Home Programs with Lots of Choices Do NOT Increase Compliance!
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Home Programs with Lots of Choices Do NOT Increase Compliance!

A big mistake I see many pediatric occupational therapists who work with children make is taking a lot of time developing a home program with a lot of activities. And I get it.  Everyone tells you that people love choices! It’s easy to fall into that trap. Does every OT who provides their families home programs…

The Importance of Maintaining Professional Boundaries
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The Importance of Maintaining Professional Boundaries

Setting up professional boundaries in healthcare that include not becoming too “friendly” or too forgiving with canceled sessions, etc, with clients is very important in our professions. I have seen this happen and it is not pretty. When it happens I believe therapists become too invested in not only the therapy outcome but their overall…

OT Daily Notes Do NOT Need to be Long to be COMPLETE
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OT Daily Notes Do NOT Need to be Long to be COMPLETE

Most OTs think that occupational therapy documentation daily notes need to be LONG to be COMPLETE but that might be the biggest myth in healthcare. I understand why. We learned in school you must document everything you did during a session in your daily notes.  And many times pediatric occupational therapists do A LOT during each session. Especially when…