Occupational Therapy (OT) involves the therapeutic use of everyday life activities (occupations) with individuals, groups, communities, and populations to optimize independence, quality of life, and participation in roles in the home, school, workplace, community, and other settings. OT services are provided for habilitation, rehabilitation, and health promotion and wellness by using evidence-based clinical services.

Stonestar Health Occupational Therapists and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTAs) provide state-of-the-art and evidence-based care to Veterans and servicemembers. Occupational Therapy provides services that promote health and wellness to Veterans who have, or are at risk for developing, an injury, illness, disease or condition spanning physical, cognitive, sensory, and psychosocial domains. Occupational Therapy evaluation and treatment supports Veterans’ engagement in everyday life activities that affect their physical, and mental health and well-being. Occupational therapy services are provided at:

  • Outpatient clinics
  • Inpatient settings
  • Community Living Centers
  • Veterans’ homes and communities
  • Tele-rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy covers a broad spectrum of neurological, orthopedic, medical, pre/post-surgical, and mental (behavioral) health conditions, as well as health promotion, wellness, and management of chronic conditions. Occupational Therapy specializations include:

  • Return to Independent Living in the Home and Community after illness or injury
  • Return to School and Work
  • Mental Health Promotion, Prevention, and Intervention
  • Home Safety and Accessibility
  • Productive Aging and Aging in Place
  • Independent living to reduce risk of homelessness
  • Disaster Preparedness and Risk Reduction
  • Driving and Community Mobility
  • Vision Rehabilitation
  • Falls Prevention
  • Assistive Technology
  • Wheelchair Seating and Mobility
  • Ergonomics
  • Health and Wellness
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Women’s Health
  • Lymphedema Management
  • Hand Therapy