Loading

My PRN toolkit…for the SNF and Home Health

I work for a company that has more than 5 facilities that I serve in my immediate area. At this point, I have become familiar with each of their therapy rooms, activity rooms, etc. If I have a question, I…

Winter Reminisce Activity

Print and use this activity today! This download contains 15 different seasonal reminisce questions and topics for use during January and February. At least five different therapy ideas are included. This type of activity will work well in small groups,…

Play Ball Like a SLP

Working PRN at the SNF on weekends, it can get a little lonely. I much prefer the weekdays of Christmas break and Summer break that I get to work with the entire team! Since I have known them all so…

A Quick Fix for a Working Memory Activity

When working PRN at a SNF, I often encounter patients with deficits that are apparent but have activities that are limited. Today when I was working with a patient who had apparent working memory deficits, I got an idea that…

‘Twas the night before Christmas…at the SNF

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the home Not a call light was ringing, not even Ms. Jones’; The TED hose were hung on the bed rails with care, In hopes that the head nurse soon would be…

Thanksgiving as an SLP at the SNF

Thankful to be an SLP

Working for the public school system has many benefits, one of which is Fall break. This week I was able to enjoy my break from work with my family at home as well as my extended family at the SNF….

Advice to the Newly Appointed Rehab Director

After working as a rehab director in a SNF and LTC facility for a few years, my opinion of how things should be have changed tremendously. Even though I now work full time in the public school setting, my experiences…

School Days Reminisce Activity

One of my favorite things to reminisce with patients about is their childhood. With everyone getting back to school this week, let’s focus our attention to school days in the SNF as well. Today’s post has a free download of…

Target Attention and Memory Deficits Using Peg Boards

EVEN THOUGH the peg board in the therapy closet may be labeled “OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY” doesn’t mean you can’t use it for speech therapy too! I recommend asking as you are dragging it out (because if you drop the bucket of…

Peg Boards and Problem Solving in Speech Therapy

My post on cognitive activities using the peg board has been the most viewed post on my blog since it’s “birth”…SOOOO… I have created a product specifically for therapists who may not have time or creativity on their side! Below…

Send this to a friend