Occupational Therapy is a very broad profession. The number of conditions an OT may treat is enormous. The true beauty of home health for Occupational Therapy is that every scenario is real-world. We’re not reconstructing and simulating a person’s bathroom environment in a treatment room in a hospital like a couple of kids playing with imaginary figures, we’re seeing THE bathroom.
As a home health clinician you are equal parts secretary, salesperson, author, taxidriver and clinician. Not everyone is capable of wearing the many hats required for home health. If you’re not familiar, let us break them down.