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Our Services

Occupational Therapy

The health care professionals within St. Clair Hospital’s Occupational Therapy Department help individuals who are suffering from an illness, injury or disability return to a healthy way of living. With a personalized plan of care, patients are assisted in resuming activities they need or want to participate in, including independent self-care, home and work-related skills, and leisure activities. Utilizing purposeful activity to maximize independence, prevent disability and maintain health, the department promotes safety at home, work or school.

 
St. Clair Hospital’s Occupational Therapy Department provides a number of services to inpatients and outpatients, including:
  • achieving independence in performing activities of daily living such as eating, dressing, bathing and toileting;
  • upper extremity and hand rehabilitation;
  • education and training on adaptive equipment;
  • cognitive and perceptual training;
  • custom and prefabricated splints;
  • Saebo splint training;
  • ergonomic evaluations and education;
  • community education for pulmonary, cardiac and arthritis groups; and
  • pre-drivers perceptual and cognitive testing.

 

Health Guide: For more information on Occupational Therapy treatments, click here.
 
Occupational Therapy services are available by appointment only at the St. Clair Hospital Outpatient Center - Village Square, and a physician prescription is required. To schedule an appointment, please call 412.942.7122.