• About Me

    Cheryl Hall
    Occupational Therapist
    Maryland, United States

    Welcome to a site devoted to sharing experience, knowledge and resources to make your job of being a great therapist a lot easier.

    I have been an occupational therapist for more than 30 years. I graduated from San Jose State University with degrees in Occupational Therapy, Gerontology, and Early Child Development. My passion is working with adults and children in home health but I have also worked in rehab, sub-acute rehab, hand therapy, transitional living for TBI, and hospital-based outpatient settings.

  • Previous Posts

Developing a Falls Prevention Program? 10 Key Elements

by Cheryl Hall on September 14th, 2018

Falls happens in an instant – a missed step, a curled-up rug, an untied shoe – and your patient is on the ground. Falls are on the rise in the U.S. with deadly implications (CDC website). So, as you look for a comprehensive falls prevention program for your OT patients…

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Learning Styles and the OT Patient

by Cheryl Hall on September 1st, 2018

If you are having difficulty making progress with a patient, remember that each person learns in a unique way. There are dozens of models of learning, but one of the simplest examples is VAK: Visual – Auditory – Kinesthetic. Does your current approach to OT favor one type of learner?…

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Your “Go To” Resource

by Cheryl Hall on August 15th, 2018

SOAP Notes

by Cheryl Hall on August 1st, 2018

Seeking Grants? Tips for OTs

by Cheryl Hall on July 15th, 2018

Ever had a great idea, but no funding to actually implement the concept? Want to start your own non-profit, but need some startup funding? Did your boss just send you a grant announcement and ask you to submit a proposal? Are you a student who needs grants to cover some…

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