• 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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Shout Out For National Falls Prevention Month

by Cheryl Hall on September 15th, 2017

September is Falls Prevention Month, so raise awareness in your practice by downloading the attached Patient Handout to share with your peers and patients! Every 13 seconds an older adult is treated for a fall in an ER, and as therapistss, we know how devastating a fall can be to

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What Makes a Good Therapist Great?

by Cheryl Hall on July 1st, 2017

I have been in the OT profession for more than 30 years and have known many, many outstanding therapists. As I pondered the different work styles and skills of this group of providers, I realized one quality they all had in common was a strong sense of empathy. When I

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The Best of PT Toolkit Resources: Functional Mobility

by Cheryl Hall on June 1st, 2017

Mobility and balance is the focus of much of my home care with mobility impaired or elderly patients. The Physical Therapy Toolkit includes both Treatments Guides and Patient Education Handouts to help your patients improve both their mobility and balance. In addition, I have compiled a list of other great

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The Best of PT Toolkit Resources: Therapeutic Exercise

by Cheryl Hall on February 15th, 2017

Therapeutic exercise is an important step for many patients working to regain independence. The Physical Therapy Toolkit includes both Treatments Guides and Patient Education Handouts to help your patients comply with the therapeutic exercises needed for their recovery. Over the years, I have compiled a list of other great resources

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Pass it On! Ideas to Honor Disability Awareness Month

by Cheryl Hall on July 13th, 2016

Each day, I hope that through my words and actions, I make the day a brighter place for someone.  Of course, as therapists, we aspire to this as part of our work, but I am encouraging you to take it beyond the job today.   In honor of Disability Awareness Month,

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