June 2016

The Role of the OTA/PTA in Wheelchair Provision, Part 2

The Role of the OTA/PTA in Wheelchair Provision, Part 2

Last month’s Clinical Corner article was about the role of the therapist assistant in wheelchair provision. Many occupational therapists and physiotherapists from across Canada contacted me via email to provide feedback on their use of therapist assistants in seating and mobility, in response to my request for information. Drawing from the information provided, the article focused on the various tasks that are assigned to rehabilitation assistants throughout the steps of wheelchair provision, from referral to discharge.

Posted on 2016-06-22


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