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Home Health Occupational Therapy Explorer

Home Health Occupational Therapy Explorer

By Monika at Till and Water
A lifestyle podcast for the home health occupational therapist and those interested in exploring it further. Tackling the ridiculousness of home health and healthcare as an OT, and swapping stories, strategies and insights. With simplicity, humor and inspiration, this podcast is here to support and inspire practical solutions for the home health OT. This is a Till and Water creation hosted by fellow home health OT, Monika Lukasiewicz, whose passion for life and home health is sure to be contagious and entertaining. Sign up to receive inspiration to your inbox at tillandwater.com.
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Ep. 11 - Home Health CEU Option: CLIPP training?

Home Health Occupational Therapy Explorer

Ep. 11 - Home Health CEU Option: CLIPP training?

Home Health Occupational Therapy Explorer

Ep. 11 - Home Health CEU Option: CLIPP training?

Home Health Occupational Therapy Explorer

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Ep. 40 - Visualize Documentation Done With Ease ft Jaron Lukas
Picturing success isn't just for our client's. It can help us, too. Jaron Lukas, entrepreneur/meditator/leader, shares how goal visualization can work even for us as a home health OT.  *This episode was recorded in 2019 and is a wrap up episode for Season 2. Want even more inspiration and resources directly to your fingertips? Sign up and shop at www.tillandwater.com. MASSIVE SPOTLIGHT to a jeweler that could change your world, or at least your style. Meet and work with Lyndsey Rieple at https://www.lyndseyrieple.com/. LINKS + TOOLS MENTIONED: COTAD.org: Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity https://www.jaronlukas.com/ Twitter: @Jaron Lukas Instagram: @JaronLukas Goal Visualization with Jaron Manifesto of the Brave and Brokenhearted by Brene Brown
37:23
August 30, 2020
Ep. 39 - Digestible Research with an Innovative Journal Club ft Sarah Lyon
Sarah Lyon*, OTR/L and founder of OTpotential.com is also a leader, community-builder, and a Nebraska-creative. She joins us for entertaining and practice-shifting dialogue on research, beginnings, and even summer camp. Join us for the funny and sincere stories that started as a friendship between two camp counselors in Nebraska. Tune in for how Sarah's mission with the OT Journal Club is well equipped to serve the hungry home health OT. *This episode was recorded in 2019 and is a wrap up episode for Season 2.  Want to plug into our creative journey? Sign up and shop at www.tillandwater.com. MASSIVE SPOTLIGHT to an option for stirring up a new focus for your life to bounce into a fruitful, wise and positive direction. Hire a personal coach or trainer for your team at www.8togreat.com or info@8togreat.com. LINKS + TOOLS mentions: COTAD.org: Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity https://otpotential.com/ot-potential-club Sarah's cutting-edge, practice-shifting journal club and community. A few articles you may enjoy, written JUST for the home health OT... OT Productivity Hacks from a Home Health OT Occupational Therapy and Flow: Combating Burnout 3 Motivational Interviewing Strategies Tips for OTs Eating Lunch on the Go
43:41
August 30, 2020
Ep. 38 - How She Addressed Cognition in the Home: Mary Platt is back
Special guest Mary Platt* is (a now happily retired) OT who trained with Claudia Allen (of the Allen Cognitive Model). She worked private pay after investing years in home health OT. She began serving clients, their families, lawyers and guardians using the Allen Cognitive Model to guide her practice and recommendations. *This episode was recorded in 2019 and is a wrap up episode for Season 2. Want even more inspiration and resources directly to your fingertips?  