October 1, 2023
Occupational therapists (OTs) work with people of all ages to overcome challenges that impact their ability to do the activities they want to do, need to do, or are expected to do in their daily lives. OTs play a vital role in the PCVRS (Partners in Canadian Veterans Rehabilitation Services) rehabilitation journey by helping you regain your independence and achieve your rehabilitation goals.
OTs can improve your health and well-being by helping you participate more fully in activities that are important to you. They will work with you to improve your life after service, helping address challenges at home, at work, or in the community; and improving your health and overall well-being.
They will help you identify activities that are meaningful to you, analyze them, and break them down into smaller tasks. This will make it easier for you to do them successfully.
OTs take a holistic view of your rehabilitation needs. They consider many factors, including physical and mental health barriers, that may impact your ability to participate in daily roles and responsibilities. They consider your:
Depending on the challenges they identify, OTs will work with you to:
Occupational Therapy treatment is focused on establishing routines and increasing participation in daily activities. It can help you reach your work or personal goals and become more independent.
OTs can help you in a number of ways. They can work with you to:
OTs commonly work in hospitals and health clinics, but they can also work in community mental health centers, physiotherapy clinics, home care, and health promotion . Occupational therapists can also work virtually, depending on the scope of treatment. They are important members of the interdisciplinary PCVRS team.
OTs define anything we do that occupies our time as an 'occupation,' so their work can touch on all aspects of our lives. That’s why working with an occupational therapist is so important! Schedule an appointment with an occupational therapist today and get back to doing all of the things you love in your daily life.
December 1, 2023
For Canadian Veterans, transitioning from a life of service in the military to civilian work can sometimes be a daunting prospect. The familiarity of the military environment, its language, and its protocols can seem like a world apart from the requirements of the civilian job market. At Partners in Canadian Veterans Rehabilitation Services (PCVRS), we understand the challenges of this transition. Our mission is to support Canadian Veterans by helping them recognize and leverage their unique transferable skills for a successful transition to civilian employment.
November 1, 2023
In the world of healthcare, one truth remains constant: every Participant is unique, and so are their needs for rehabilitation and recovery. When it comes to addressing the diverse challenges faced by Participants in the PCVRS (Partners in Canadian Veterans Rehabilitation Services) program, a one-size-fits-all approach simply won't suffice.
September 1, 2023
Getting the right care after an injury can make a big difference in your recovery. Physiotherapy can be an important part of your recovery plan, yet not everyone is familiar with it.
So, what is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy, also called physical therapy, is a healthcare service that takes a comprehensive approach to all aspects of physical health.
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