• 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

Palliative Care and Occupational Therapy

by Cheryl Hall on July 30th, 2022

The heart of palliative care is maintaining quality of life while preparing for the occupation of death. With a holistic and patient-centered perspective, an OT can identify the occupations most important to the patient. Then, through a clinical lens, OT can provide a path to engaging in those occupations that…

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OT Leaders and Legacy Society

by Cheryl Hall on June 28th, 2022

Are you a senior or mid-career OT with a passion for the profession? Are you looking for a way to get more deeply involved in promoting OT? Are you interested in actively advocating for The OT profession? Check out the wonderful work happening at the OT Leaders and Legacy Society….

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My Favorite Products – 2022 AOTA Conferenc

by Cheryl Hall on May 26th, 2022

I always love visiting vendors at the AOTA conference – and I’m not just saying that because I am a vendor myself! I just love talking to company reps, especially OT entrepreneurs, about all the new and clever ideas that could potentially assist patients in an OT practice. Here are…

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Celebrate Occupational Therapy Month!

by Cheryl Hall on April 24th, 2022

How did you celebrate OT Month 2022? I had great fun jumping into the #ABCsofOT social media challenge for the first time. The brainchild of @shannenmarie_ot, the #ABCsofOT challenge started 7 years ago. The assignment? Promote OT by creating 26 occupational therapy posts corresponding with the letters of the alphabet….

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What You Leave Behind Matters

by Cheryl Hall on March 29th, 2022

Occupational therapy works holistically to assist patients manage conditions, complete tasks with modifications, and support the ultimate goal of returning to activities that make their lives complete. But as OTs know, time with an individual patient is extremely limited and a patient’s effort between health care appointments drive overall progress….

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