In this short video clip, learn more about the difference between the ICE Video Library and the three StrokeHelp courses.
A short introduction to the ICE Video Library, including using keywords, patient IDs, and video titles to find the right video.
ICE Video Library Sample Videos
IADLs: Washing Dishes While Standing
During her treatment session at home, this stroke survivor requires assistance as she walks up to her kitchen sink. The therapist encourages her to utilize her involved hand and lower extremities as she washes dishes while standing, facilitating both
Initiating Treatment Bedside, Part 3: Self-Care
The therapist introduces self-care tasks with a stroke survivor while working on sitting balance, weight shifts and visual field deficits in the acute care hospital.
Medical Management: Introduction to ICU Equipment, Part 1
The therapist carefully explains how to prepare the environment and work with the equipment in the ICU.
IADLs: Sweeping the Sidewalk
Functioning at a high level, this stroke survivor attempts to utilize his involved hand during an IADL task: sweeping the sidewalk.
Multiple Sclerosis, Problems Observed in the Home: Part 3
Kitchen activities have become both difficult and unsafe for a woman diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She demonstrates how weakness and loss of motor control interfere with her ability to prepare meals. What adaptive equipment might help her?
Radial Fracture, Part 1: Initial Assessment Begins
It’s been eight weeks since she had her surgery for her distal radial fracture. The certified hand therapist (CHT) begins the outpatient treatment session by gathering information from the patient about her pain and limitations following surgery.
Upper Extremity Observations
It is easy to see the structures and asymmetry of the trunk and involved shoulder in this stroke survivor. Observations from the front, side and back help the therapist to identify specific problem areas.
Assessment in Acute Care, Part 1: Initial Interview
The therapist begins his initial interview of stroke survivor bedside, in the acute care hospital. As he takes the patient’s personal history and makes his initial observations, he includes a brief assessment of the patient’s orientation to time and
Peds Assessment: Administration of the Test of Visual Motor Skills
The therapist administers the Test of Visual Motor Skills to a 6 year old with fine motor, attention and developmental vision challenges.
StrokeHelp® Sample Videos
Sit to Stand: Maximum Assist
Jan Davis demonstrates methods used to help stroke survivors stand from a wheelchair with maximum assistance. Remember: gait belts, or safety belts should always be used when needed by the therapist, the patient or when required by the facility.
StrokeHelp: Teaching Independence - Sample Video 1
When patients have difficulty during ADLs, it’s important for therapists to determine impairments and underlying factors that contribute to the problem area. Observation skills are important in the analysis of key problem areas.
StrokeHelp: Functional Treatment Ideas & Strategies - Sample Video 1
With clinical reasoning the problem solving really begins! Identifying prognostic indicators, interpreting impairments and determining solutions to key problems identified are clearly presented and illustrated with patient videos.
StrokeHelp: Treatment Strategies in Acute Care - Sample Video 1
Jan Davis demonstrates, with another therapist, how to help a stroke survivor come from supine to sitting at the side of the bed.
StrokeHelp: Teaching Independence - Sample Video 2
Safety is key in standing with stroke survivors during functional tasks. Jan Davis shows specific handling skills and how to provide a safe environment. Safety belts are used as needed by the patient or required by the facility.
StrokeHelp: Functional Treatment Ideas & Strategies - Sample Video 2
Jan Davis skillfully demonstrates how to select and utilize enriched environments and the best therapeutic activities to improve function and encourage independence with stroke survivors.
StrokeHelp: Treatment Strategies in Acute Care - Sample Video 2
This video includes treatment strategies and important information that will help occupational therapists and physical therapists initiate safe and effective intervention in the acute care setting.