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Occupational Therapist: A Case Study

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To plan for discharge the occupational therapist has to consider the length of stay the person will have at the facility and where they will go after discharge (Tipton-Burton, McLaughlin, Englander, 2013). This will begin from the initial visit the occupational therapist has with the person and throughout each treatment session (Tipton-Burton, McLaughlin, Englander, 2013). If the person is discharged to their home, a home evaluation, recommendations for adaptive equipment, caregiver education, and other resources that may enhance independence should be considered (Tipton-Burton, McLaughlin, Englander, 2013). When client with traumatic brain injuries are discharged, the occupational therapist's skill in functional adaptation are beneficial
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