Occupational Therapy Department treats with orthopedic and neurological conditions.
The main conditions
Occupational Therapy department also treats patients in the Intensive Care Unit
(ICU) in cooperation with the department of
Physical Medicine and the director
of the ICU.
department treats both inpatients and outpatients.
referral is done by the relevant medical practitioner. Taking into account the
medical history, the specific needs and the
environmental conditions, OT
evaluates and implements individualized therapy programs. The sessions are
individual and by
of Occupational Therapy are:
To use the current motor skills
of the person in order to achieve independence.
is instructed to use its present mobility in order to function independently in
all the Activities of Daily Living (ADL -
transfers, dressing, eating, personal
hygiene etc), by learning new techniques,
using new ways and appropriate aids.
independence, the improvement of motor skills is not neglected
and it does not mean that it is implied that there is not going to be
improvement in the motor skills of the person.
To improve sensory-motor and
self-care training, neuromuscular and sensory training are also performed, emphasizing
on the improvement of the gross and
fine motor skills and coordination. For
this purpose a range of contemporary assessment tools and equipment are used,
from the international market. When re-educating the person, the main
goal is to make the gain of mobility part of the every day life and
not a gain in the treatment room.
Independent living training
space of Occupational Therapy there is a home, equipped with all assistive
technology means. Persons with severe disabilities
can be trained in real
the most modern and complete technological means so that patients with aphasia
achieve communication. Also patients
with motor problems can benefit from
solutions provided by various types of technology.