During a therapy session in the sensory room... Me: "How do you like the sensory room? Pretty cool, huh?" Friend #4: " I like it. It's romantic. You should bring a boy in here and hold his hand!" Both: *laughing* Me: "I'm not sure I'll be doing that anytime soon, friend..." Another week in the … Continue reading Weeks 10 & 11: It’s The Final Countdown
Hello Friends! This installment of my blog is going to introduce you to sensory rooms in skilled nursing facilities and my experiences utilizing one. A former Creighton student / now therapist at my site (and one of my lovely mentors 🙂 ) designed and drafted the plans for our facility's sensory room and was able … Continue reading Week 9: The Lights and Buzz
Have a look at the art my patients produced while participating in the Memories in the Making Painting Program!
Me: "So we arrive to one of the most important parts of our art experience... what would you like to title your work?" Friend #3: *giggles* "I'm not so sure..." Me: "Maybe consider what you think about when you think of robins?" Friend #3: "Let's call it, 'Maybe a Robin'" Both: *laughing* The last two … Continue reading Week 8: Maybe a Robin
Hello friends! This past week, I began the second half of my final rotation of OT school (right at this moment, there is 1 month, 6 days, 14 hours and 39 minutes between my degree and I--we have reached the final stretch!) I am now doing two days of patient care to start the week … Continue reading Week 7: Let’s Get Paint Where We Ain’t