• About Me

    Cheryl Hall
    Occupational Therapist
    Maryland, United States

    Welcome to a site devoted to sharing experience, knowledge and resources to make your job of being a great therapist a lot easier.

    I have been a clinician for 30 years. I attended San Jose State University and studied Occupational Therapy, Early Child Development and Gerontology. My passion is home health, but I have also worked with adults and children in acute and sub-acute rehab, out-patient hand therapy, transitional living for TBI and hospital-based outpatient.

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Seeking Grants? Tips for PTs

by Cheryl Hall on July 15th, 2018

Ever had a great idea, but no funding to actually implement the concept? Want to start your own non-profit, but need some startup funding? Did your boss just send you a grant announcement and ask you to submit a proposal? Are you a student who needs grants to cover some

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Stay Safe in Home Health Settings

by Cheryl Hall on June 15th, 2018

Home health is my favorite PT setting. Yet, I am keenly aware that it also means uncertainty; each home poses unique risks. If you are practicing in the home setting, being proactive is the best strategy to keep yourself safe and healthy. If you plan ahead you can focus on

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Want to Be a Better PT? Listen Up

by Cheryl Hall on June 1st, 2018

The more we know about our patients, the better PTs we can expect to be, right? So how can we teach our patients to be better communicators? Wait, we can’t control that, but we can learn to be better listeners using a couple of simple techniques. Enjoy! Cheryl Hall OT,

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Which PT School is the One?

by Cheryl Hall on March 15th, 2018

I had an awesome experience earning my degree and hope you have the same. If you are searching for colleges, read on! Cheryl Hall, OT Author and Illustrator, Physical Therapy Toolkit Choosing a school that will launch your PT career and start your life of helping others is a big

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Setting Goals with your PT Patient

by Cheryl Hall on March 1st, 2018

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry I love this quote and have applied the sentiment over and over in my practice. Deliberate, patient-centered goals are critical to good outcomes. Enjoy! Cheryl Hall, OT Author and Illustrator, Physical Therapy Toolkit The process of setting and

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