Occupational therapists and physiotherapists cooperate with other treatment and care groups at the hospital and in many cross-disciplinary contexts.
Only the hospital’s doctors can refer to the Department of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy.
The department can offer
- Tests and assessments with regard to rehabilitation needs and rehabilitation potential as well as treatment/rehabilitation where it would be appropriate to engage in a treatment course during admission.
- ADL Assessment (Activities of Daily Living), which is based on an examination of the patient’s wishes in life on the basis of activity habits and physical and psychological conditions.
- Advice and guidelines as well as instruction in home programmes
- Assessment of the need for respiratory physiotherapy as well as possible treatment
- Assessment of the need for disability equipment
- Assessment of the need for prosthesis, pad/splint, orthosis, corset, bandage, plaster (children with foot deformities) etc. in close cross-disciplinary cooperation with doctors and prosthetists/orthortists.
- Palliative care where it would be appropriate to engage in a treatment course during admission.