exercises
      • Modalities to improve physical skills
      • Training in activities of daily living such as feeding, dressing, bathing and household tasks
      • Use of activities to promote improvement in psychosocial skills
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