Want to plug into our creative journey? Sign up and shop at www.tillandwater.com. MASSIVE SPOTLIGHT to a bright human, coach, writer and leader who could authentically support your overall wellness and embodiment into a new way of life. Meet and work with Rachel at www.exerciseyoursoul.org or @exerciseyoursoul. LINKS + TOOLS MENTIONED: COTAD.org: Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity Email Mary for her Allen Cognitive Levels manual at maryplattretiredot@gmail.com Check out her new website + resources: https://www.allencognitivementors.com/ OTHER RESOURCES MENTIONED: Version 5 of ACL Screening/Manual Allen Diagnostic Manual Cognition, Occupation and Participation Across the Lifespan by Katz Living Sensationally by Winnie Dunn Dynamic LOTCA assessment Wording for documentation after screening reveals concerns of dementia that Mary mentions:  "Obtain a definitive diagnosis for mental status, possibly of dementing dementia, possibly by a geriatric physician or a neuro psychologist."  "Obtain an updated evaluation of aphasia and its relationship to dementia."  "Evaluate by speech therapist (as applicable if there are further signs of impact to swallowing or communication difficulties)."
50:32
August 30, 2020
Ep. 37 - Home Health OT Skills Recycled? Get Non-Clinical with Meredith Castin
Recorded in the summer of 2019, Meredith Castin often calls home health the "non-clinical incubator" and she is an advocate for therapists to understand their OWN needs in order to find the BEST fit to use them. As a home health OT, there is room to navigate your needs. Claim this space, starting here. Meredith is mother of The Non-Clinical PT and joins us to stir inspiration. She dives in to explore vision, possibility and hope for what's really possible in home health OT and beyond. If you're ready to think (and go) outside the box, this is for you. Want more inspiration? *This episode was recorded in 2019 and is a wrap up episode for Season 2.  Want to plug into our creative journey? Sign up and shop at www.tillandwater.com. MASSIVE SPOTLIGHT to to an option to sync up with your own fitness and life goals. Check out the The Wellness Common to help you dig in and be inspired for YOUR life's wellness. Check out www.thewellnesscommon.com or email her at steph@thewellnesscommon.com.  LINKS + TOOLS MENTIONED: COTAD.org: Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity https://thenonclinicalpt.com/ Meredith's website. https://www.truity.com/test/enneagram-personality-test A quick test to understand YOU a little more. Non-Clinical 101 Course A Course to help you explore your skills and needs. Be true to yourself. 'Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive' -Howard Thurman
45:39
August 30, 2020
Ep. 36 - Stroke care at Home Reinvented: Scott (OT) with Saebo
Ever wondered what home health OT could bring (including evidence-based products that produce results) to a client post CVA? Feed that curiosity today with guest OT and leader at Saebo, Scott Thompson. We explore how this resource can help enrich your practice and therefore your client's lives. *This episode was recorded in 2019 and is a wrap up episode for Season 2. Want to plug into our creative journey? Sign up and shop at www.tillandwater.com. MASSIVE SPOTLIGHT to a jeweler that could change your world, or at least your style. Meet and work with Lyndsey Rieple at www.lyndseyrieple.com. LINKS + TOOLS MENTIONED: COTAD.ORG: Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity www.saebo.com Email: clinicalsupport@saebo.com SaeboMind Mental Practice Exercises SaeboStim Go Easiest e-stim unit ever! Saebo Glide AAROM pole
45:01
August 30, 2020
Ep. 35 - Sample Interventions: From Bathroom to Kitchen with Karen Vance (Pt 2)
*Karen Vance, BSOT, is back and we dig in deeper in this second part episode for more specific examples of home health occupational therapy interventions and real life stories. Karen currently works at Senior Managing Consultant and a Clinical Operations Specialist. She has served on committees ranging from AOTA all the way to National Association of Home Care & Hospice.  Monika brings her own experiences from full-time work in the field/homes as a home health OT. *This episode was recorded in 2019 and is a wrap up episode for Season 2. Want to plug into our creative journey? Sign up and shop at www.tillandwater.com. MASSIVE SPOTLIGHT to an option to sync up with your own fitness and life goals. Check out the The Wellness Common to help you dig in and be inspired for YOUR life's wellness. Check out www.thewellnesscommon.com. LINKS + TOOLS MENTIONED: COTAD.org: Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity OT Potential Journal Club: https://otpotential.com/ot-potential-club Home Health Guide for Occupational Therapy: https://myaota.aota.org/shop_aota/product/900379
