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March 29, 2010

Brain Teaser: On July 7th, I had a most unusual day, I woke up at exactly 7:07, stumbled to my refrigerator and had a 7up, I got dressed, went downstairs and caught the number 7 bus to go to my office on 77th street. While sitting in my office on the 7th floor, it dawned on me how my day was going so I called my bookie and placed a $777 bet on the number 7 horse in the seventh race, whose name was Seventh Heaven, to win. Do you know what happened? Springboard Review: If it has been a while since you checked out the “Clinical” section on the Springboard, new information is being added all the time: Cognitive Questions: A variety of questions have been added and these can easily be incorporated into treatment both on a group and/or individual basis. Coordination Exercises Hip Precautions Test Maintaining Independence Through Home Adaptations: Great questionnaire to identify problem issues with the home environment. Myths and Facts About Falls: Reviews general perceptions about falls. Safety Questions: Goes over a number of “What If’ type questions. What’s Your Aging IQ: Questions cover a variety of facts related to aging. Any of the above pieces of information can be utilized either individually or in a group treatment format. Under the ”Resources” tab you will find the following: DMV Information related to mandatory reporting listed by state Resources for : Adaptive clothing; low vision; oral care and general adaptive equipment. Triggers for Rehab Referral Answer: He came in 7th! Maxwell Perkins, Director of Clinical Services ~ ~ 971.224.2064dir ~ 503.752.7169cell

Clinical Headlines - March 29, 2010  

Cognitive questions, coordination exercises, and your weekly brainteaser!

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