Occupational Therapy Reduces Hospital Readmission Rates

The following article from The Toronto Star explains how important Occupational Therapy is for patients transitioning from the hospital to their home. An Occupational Therapist can help the person to adjust routines and techniques to help with normal activities of daily living, and help them return to doing the things they find meaningful.  Occupational Therapy’s involvement is also shown to lead to lower hospital readmission rates.

The Toronto Star: Doctors’ Notes: How occupational therapists can help with transition from hospital to home

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