Occupational Therapy

Individualized Care With Undivided Attention

Bancroft NeuroRehab occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants aim to improve health and participation of patients through engagement in occupation, including daily living activities and instrumental activities of daily living, rest, education, work, play, leisure, and social participation. 

Our occupational therapies are delivered in a one-on-one format – you will receive individualized care with the undivided attention you deserve. Our OT team is made up of clinicians who focus on neurological rehabilitation and hold unique certifications in specialty areas. Clients are able to receive very well-rounded care with focus on their unique needs. 

Certifications:

Our team offers a full complement of occupational therapists and certified occupational therapy practitioners. Our highly-skilled team holds certifications in:

  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Vision training
  • LSVT BIG & Loud Therapy® for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease
  • Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialists (CSRS)
  • Certified Brain Injury Specialists (CBIS)
  • Certified Fieldwork Educators
  • Certified in Physical Agent Modalities
  • Saebo Certified Therapists
  • Executive Certificate in Home ModificationsNe (ECHM)
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Who are our Practitioners?

Many of our occupational therapists serve as educators, mentoring students in developing skills for becoming certified occupational therapists. Our skilled team has presented for Bancroft’s Heads Up webinar series, lectures at local universities on the topic of brain injury, and presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association national conference on topics related to neurological rehabilitation.

Bancroft NeuroRehab utilizes a team approach to the treatment of brain injuries. Our case management, psychologists, and therapists, work together to ensure that the highest quality care is provided to our patients, helping them reach their goals and achieve their highest level of independence.

A Bancroft Neuro Rehab clinician and patient in a wheelchair are in a kitchen. They are both looking inside an open oven.

Commonly Treated Conditions Include:

  • Stroke
  • Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders
  • Brain tumor
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Other degenerative neurological diseases
  • Multiple Sclerosis

Benefits of Neurological Occupational Therapy Treatment:

  • Activities of daily living skills – Basic self-care including: hygiene, feeding, dressing, bathing and toileting, as well as home management.
  • Cognitive training – attention span, memory, concept formation, time management, problem solving and thinking skills
  • Perceptual training – ability to interpret sensory information received from the environment
  • Visual processing therapy – visual eye control, reading, reduced vision due to double or blurred vision and visual field deficits
  • Upper extremity exercises for strength and dexterity
  • Neuromuscular re-education for better balance and coordination
  •  Suggestions for environmental modifications
A Bancroft NeuroRehab patient using rehab cutting board tool to cut cherry tomatoes with a yellow knife.

Equipment Used at Bancroft NeuroRehab:

At Bancroft NeuroRehab outpatient centers, we have a fully-functioning kitchen allowing for meal planning and preparation assessment and intervention in a realistic setting. In addition, equipment used may include:

  • Omni VREA virtual reality therapy system.  incorporates an advanced 3D camera and specialized computer to capture your patient’s movements and allows them to interact in a virtual world
  • Saebo miniMAS A zero-gravity Mobile Arm Support provides you freedom to move your arm in any direction despite weakness or spasticity.
  • Saebo MAS– Same as mini Mas, just bigger
  • Saebo Rejoyce A hand and upper extremity rehabilitation workstation designed for orthopedic and neurological patients who exhibit impaired function of the arm and hand. The computerized task-oriented training system provides standardized upper limb exercises representing activities of daily living (ADL). 
  • Saebo GlideThe SaeboGlide offers a way to exercise the affected arm by using the gliding sleeve. Following placement of the hand onto the gliding sleeve, the distal support will allow the stroke survivor to perform various controlled upper extremity exercises at his or her appropriate strength level.
  • SenMoCor System– SenMoCOR offers the user and clinician immediate visual feedback regarding sensory motor control. 

Contact Us

To make a referral or schedule an appointment call 844–234–8387.