OT, Hospice and Palliative Care

OT, Hospice and Palliative Care

Occupational therapy practitioners improve quality of life in hospice and palliative care by helping people engage in those meaningful occupations, even if it is at their end of life. Karmella Bognot MS, OTR/L shares her experience working with people in a hospice and palliative care setting and how our role as OT practitioners is just as important in this stage of life, as it is when they are younger.

Resources:

What is the #OT role in hospice & palliative care? Find out how our unique perspective helps people THRIVE, even at end of life | SeniorsFlourish.com #occupationaltherapy #homehealthot #ottreatmentideas

The Role of Occupational Therapy in Palliative and Hospice Care fact sheet

Talking About the Unspoken: Death & Dying (course from Occupationaltherapy.com).

The Care for the Dying: A critical historical analysis of occupational therapy in hospice: Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

Follow Karmella on Instagram for all things Hospice: @humansofhospice

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