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Skilled Rehabilitation Treatment Planning for Seating and Positioning

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo on Thu, Feb 13, 2014

A common conundrum for licensed therapy professionals who specialize in treatment of the long term care patient residing in a nursing home is how to best address seating and postural deficits. Determining the type of seating device is one hurdle, but an even bigger obstacle can be devising goals that are patient related, functional and reasonable for a set time frame. Orthotic fitting and training for the fragile elderly patient is an art form and requires the unique skills of an experienced geriatric therapist.

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Topics: Rehab Goal Setting, Medicare Billing, Rehab, Rehabilitation Resources, Medicare documentation

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