43:57
August 30, 2020
Ep. 34 - Interventions v. Treatments with Karen Vance (Pt 1)
Recored in 2019, but still delicious. Karen Vance, BSOT, is one of our favorites because she knows home health OT inside and out. She currently works at Senior Managing Consultant and a Clinical Operations Specialist. She has served on committees ranging from AOTA all the way to National Association of Home Care & Hospice. She helps us dialogue about interventions versus treatments in this episode. *This episode was recorded in 2019 and is a wrap up episode for Season 2. Want to plug into our creative journey? Sign up and shop at www.tillandwater.com. MASSIVE SPOTLIGHT to a life coaching option from an occupational therapist! Check out Dan Eisner Consulting for more life changing insights at dan@daneisnerconsulting.com. LINKS + TOOLS MENTIONED: COTAD.org: Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity Home Health Guide for Occupational Therapy: https://myaota.aota.org/shop_aota/product/900379 OT Potential Journal Club for Sample Eval and Discussion (Sign-in required and very worth it, in our humble opinion): https://otpotential.com/ot-potential-club ArizOTA: https://www.arizota.org/
25:45
August 24, 2020
Ep. 33 - Re-inventing?!?
Hear how it applies, where to start and new legit resources for a leadership perspective on navigating Covid-19 in home health.
09:07
March 31, 2020
Ep. 32.1 - A Walking Reflection from 3-23-20 (Outdoor Recording)
Unfiltered journal entry of today’s inspiration and struggles. Leaving it unfiltered is energy conservation.
08:13
March 24, 2020
Ep. 32 - Unedited Entry: March 22, 2020
A spoken journal entry from a home health OT amidst a new chapter in... the (COVID-19) world. 
09:26
March 23, 2020
Ep. 30 - Our new adventure: Checking in.
Whoah. Saying a tender hello and that y’all are in my prayers. Period. Stay light. Stay bright. 
08:31
March 20, 2020
Ep. 29 - PDGM Can’t Hold Us
We can do hard things. A friend told me this recently and it’s appropriate to say here as we face decisions about how WE will handle the changes from PDGM now in place. 
10:18
February 20, 2020
Ep. 28 - 20/20 Intentions for HH OT
Since it's a new decade, let's start with a non-traditional kick-off to a new rhythm with the same intention of bringing you high quality conversation to help you maximize your life and career. 
15:16
January 17, 2020
Ep. 27 - Unedited update.
In this episode, we just keep it real and keep you updated. 
12:08
November 19, 2019
Ep. 26 - Temporary sidewalk: Kelly Twichel paves the way.
Hear an invention and OT story with Kelly (of Access Trax) as we learn how this product can serve surfers and the changed abilities of individuals of all ages as well. Another practical and mind blowing episode. 
30:19
October 30, 2019
Ep. 25 - Going Local: LIVE at the ArizOTA state conference
A live podcast from the AZ state conference for OTs as we discuss leadership and meet a local entrepreneur, owner of Purposefully Home, Emily Reilly, and the program director of Huntington University's OTD program, Dr Ruth Ford.
53:50
October 1, 2019
Ep. 24 - Self-care? Paying attention with Dan Eisner
OT and life coach, Dan Eisner, cracks the nut of "self care" in a brand new way and how it relates to US as home health providers. You can even experiment with it before the episode ends. 
53:50
September 19, 2019
Ep. 23 -Tiny Car Concert ft. Jake Martini + Tips on Transitioning
Bringing you a trial run of a mini concert with Jake Martini (aka tiny car concert) just for you in your car. Plus, we dig in to what’s helped this Nashville musician with his own transitions.
19:23
September 13, 2019
Ep. 22 - An AZ home health OT (feat. Heidi Carpenter) share her experience
Heidi Carpenter. She’s a local (and native) Arizona OT who has found (at least one of her) niches in home health OT. Plus she’s a passionate leader and lover of community and embodying OT. Another potent episode. 
47:27
September 9, 2019
Ep. 21 - Karen Vance: Mindset, documentation, evals and a CEU for home health OTs
Karen Vance and her work (Ah hem, game changing CEU/book written with Carol Siebert) changed my world in an enriching way for the long term. Now she’s here to stir the pot of support and inspiration. 
1:02:50
