Tag Archives: Occupational therapy

Clever lady — 062211

She asked me to buy cellophane tape and proceeded to explain what she needed it for; an explanation I didn’t understand. So she showed me. Hiking up her pant leg, she revealed the WanderGuard taped to her skin high above the ankle. It was an odd sight, but one that smacked of genius. Continue reading

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Progress update — 051111

It’s been a couple of weeks since the last update.  In that time, Mom has continued to make improvements.  Her Occupational Therapist was ready to sign off last Friday, but the Physical Therapist needed this additional week.  Mom is still … Continue reading

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Progress update — 042811

Mom is doing better.  Much better.  She is dressing (slowly) every morning.  Her Physical and Occupational therapists tell me every day that she’s giving rehab her best effort.  In addition, Mom’s back to walking around Piedmont Place without help or … Continue reading

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Medical update — 042211

I dearly love the people who care for Mom, but when I arrived at Piedmont Place late this morning, I’d walked into a storm.  For starters, an Easter egg hunt was underway and kids were crawling all over the place.  … Continue reading

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Medical update — 041811

From the time I arrived to the time I left, Mom occupied the easy chair in her hospital room.  This is a positive sign all by itself.  She was awake and alert and, while still claiming to be weak, seemed … Continue reading

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Medical update – 032410

Pop is horizontal again.  After more than a week of sitting upright, shaving, dressing, occasional TV-watching and eating, he’s back in bed feeling cold under two blankets with the room heat turned up to a sultry 80 degrees.  His temp … Continue reading

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Medical update – 112009

Mom completes PT/OT, and Pop prepares to leave the hospital after UTI. Continue reading

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