• 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

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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Occupational Therapy and Alzheimer’s

by Cheryl Hall on June 24th, 2023

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain awareness month and a perfect time to talk about why OT is a key member of the healthcare team treating patients with this disease. While I worked with all ages as an OT, one of my most rewarding experiences was assisting patients and caregivers managing…

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2023 AOTA – Cheryl’s Favorites!

by Cheryl Hall on May 14th, 2023

The tradition continues with my fifth year of great products discovered at the annual AOTA Conference. Enjoy reading about these standouts from 2023! Note: I am not affiliated with any of these products or companies, nor am I receiving any compensation – just passing on product ideas I thought were…

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