Community Physical Therapy:
- Community-based therapy helps to optimize the child's functional performance in relation to needs in home and community settings.
- Therapy is provided in clinics, hospitals, home, and community settings.
- Individualized home exercise programs and ongoing caregiver training are necessary parts of the service to encourage carryover outside of treatment
- Sample community goal: Patient will independently transfer in and out of the bathtub, bed, and car. Patient will also walk outdoors and manage curbs, sidewalks, step and grass.
*Above information taken from the "School-Based and Community-Based" brochure from the Department of Public Instruction (DPI)