Thurs. May 13, 2021 Stephanie Longston, Occupational Therapist - Overview of AMC Outpatient Occupational Therapy

Thursday, May 13, 2021 7:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Stephanie Longston, Occupational Therapist, Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist, LSVT BIG Certified

Albany Medical Center Outpatient Occupational Therapy

Please call (518) 262-9700 to make an appointment.

Hours are Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

                      Friday -  7 a.m. - 3:330 pm.

Albany Med’s Outpatient Occupational Therapy services are located at 99 Delaware Ave. Delmar NY, 12054.


Overview of the OT clinic and the functional living environment, including a kitchen and bath tub, equipped with adaptive equipment people can try out before deciding if they want to purchase for home. Stephanie will be able to give a virtual tour of the OT clinic, showcase the equipment, and take questions.

Stephany demonstrated many tools and products that can be used to enhance quality of live and independance.


Notes:

Q. is there a store or catalog that sells this?
A. Amazon or Bed Bath and Beyond or other stores


Q. Are OT sessions covered by insurance?
A. Yes. Same as PT. There may be a co-pay. You need a Dr. referral,


Q. Please explain a little more about the help for driving.
A. Albany Med has a complete driver evaluatuon program including a driving simulater.


Q do you go to a person's home to evaluate their situation and what may be needed, say in the kitchen or bedroom

A. No. We do outpatient here. If you are housebound there is in home OT available.


Q. thank you!

From  Stephanie Longston  - info about devices


https://handsteady.com/en-us/


https://essentialtremor.org/resource/assistive-devices/#1583851656463-338a3eab-8753

https://www.caregiverproducts.com/body-care-grooming-kit.html

https://steadiwear.com/blogs/essential-tremors-in-daily-life/parkinson-adaptive-equipment


Some people were talking about the art activities at

Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts

2736 NY-30, Gloversville, NY 12078 | P: (518) 661-9932 | E: mayl@thearclexington.org


https://www.pncreativeartscenter.org/



Thurs. May 13, 2021 Stephanie Longston, Occupational Therapist - Overview of  AMC Outpatient Occupational Therapy