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Education and training are extremely important element when prescribing assistive technology of any kind. Often, clients and caregivers return home with unanswered questions related to said devices. For the client to return home and be successful appropriate and adequate education and training is required for both the client and caregiver. The goal of this project was to ensure that clients returning home experienced increased independence and decreased assistive technology abandonment. This poster presentation outlines the benefits of increased education and training prior to discharge throughout an occupational therapy capstone program.
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Medical Subject Headings
Education, assistive technology, client, caregiver, abandonment
Occupational Therapy | Orthotics and Prosthetics
Jones, T., Griggs-Stapleton, L., & Hoffman, L. (2023, August 6). Education and Training for Clients and Caregivers Related to Assistive Technology. Poster presented at the Virtual OTD Capstone Symposium, University of St Augustine for Health Sciences. Retrieved from https://soar.usa.edu/otdcapstonessummer2023/38