The scope of occupational therapy practice is large, with occupational therapists working in a variety of settings including:
Long-term care facilities
Construction or architectural firms
Occupational therapists may specialize in a number of ways, including:
Working with specific age groups
Working with specific health conditions or disabilities
Working with individuals, groups or entire communities
Many occupational therapists also work as part of larger, multidisciplinary health-care team, collaborating with other professionals to develop comprehensive care plans.
Whether they are providing consultation or delivering hands-on direct care, occupational therapists are hard at work every day in Manitoba, enabling ability and assisting to improve the overall health and well-being of people’s lives.