occupational therapy is a therapeutic use of purposeful and meaningful activities to promote health and wellness.
WHAT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS AND AIDES DO?
occupational therapy assistants and aides help patients develop, recover, and improve their skill in the daily living and working occupational therapy assistants are directly involved in -providing therapy to patients while occupational therapy aides perform support activities. Both the occupational therapy assistants and occupational therapy aides work under the direction of an occupational therapist.
occupational therapy assistants and aides work primarly nursing and residential care facilities; hospitals states,local and private educational services, states, local, and private, and home health care services.
HOW TO BE COME AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AIDE?
occupational therapy assistants need an associate's degree from an accredited occupational therapy assistants program. in most states occupational therapy assistants must be licensed.
occupational therapy aides typically have a high school diploma or equivalent.
JOB OUT LOOK
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY WILL CONTINUE TO BE AN IMPORTANT PART OF TREATMENTS FOR PEOPLE WITH VARIOUS ILLNESSES AND DISABILITIES.
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