What is an occupational therapist?

  • Occupational therapists work in many different settings like hospitals, rehabilitation centers, private clinics, and long term care.
  • They can help you get back to previous activities like work, exercise, or activities of daily living such as cleaning your home, or other activities like bathing that may be more challenging after an illness.

Why use an occupational therapist?

  • A referral to an Occupational Therapist is made when someone has experienced cancer and the symptoms have made activities harder to do.
  • OT can help you find simpler ways to do activities of daily living using special aids and other tools.