16th May

Building on the Foundation of Patient Safety

Patient Safety is the foundation upon which Quality Healthcare is built. Virtually every healthcare setting is working toward the shared goal of providing safer care for patients. This includes not only within the walls of each institution but across the

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12th May

Why Standardized Tests are So Important

Standardized tests are used to accurately and objectively measure baseline status and to facilitate appropriate therapeutic interventions. Along with supporting baseline findings, they also serve to demonstrate progress throughout the treatment episode. CMS instructs clinicians to assess “objective, measurable gains”

8th May

How a Healthy Lifestyle Can Impact You

Even if you’ve been hiding under a rock, it should come as no surprise that health care is a big topic these days. It’s all over the news, the internet, and circulating in conversations between our friends, family, and coworkers.

20th Apr

How to Get the Most out of Standardized Tests

The Purpose of Standardized Tests Professionals use standardized tests to accurately and objectively measure baseline status and facilitate individualized clinically appropriate therapeutic interventions. Along with supporting baselines findings they also serve to demonstrate progress throughout the treatment episode and upon

3rd Apr

The Power of Saying Hello

As April comes and goes, you will see many changes starting to take place, as flowers bloom and trees begin to blossom with the sun shining more, and days getting longer. The world of spring awaits with longer, brighter days

14th Mar

Tips for Innovative Transition Planning

As healthcare reform continues focus on the service delivery model for rehabilitation services,  “transition” is now the verbiage to use versus the traditional term of “discharge”. As a verb, transition is the process or period of changing from one state

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2nd Mar

Partnering to Combat Parkinson’s Disease

Exciting things are happening in the partnership between Functional Pathways and the Jewish Home Family. The Parkinson’s Disease (PD) Program is expanding by leaps and bounds with therapy focusing on evidenced based treatment interventions and strategies for people living with

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20th Feb

Therapy State Practice Acts

States have rules for driving a car, catching a fish, and hunting wild game. At the same time, we also have Rules and Regulations in each state for Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Speech Language