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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY HELPS INDIVIDUALS LIVE LIFE TO ITS FULLEST

Intermountain Helena, Montana –Occupational therapy enables people of all ages live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability. It is a practice deeply rooted in science and is evidence-based, meaning that the plan designed for each individual is supported by data, experience, and “best practices” that … Read more

Great Aunt Sue, Dust Bunnies and Accreditation: Why We Strive for Excellence in Health Care

By Michelle Hauer, MPA, CHPSE, Intermountain Quality Assurance Director There is a level of chaos that ensues in one’s house when Mom utters those four dreaded words, “The relatives are coming.” I often wondered what the fuss was about. My cluttered room didn’t say anything about who I was or how I was raised, other … Read more

ACE Summit: Changing the Conversation About Trauma

By Cathy Huntley, Childwise Communications and Project Manager The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is possibly the most important public health study ever done, and the largest study of its kind. The study examines the health and social effects of ACEs over the lifespan, demonstrating that childhood adversity appears to determine the likelihood of the … Read more

What it Takes: The Challenge of Helping Emotionally Disturbed Children Heal

By Meegan Bryce, MSW, Intermountain Residential Director We all experience moments of keen awareness that there are certain jobs we could just never do.  For me there are many–hospice worker, accountant, politician–just to name a few. When I tell people about our work at Intermountain they occasionally say, “I don’t know how you do it.”  … Read more

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