Occupational Therapist in Redwood City, California
Facilitates development and rehabilitation of mentally, physically, or emotionally disabled. Plans and runs occupational therapy programs that involve activities, such as manual arts and crafts, practice in functional, prevocational, vocational, and homemaking skills, activities of daily living, and participation in sensorimotor, educational, recreational, and social activities, designed to help patients or disabled people develop or regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to disabilities. Selects constructive activities suited to individual's physical capacity, intelligence level, and interest, to increase independence, prepare individual for return to employment, assist in restoration of functions, and aid in adjustment to disability. Teaches individual skills and techniques required for participation in activities, and evaluates individual's progress. Designs and constructs special equipment for individual, and suggests adaptation of individual's work-living environment. Requisitions supplies and equipment. Lays out materials for individual's use, and cleans and repairs tools at end of sessions.