• 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

How Did You Promote OT Today?

by Cheryl Hall on July 30th, 2021

I found notes from a lecture I attended years ago that listed dozens of ways occupational therapists could promote and educate people about OT. While it saddened me a little that OTs continue to struggle with an identity crisis, I also believe occupational therapy is so valuable that it is…

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Therapeutic Exercise

by Cheryl Hall on June 28th, 2021

Elder Abuse Awareness

by Cheryl Hall on June 19th, 2021

The pandemic brought increased isolation for many older adults, so I thought it was important in 2021 to recognize June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month. All health care professionals, including OTs, have a duty to protect the most vulnerable in our society. So take some time in June to review…

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Bed Positioning Strategies

by Cheryl Hall on May 29th, 2021

The Value of OT in the Home Setting

by Cheryl Hall on May 28th, 2021

I can’t forget the statistic I blogged about last month. 42% of seniors or over 5 million adults in the U. S. don’t have the simple adaptive equipment needed to support their independence and safety at home. And these are adults who have been identified as at-risk by their healthcare…

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