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Rehabilitation Services: Occupational Therapy
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Occupational Therapy

Building Life Skills to Promote Independence

Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) Occupational Therapy Services help adults and children develop or restore skills necessary for an independent lifestyle. Occupational Therapy focuses on activities that use fine-motor skills, hand-eye coordination or memory recall. Patients might participate in occupational therapy to improve their ability to dress themselves, feed themselves, use a computer or remember phone numbers. Each patient's individualized therapy program is based on a comprehensive evaluation, individual planning and setting personalized goals.

Occupational Therapy also provides services you need when injury or illness affects your life. Treatment is custom designed by a licensed Occupational Therapist. During occupational therapy, you will be assisted to develop, recover and maintain daily living and work skills.  

Our Occupational Therapy Team is committed to providing the highest quality care and making a positive difference for patients and their families. This commitment has earned the team impressive scores in patient satisfaction surveys.

Who We Help

Our Occupational Therapists work with children and adults of all ages—from infants to seniors. We see people with a varied range of physical, neurological and cognitive challenges caused by:

  • Aging
  • Birth defects or developmental disabilities
  • Chronic pain
  • Injury
  • Lymphedema
  • Memory loss
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Stroke


Occupational Therapy services are provided to inpatients and outpatients at CDH. We offer comprehensive care, with a full range of services including:

  • Assistance with activities of daily living (dressing, feeding, cooking, personal hygiene)
  • Chronic pain relief
  • Community education programs
  • Energy conservation instruction
  • Hand therapy 
  • Lymphedema-focused therapies
  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Orthopaedic rehabilitation
  • Pediatric developmental follow-up clinic 
  • Pediatric rehabilitation
  • Screening clinics for fine motor skills, sensory processing and feeding skills
  • Sensory integration and processing
  • Splinting of limbs or hands
  • Therapeutic listening
  • Upper extremity kinetic activities
  • Work simplification techniques (adapting the work environment to accommodate limited capabilities)

The Team

CDH patients benefit from the skills and knowledge of our Occupational Therapy Specialists. The team includes:

  • Licensed Occupational Therapists
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist Assistants

Location and Hours

For your convenience, CDH offers occupational therapy services at its Bloomingdale and Winfield locations. Daytime and evening appointments available.
A referral from your physician is required for an appointment