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Occupational Therapy Win for Home Health Start of Care Visits

Posted on: January 8, 2021

As most in the industry are aware, current Medicare policy does not allow occupational therapy alone to establish eligibility for home health services, unlike physical therapy and speech-language pathology. Occupational therapy plays an essential role in home health, but is currently only able to stand alone or continue services after an individual has been discharged from all other home health service.

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Tags: occupational therapy, PDGM, Home Health Agency

Occupational Therapy Month: Recognizing Innovative OT Practitioners

Posted on: April 17, 2020

Occupational Therapy is One of a Kind!
The unique profession of occupational therapy, deeply rooted in science, focuses on helping individuals across their lifespan to do the things they want or deem necessary to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities or occupations. OT practitioners (occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants) enable individuals of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health and wellness, and prevent or adapt to an injury, illness or disability.

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Tags: Occupational Therapist, #OTMonth, occupational therapy

Facts about Occupational Therapy

Posted on: April 2, 2019

April is OT Month... Here are some interesting facts.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics calls occupational therapy one of today's fastest growing careers, pointing to growing numbers of older adults and young children who need occupational therapy services.

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Tags: Occupational Therapist, #OTMonth, occupational therapy

HealthPRO/Heritage Wishes You the Best this Holiday Season

Posted on: December 20, 2016

This story is a true testament of what we at HealthPRO®/Heritage do.
we heal hearts, minds & spirits.

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Tags: Heritage Healthcare, HealthPRO Rehabilitation, Rehab Management Services, HealthPRO/Heritage, speech therapy, Senior Care, occupational therapy, Physical Therapy, Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab, senior living

September 21-27 is National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

Posted on: September 20, 2014

Rehab therapists are made of patience, understanding, humor, and a thorough knowledge of the muscles of the human body. They spend their days helping improve other people’s lives. This week, Heritage Healthcare would like to congratulate all rehab therapists for their outstanding commitment and dedication.

Every day, they provide help and hope to all ages and all manner of injury. From musculoskeletal issues, to joint pain, and stroke – they’re the cheerleaders for recovery. This week, we’re cheering them on with our gratitude for their compassionate care in changing lives... for good.

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Tags: Contract Rehab Services, speech therapy, occupational therapy, Physical Therapy