Patient participated in meal preparatory task utilizing crafts to address dynamic standing without UE support to simulate cooking task.
Game changers… Focused on standing balance and coordination while making blankets.
Game changer… We have a lady returning home so we worked on balance and mobility with her hanging her laundry up.
Obstacle course set up at Stella Manor to work on gait training and balance activities with RW in preparation for discharge home. Patient has visual deficits so working on strategies to compensate.
Leisure activity (dancing). Meaningful activity to promote improved dynamic standing balance, and activity tolerance in order to assist patient in returning to his favorite pastime activity.
This patient has bilateral ankle contractures. It took some convincing but she reluctantly tried some ‘pretty’ shoes that are easy to slip into and out of. These feature a wedge to support her entire foot and improve gait safety. Gait transitioned from shuffling to a normal pattern utilizing the shoes.