• 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

OT and Diabetes Care

by Cheryl Hall on November 21st, 2023

November is National Diabetes Month and the 2023 theme, “Take Charge of Tomorrow: Preventing Diabetes Health Problems”, is one I love and agree with! I will even go one step further and propose a response – add OT to every healthcare team treating diabetes. Diabetic patients are asked to make…

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Hello, My Name is……

by Cheryl Hall on October 30th, 2023

A doctor in the UK became a patient herself and realized not all healthcare providers introduced themselves. The doctor, Dr. Kate Granger MBE, firmly believed the thought and care around a simple introduction could set the tone for the remainder of the relationship. Dr. Granger was inspired to start the…

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Should I Be an OT?

by Cheryl Hall on September 23rd, 2023

Should I be an OT? Should I be an OT or an OTA? Are there enough OT jobs? Is OT a good career choice? I see this type of question from students all over social media and thought the beginning of the academic year was a good time to share…

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SDoH and OT

by Cheryl Hall on August 27th, 2023

Social Determinates of Health (SDoH) focuses conversations about improving patient health and wellbeing outward. Where people live, who they live with, what they do for a living, and how they live can have a larger impact on their health than any medical intervention. So where is occupational therapy in this…

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OT and Primary Care

by Cheryl Hall on July 29th, 2023

Primary health care is shown on the photo using the text[/caption]If you follow my blogs, you know my favorite OT setting is home health. What better place to support a person’s most meaningful occupations but in their own home? But, with its potential to impact a much larger population, I…

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