Stroke and Acquired Brain Injury - Motor Speech Disorders

Stroke and Acquired Brain Injury - Motor Speech Disorders

Speech requires the coordination of a range of muscles, including those controlling the larynx and the vocal cords, the lips, the tongue, the jaw and the respiratory system. The brain plans the movements and puts them into motion. Difficulties in this process may result in apraxia or dysarthria. 

Preventing Falls - Safety in the Home

Preventing Falls - Safety in the Home

Falls are the main reason older adults lose their independence. There are ways to prevent falls in your home by making simple changes around your home, exercising regularly, having your vision checked and having your medications reviewed by your healthcare provider. You may also benefit from having an Occupational Therapist complete a home safety assessment. Contact our office to find out more. 

Home Management and Safety

Home Management and Safety

Illness, injury, surgery or aging can all affect our ability to function safely and independently within our own homes. An Occupational Therapist can work with you to ensure that your home is safe and functional. After assessing the environment and the activities you do each day, they will make recommendations to reduce the risk of falls or injuries in your home, or to make it easier for you to complete everyday tasks.