Achieving ADL Independence Post-Stroke Through Occupational Therapy Interventions

What occupational therapy (OT) interventions prove more effective for stroke patients 60 and above to regain independence in activities of daily living (ADL) compared to standard care? According to this study’s findings, the most beneficial interventions for this demographic include Task-Oriented Training (TOT), electrical stimulation, and modified Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT). TOT demonstrates versatility across various settings due to its clinical accessibility, requiring no specialised equipment for implementation. Modified CIMT retains the core principles of traditional CIMT while employing a less intensive and time-consuming intervention regimen.

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