August 28, 2019
Ep. 20 - Planting a PDGM seed with Clarice Miller
OT Clarice Miller (AOTA Advocacy and Policy Coordinator for the Home and Community Health Section) joins us to share her passion and advocacy plus tips for transitioning. 
39:21
August 18, 2019
Ep. 19 - Picking a company and position
Now that you’ve admitted to yourself that you really want to try home health (HH) OT, a next step to consider is looking at companies and types of positions. Start here to get some fuel for clarity. 
22:17
August 12, 2019
Ep. 18 - Transitioning? Start here.
Welcome to season 2! You are not alone in debating or making a transition into home health occupational therapy. Tune in for stories to inspire and support. 
14:37
August 4, 2019
Ep. 17 - 3 Simple Things
Simple things can create epic results. Hear about three simple things that create epic-ish results in my home health practice PLUS ponder a question as we enter into a 3-week summer break from this podcast. 
06:53
July 8, 2019
Ep. 16 - Beyond Hiding Keys: Do-It-Today strategies for dealing with driving issues + CEU option
Driving rehab specialist and OT, Susie Touchinsky with Adaptive Mobility Services, helps address the overlap of driving issues in clients AND strategies for the home health OT. 
49:48
July 1, 2019
Ep. 15 - A Genius Invention To Know About: Clip Different
35 years it took to bring this Edison Award Winning product to market and it’s ready! Clip Different.
36:37
June 24, 2019
Ep. 14 - What the Health?!
Ever joked about the theme among health care workers being how little they care about their own health? I’ll admit it, I have. And today we crack this nut. 
05:08
June 16, 2019
Ep. 13 - Meet Mary: A Cognition Paradigm Shift for Home Health
Meet Mary Platt. We bite into cognition (think of it like eating an elephant). Learn how to start serving up OT to address cognition in some game changing ways. 
1:02:19
June 10, 2019
Ep. 12 - Engaged and Strengths-based? Ponder It.
Time to ponder being engaged and strengths-based. Dig in.
06:59
June 3, 2019
Ep. 11 - Home Health CEU Option: CLIPP training?
Today’s episode explores one CEU option well fit for the home health OT. Meet Erik Listou, co-founder of Living In Place Institute and CLIPP training.
52:24
May 27, 2019
Ep. 10 - Tips for Healthcare From a Patient
My Mom opens up about her recent experiences and insights on being a patient in the hopes of inspiring a transformation in how we deliver healthcare to those in need. 
25:59
May 13, 2019
Ep. 9 - Positively Inspired: A Dose of Gratitude
It can be easy to take for granted the things that have been most influential. Today’s episode is a chance to take count of what’s positively inspired YOU and your practice. 
06:22
May 6, 2019
Ep. 8 - Good Grief?
Lean in for a snapshot of an experience (and options) for if and when you find yourself riding on or under its wave. 
08:25
April 29, 2019
Ep. 7 - Meet Chris + 30 Years of Experience
Meet Chris Veloon, a (incredible) woman with 30 years of home health OT experience. She was my first and most influential mentor. 
56:00
April 22, 2019
Ep. 6 -Mystery Series: Pros + Cons of Being a Home Health OT
Get a glimpse of one OTs view on the pros and cons of being a home health OT. Start getting a bit more clarity. 
17:28
April 17, 2019
Ep. 5- After-Party: Recap 2019 AOTA's Conference
Get the low down on some of the most eye- and ear-catching happenings at the AOTA 2019 for the OT exploring home health. 
20:36
April 12, 2019
Ep. 4 - A Path Forward? Thinking Out loud In Transition.
An impromptu podcast with pre-AOTA conference reflections for 2019. Live from the Phoenix airport while in transit to New Orleans, LA for the annual American Occupational Therapy Association conference! 
06:49
April 7, 2019
Ep. 3 - The Mystery Series: A Day in the Life of a Home Health Occupational Therapist
Ever wonder what a day in the life of a home health OT is like? Find some answers in today’s episode! 
11:37
April 2, 2019
Ep. 2 - The Mystery of Home Health Occupational Therapy: A Series
Mystery can be amazing but not if it’s stopping you from making a career change into a rewarding area of practice. Let's demystify.
07:13
March 30, 2019
Ep. 1 - Pity or Power?
A welcome to all home health OTs AND a shot of inspiration for elevating our practice as OTs (and humans).
07:55
March 28, 2019