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Services

Palmetto Health Baptist offers the following Occupational Therapy services: 

  • Acute Care: for patients who have just had surgery or have developed an acute illness and are inpatients for three to five days, such as patients who have undergone orthopedic surgery, diagnoses may be hip replacement, spinal fusion, or stroke.
  • Subacute Care: for patients who have had surgery within the past five days and are anticipated to be inpatients for two to three weeks. Occupational therapy teaches the basic skills for the activities we do each day. Those activities could include bathing, dressing, grooming, cooking and homemaking. Each of these patients must learn to be as independent as their discharge environment demands.
  • Hand Therapy
  • Lymphedema Treatment
  • Low Vision Rehabilitation

Caregiver Education:

  • Learning home exercise programs to improve daily function.
  • Teaching caregivers how to best help their loved ones remain as independent with daily 
    life skills as possible.
  • Provide education on appropriate adaptive equipment needed for independence with daily life skills such as dressing, bathing, toileting and homemaking.