Addressing self-feeding using adaptive equipment with a double amputee
Here is a game changer pic from last week, working on balance and activity tolerance brushing the electronic cat.
Jam session with therapist and patient working on fine motor skills, sitting balance, and return to prior hobbies.
Pt placing and removing squigs from mirror to improve posture and Increase Independence with self care skills and housework upon return home.
Dynamic standing/functional reaching activity. Cognitive aspects: problem solving, visual scanning, matching. Targeting pt standing tolerance and balance as well as keeping the mind actively engaged for completion of functional ADLs, while improving safety independence for self care ADLs.
Dynamic stand activity with shaving cream to increase independence with light housekeeping
Bilateral lower extremity amputee sitting unsupported to focus on safe functional reach, unsupported sitting/postural control, trunk strength, activity tolerance, upper extremity strength with wrist weights, range of motion, safe weight shifting to adjust to amputations as well as coordination as she is blind in one eye.
Resident is helping prepare food for our potluck…targeting eye/hand coordination, problem solving/sequencing, & fine motor dexterity!