Occupational Therapy - Battle Creek VA Medical Center
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Battle Creek VA Medical Center

 

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy
What We Do

The Occupational Therapy Program at the Battle Creek VAMC and Wyoming Community Based Outpatient Clinic provides assessments including basic independent living training and home management.

Patients must have a referral from Primary Provider.

Key Staff

Program Manager

Physical Rehabilitation, Supervisor
Caroline Moran
(269) 966-5600 Ext. 31830

For general program information, call (269) 966-5600, Ext. 35301.

Battle Creek Physical Rehabilitation Scheduling

(269) 966-5600 Ext. 35301.

Service Information

The Occupational Therapy Program at the Battle Creek VAMC and Wyoming Community Based Outpatient Clinic provides assessments including:

  • Activities of daily living (ADL) such as grooming, hygienic, bathing, and dressing.  Evaluation and training all inpatients and outpatients.           
  • Basic independent living training in:

    • Socialization: verbal and written communication skills, goal setting
    • Personal health and hygiene
    • Home Management: budgeting, money management, meal planning and preparation.
    • Avocational/community awareness: safety, transportations, accommodating a balance of work, ADL’s and leisure.
  • Upper extremity weakness
  • Fine Motor coordination deficits
  • Dexterity problems
  • Decreased hand function
  • Decreased or hyper sensation in upper extremities
  • Prevention/Correctional hand splinting
  • Pain Management
  • Positioning needs
  • Adaptive Aids/Devices for functional deficits
  • Feeding evaluations
  • Bioness: a new type of estim for upper extremities
  • Neurological conditions including:

    • New CVA
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
    • Parkinson’s disease
    • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
    • Guillian Barre
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Contact Info

Location

  • Battle Creek VA Medical Center
    Bldg 82, Room 7
    Wyoming Community Based Outpatient Clinic

Contact Number(s)

  • 269-966-5600 Ext. 35301
  • 888-214-1247 Ext. 35301

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm