Expandable Door Hinge...instantly make a doorway wider to increase accessibility for wheelchairs, etc.
Occupational Therapy website with great illustrated methods that may assist with a clients impairment or disability - rehabilitation of functional skills (from fine motor, to self care, to gross motor and mobility...) ot idea, fine motor adults, therapi idea, cva occupational therapy, occup therapi, care, therapi handout, occupational therapy adults, adult occupational therapy
Occupational Therapy handouts for adults and students--CVA, SI, FM, strengthening, transfers, and more.
Fine Motor Friday- Lock and Key - No Time For Flash Cards
let's go fly a kite: Busy Hands: Fine Motor Lock Board
Key turner. I have one of these! It may not be necessary for every lock, but some are extra hard to turn, and when I was first diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis it was a necessity. @Lisa Copen arthriti grip, key turner, grip key, keys, rheumatoid arthritis, occup therapi, key holder, adapt, blue key
Interesting concept for someone with visual or sensory impairments, but I think it could be a little unsettling!!
LED Faucet Lights
The National Council on Aging and Humana Inc. recently conducted a survey to learn more about older adults' opinions on family and active living. Results suggest that family reunions and relationships inspire seniors to stay active and pursue their own well-being. Check out the infographic for a summary of survey results about family.
Many Seniors Connect Well-being to Time They Spend with Family
You're never too old to play - especially on a Friday, right? Check out the new Older Americans Month materials from the Administration on Aging: 1.usa.gov/wBv290. This year's theme is designed to encourage older adults to stay engaged, active, and involved.
For assessment of joint ROM
A fix for those jeans with the pesky zipper that won't stay up. Also would work for early prego jean wearing when you aren't ready for maternity but you can't button your jeans. I used the rubber and trick but the zipper would eventually slide down. No more!! fallingdown, falling down, keys, jeans, thought, buttons, people, zippers, key rings
How-To: Keep Your Fly From Falling Down
No bending over and no heavy lifting
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The Motor Story
Slip-proof your rug: To give an area rug some traction, flip it over, and apply lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Once dry, you can safely put down your rug; the rubbery strips will hold it in place...via Martha. idea, hous, mats, trick, caulk, rugs, ridicul expens, diy, antislip mat
Slip-proof your rug
Slip-Proofing - Martha Stewart Home & Garden
My Delicious Ambiguity: Handmade Christmukkahwanza Gifts For Kids
I made one of these from an old soccer ball we had lying around the house. Participants pass and catch the ball and tell about their first date, first car, city where they were born, favorite meal, mother's name, etc. It's not as easy to use now that Medicare has done away with groups, but it can still be a fun way to address dynamic standing balance, coordination, strength, and ROM. My patients love to reminisce, and I've even seen the P.T.'s using my OT ball for inner thigh squeezes!