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March 2014 - Posts

Life of a PTA

The Resignation
by Allison Young
Last week, I resigned from my first PTA job. It was stressful and I was anxious about my director of rehab's response, but it was time. As I've blogged over the past few weeks, I was finding myself more frustrated than I've ever felt with the job and Read More...
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The Challenge of Dementia
by Allison Young
In the skilled nursing setting, many of the patients on my schedule have a dementia diagnosis. Whether displaying mild signs such as repeating a story or severe moaning and perseverating over mundane details, I try to keep the treatment focused on their Read More...
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Diversify My Options
by Allison Young
I'm coming up on my 3-year anniversary with the skilled nursing facility where I currently work. I remember vividly the phone call from my rehab director informing me that I was hired on as a PTA. It was an incredible high -- having just graduated from Read More...
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Why Are You a Therapist?
by Allison Young
A few days ago, I was preparing a patient for a slide-board transfer from the edge of her bed to the wheelchair. As she was a max-assist with two therapists for this transfer up until this point, we were attempting to progress to a one-person assist and Read More...
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