• 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

Falls Prevention Week: Advocate, Educate, Participate

by Cheryl Hall on September 22nd, 2021

Occupational therapists are uniquely positioned to have a positive impact on a patient’s risk for a fall. Occupational therapists are trained to assess and recommend interventions across physical, environmental, and behavioral domains. OTs are observant and creative, with the skills and clinical experience to recommend smart and safe solutions for…

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Prevent Falls

by Cheryl Hall on September 21st, 2021

Medication Management and Occupational Therapy

by Cheryl Hall on August 28th, 2021

Polypharmacy, which is generally defined as taking more than 5 medications, is a growing trend as the world population ages. According to National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief No. 347, August 2019, about 1 in 5 American and Canadian adults took 5 or more prescription medications in the last…

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Community Mobility

by Cheryl Hall on August 22nd, 2021

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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