• 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

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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Walker Safety

by Cheryl Hall on May 12th, 2021


by Cheryl Hall on April 23rd, 2021

42% or 5,000,000 older adults in the U. S. do not have basic assistive equipment that could keep them safe and in their home. This shocking and sad statistic was the result of a study out of the University of California, San Francisco. These adults had difficulty with ADLs or…

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