Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a health profession concerned with promoting health and well-being through occupation. Occupation refers to everything that people do during the course of everyday life which gives meaning and purpose to their lives.

Occupational therapists use a systematic approach based on evidence and professional reasoning to enable individuals, groups and communities to develop the means and opportunities to identify, engage in and improve their function in the occupations of life. The process involves assessment, intervention and evaluation of the client related to functional performance in self-care, work, study, volunteerism and leisure.

At Progressive, our Occupational therapists may assume different roles such as advising on health risks in the workplace, Ergonomic advice for home or office, Home assessments, Physical demands analysis, Education session of healthy living within the client’s personal environment, Functional abilities assessments, Prescribe assistive/adaptive devices to simplify functional tasks and much more...