At Communicare Michigan, purpose & growth are key. Members are equipped with the skills to live their best quality life in both home and community based environments.
Some treatment Strategies include:
Pre-vocational skills– resume building to return to work, interview skills, locating employment opportunities, and assessing physical and cognitive abilities related to job performance.
Therapeutic exercises and functional movements– increasing range of motion, strengthening activities, coordination, joint protection and energy conservation techniques.
Education– collaborate with clients to complete financial aid, meet with academic advisors, assist with academic planning, and setting up resources in classroom.
Functional memory skills– compensatory strategies such as using assistive technology to increase memory during activities of daily living.
Home management tasks– meal planning and cooking skills, budgeting and money management, creating routines for daily activities, cleaning and organizational skills, and time-management techniques.
Self-care tasks– health maintenance and wellness education, coping strategies, stress management techniques and education to improve self-care. Self-care training is utilized to support healthy and active engagement in occupations.
Leisure exploration and participation – identifying leisure interests, skills and opportunities to improve leisure engagement. Maintaining a balance of leisure engagement is essential to improve overall wellness.
Community reintegration– to regain skills in the community and workplace through the use of guided instruction. Re-engagement in the community helps promote social participation, communication skills and relationship building with others in community based settings.