Occupational Therapy at the Iowa Veterans Home
OT works with residents to attain their highest level of function in activities of daily living skills, despite their disability or illness. Exercise, adaptive equipment, counseling, positioning, etc, are examples of modalities that are used to meet resident needs. Referrals can be made by the residents and/or other clinical staff, but a physician's order is required for diagnostic evaluation and direct therapy, OT with other rehab staff set up restorative programs. The OT clinic/Rehab is located in the Dack building main floor.