Speech Therapy, Ergo- and Physio-Therapy at Home
Who needs speech therapy, ergotherapy and physiotherapy at home?
After an accident, operation or due to their age, some people can no longer do certain things.
For example, they can no longer move their hands properly. They cannot walk or speak properly.
These people need speech therapy, ergotherapy or physiotherapy at home.
What do speech therapy, ergotherapy and physiotherapy do at home?
Therapists visit the people at home. They do exercises together.
At the end of the therapy, people can hopefully again do as much as possible themselves and have no pain.
Who does speech therapy help?
People, who have problems with speaking, reading or swallowing due to an illness, learn:
- To swallow and chew
- To hear better again
- To read, write and speak again
Who does ergotherapy help?
Ergotherapy helps people, who have problems with movement. They learn:
- How to dress, drink or cook
- How to move their fingers, hands or arms again
- How to rearrange their flat, so that life there becomes easier
- Which aids there are for everyday life
- To concentrate again
Who does physiotherapy help?
Physiotherapy helps people, who find it painful to move. Or people, who have to lie in bed a lot. They learn:
- How to be able to move without pain
- How to move without falling over
- How to move without the joints stiffening
How do you receive speech therapy, ergotherapy and physiotherapy at home?
A doctor has to prescribe the therapy.
The health insurance has to approve the therapy.
What do speech therapy, ergotherapy and physiotherapy cost?
That depends on the health insurance. Some health insurance schemes pay the whole cost of the treatment.
Some health insurance schemes only pay a part.