Occupational therapy is a ubiquitous therapy that anyone can receive at any life stage. It enables people to maintain, develop and recover the motor skills needed for daily activities. This is especially important for your loved ones if they are on assisted living programs.
About Our Occupational Therapy
At Discovery Village At Dominion, we have a variety of services for your loved ones to ensure your loved ones enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle in the community here. While assisted living may seem daunting for your loved ones, our staff members are here to provide the best on-site occupational therapy sessions here. By offering professional occupational therapy with our compassionate therapists, your loved ones will feel empowered as they grow in their ability to carry out daily activities.
Benefits of Having Occupational Therapy in Your Retirement Community
Occupational therapy for assisted living is beneficial as occupational therapists are seasoned in identifying the reason for their difficulties in carrying out daily activities, vocational, leisure, or educational pursuits. To the occupational therapists, your loved ones’ safety and well-being are of utmost importance. They evaluate environmental factors and your loved one’s needs to provide a practical and effective plan to promote a better quality of life. Your loved ones can grow to become more independent too.
Occupational therapy for assisted living is also beneficial for your loved ones who are recovering from an injury or illness. Their previous experience with illness or injury may hamper their ability to carry out daily activities. Occupational therapy in an assisted living community allows your loved ones to participate gradually in these activities and become more independent. By restoring functional skills in activities such as dressing, bathing, eating, and other important skills like laundry, money management, and so on, your loved ones can enjoy their golden years through professional recuperation. Occupational therapy for your loved ones can also help your loved ones manage cognitive conditions like dementia and physical conditions like poor vision, mobility, and fall prevention.
Occupational therapy for assisted living is also beneficial to provide programs to boost the quality of life through certain themes, such as home safety, community mobility, energy conservation, stress management, and so on. By working together with the recreation or activities manager, your loved ones can enjoy a variety of activities to enhance your loved ones cognitively, creatively, spiritually, and physically. Your loved ones can enjoy a greater sense of self-esteem and purpose as they embark on these recreational activities.
If your loved ones are struggling with cognitive conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and so on, occupational therapy will be helpful. This is because cognitive issues may lead to other behavioral problems that your loved ones may be susceptible to. Occupational therapy for assisted living helps your loved ones assess their individual motor skills and ability to participate in activities.
When Should You Consider Moving into a Retirement Community?
As your loved ones may struggle to carry out certain common daily activities, moving into a community enables them to enjoy a new lease of life while enjoying a renewed sense of self-worth as they discover ways to manage their existing physical and cognitive conditions.
Why Choose Discovery Village At Dominion’s Retirement Community?
At Discovery Village At Dominion, we have the most experienced staff available to ensure your loved one’s needs are met. We value everybody here as a unique individual and our services are built upon the foundation of relationship and compassion. From the accommodations to the food that you enjoy, we put in extra care and detail for everyone to provide a bespoke experience for your loved ones. We also provide occupational therapy as part of our services to help your loved ones gradually recover their ability to carry out daily activities.