Case Study

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Featured Case of the Month

Conflicting Opinions – Professional Obligations for OT Reports

BACKGROUND

Austin is an occupational therapist who works as an independent contractor for Prompt Rehab. Austin is asked to complete an attendant care needs assessment for Veronika, who was in a car accident six months ago and lives in a remote northern community. Austin completes his assessment and report, recommending home modifications and 20 hours of attendant care per day for Veronika. 

The insurance adjuster questions the recommendation for 20 hours of attendant care and home modifications. Prompt Rehab insists Austin reduce the recommended number of attendant care hours and modify his written report...CONTINUE READING



Case Archive

January 2018 (English | French)
Obtaining Informed Consent for an Incapable Client When an SDM is not Available 

February 2018 (English | French)
Client Suicidal Ideation and Privacy

March 2018 (English | French)
Forms, Record Keeping and Accountability

April 2018 (English | French)
Discontinuing Occupational Therapy Services

May 2018 (English | French)
Obtaining Consent from a Minor 

July 2018 (English | French)
Conflicting Opinions – Professional Obligations for OT Reports


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