Apply techniques of occupational therapy


Apply occupational therapy techniques, such as retraining, and splinting in the rehabilitation and recovery of patients, and advising patients on their daily activities.

Alternative labels

perform occupational therapy
apply occupational therapy techniques
apply processes of occupational therapy

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Apply techniques of occupational therapy is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Occupational therapist: Occupational therapists assist individuals or groups who have occupational limitations due to diseases, physical disorders, and temporary or permanent mental disabilities, in regaining their ability to perform daily activities. They provide treatment and rehabilitation to enable them to actively participate in society, to live their lives according to their wishes and to perform those activities that are meaningful to them.
Occupational therapy assistant: Occupational therapy assistants support occupational therapists by working with people and communities to enhance their ability to engage in the occupations they want to, need to, or are expected to do, or by modifying the occupation or the environment to better support their occupational engagement. They work under the supervision of an occupational therapist.


Optional skill

Apply techniques of occupational therapy is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Apply techniques of occupational therapy – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022