The home environment and the care team can greatly empower or inhibit a person’s quality of life and participation. Occupational Therapists can support clients and families within the home by creating spaces that are safe, functional and intuitive.
Course created on February 12, 2021
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 01616; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-771717; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Geriatrics; RESNA/0.1 Introductory
- After this course, participants will be able to identify in-home functional design concepts to improve the quality of life for those living with dementia.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 factors to consider when assessing a home for someone with dementia.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the value occupational therapists offer in decreasing caregiver burden when designing for dementia in the home.
|5-25 Minutes||Current barriers|
|25-45 Minutes||Evidence-based solutions|
|45-55 Minutes||Small group|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
DHSc, MSOTR/L, ECHM
Dr. Reilly completed her Master’s in Occupational Therapy from The Sage Colleges in Troy, New York. As an occupational therapist experienced in adult and geriatric care, Dr. Reilly decided to pursue a Doctorate in Health Science to serve clients on a broader scale. Primary areas of practice have included stroke recovery, long-term care, traumatic brain injury, and home modification consultation. Providing caregiver coaching and promoting functional participation within the home and community is why Dr. Reilly established her business Purposefully Home.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 01616. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, OT Service Delivery Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Geriatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
The continued family of websites, including OccupationalTherapy.com, is an approved CE provider by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Area). The assignment of RESNA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by RESNA.