- Activities of Daily Living, which include self care skills such as eating,
bathing, toileting, hobbies and other vocational skills.
- Getting from place to place by walking. An assistive device may be necessary.
- Inability to express yourself properly through speech or the loss of
- Inability to swallow or difficulty with swallowing.
- Difficulty with muscles responsible for producing understandable speech.
- Inability to start and carry out certain purposeful movements (when
a muscle group will not do what our minds tell it).
- A belt worn around your waist and used by the staff to ensure your safety
during transfers or walking (gait) activities.
- Ankle Foot Orthosis (plastic brace) to support foot and ankle.
- A walker, cane or crutch. Any device that helps you walk or maintain
- Moving from one place to another without walking.
- Ability to move your body from place to place in bed, in your wheelchair
or while walking.
- Occupational Therapy (See the description under
Your Rehab Team
- Physical Therapy (See the description under
Your Rehab Team
- Short for rehabilitation, which is the treatment and training of the
patient so that he/she may attain maximum potential for normal living;
physically, psychologically, socially and vocally.
- Range of Motion, which is moving a joint through the fullest available range.
- An individual's process of thinking (including attention, problem
solving, perception, judgement and memory).
- The process of taking in information from your surroundings through your
senses and then translating this information into something meaningful.