Massachusetts Senior Care Association

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Therapy Positions

  • Physical Therapists provide rehabilitative care to residents recovering from injuries or medical events.  Therapists train patients in the use of assistive equipment, and design exercise programs to increase strength and mobility.  Physical Therapy Assistants (PTAs) assist physical therapists by assembling equipment, and helping with treatment procedures.
  • Occupational Therapists help residents regain the strength and mobility they need to resume normal activities at home, such as bathing, shopping and preparing meals.  Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTAs) help occupational therapists evaluate residents’ daily living skills and carry out the necessary therapies to regain normal, independent functioning.
  • Speech Therapists evaluate and treat speech and swallowing problems with the goal of restoring speech and language abilities.

For more information on becoming a therapist, click here.