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    Occupational Therapist

    COTA Skills 119
    Considerations of Mobility


    • Discuss the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act regulations pertaining to the use of physical restraints
    • Describe the steps in the establishment of a restraint reduction program
    • Describe the role of the certified OTA in restraint reduction
    • Outline the basic steps in evaluating the fit of a wheelchair
    • Describe the major precautions to consider when elders should use wheelchairs
    • Describe essential considerations when evaluating and fitting a bariatric person with a wheelchair
    • Identify three reasons that elder adults are at a greater risk for falls than the general population
    • Identify environmental, biological, psychosocial, and functional causes of falls
    • Describe key considerations during the evaluation process for elder adults at risk for falls
    • Describe recommended and evidence-based interventions to prevent falls
    • Discuss potential desired outcomes of fall prevention interventions
    • Discuss ways elders may gain access to public transportation
    • Describe ways elders may become safer pedestrians
    • Describe a driving evaluation, and identify criteria for this assessment
    • Describe visual and physical changes in elders that may affect their ability to drive

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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