Chronic Conditions Therapy Programs
We offer individualised programs designed to help people experiencing chronic conditions cope with a health condition that poses new challenges physically, functionally, socially and psychologically.
Research has shown that that occupation-focused interventions are beneficial for people with chronic conditions. This includes improving activities of daily living and social functioning for people with conditions such as COPD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, Stroke, Parkinson’s, Dementia, Diabetes, Post Cardiac Arrest, Kidney Failure, Cancer… actually we work with most chronic conditions as what we do is help people cope with the challenges presented.
Apart from occupational therapists, our team also consists of physiotherapists, psychotherapists, massage therapists and several other complimenting disciplines of healthcare that is line to our methodology to build a therapy plan in stages, with longevity and lasting effects in view. The client chooses the intensity and prioritises their goals with the guidance of our team to help manage their condition with the best clinical reasoning.
Start by talking to us on your current position so we can see how we can help.
Evidence: (Abraham et all 2018) “Burden, depression, decreased health and social support in caregivers can increase the likelihood that the care recipients will be moved to formal assisted living accommodation (Gaugler, Kane, Kane & Newcomer, 2005).”
(RCOT 2017) “Finding ways to enable older people to continue to participate in daily life through problem solving, learning or relearning skills and making adaptations not only improves peoples’ lives but also makes more effective use of public money. When people’s needs are not met they come to rely on other services.”
(Law & McColl 2011) Concludes that occupational therapy can improve outcomes for people with chronic diseases. Evidence of the benefit of community occupational therapy in improving activities of daily living and social functioning for people with COPD, Rheumatoid arthritis, improved participation in work for people with depression, improved health status and quality of life for people with chronic heart failure and COPD.