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Delaware Occupational Therapy Scope of Practice
How is occupational therapy defined in Delaware?
Practice of occupational therapy means the use of goal-directed activities with individuals who are limited by physical limitations due to injury or illness, psychiatric and emotional disorders, developmental or learning disabilities, poverty and cultural differences, or the aging process, in order to maximize independence, prevent disability, and maintain health.
What is included in the practice of occupational therapy?
Occupational therapy services in Delaware includes any of the following:
Occupational therapy may require assessment of the need for use of interventions such as:
What is specifically excluded from the practice?
Are there any special trainings or requirements?
Upon the request of the Board, or a member of the public, the licensee shall produce documentation demonstrating competence to administer a particular treatment modality.
Competence may be shown by documented professional education, such as continuing education, in-service training or accredited higher education programs with documented coursework related to the modality in question. Determination of competence is at the discretion of the Board.
Del. Code tit. 24 §2002
24 De. Reg. 380.50
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