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Cognition

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Functional cognition relates to thinking skills required to successfully engage in everyday activities, such as dressing, bathing, grooming, and work-related tasks.1
  • Cognition embodies a set of mental skills, essential to performing everyday tasks such as dressing, bathing, and work-related activities.1 These tasks involve such basic elements as orientation, attention, and concentration, as well as higher-level skills such as problem solving, decision making, and complex executive functioning.

  • In addition to the acquisition of the individual cognitive skills, the use of such skills within a functional context is extremely relevant. Functional cognition relates to thinking skills required to successfully engage in everyday activities, such as dressing, bathing, grooming, and work-related tasks.1

  • Specifically related to the REAL® System, the visual skills addressed include visuospatial awareness, decision making, attention, processing and sequencing, and memory.

Cognition REAL Activities

Learn how REAL therapeutic and wellness activities are designed to engage individuals in therapy.
Visuospatial awareness
Decision Making
Attention, Processing, and Memory
Command-Response, Reactive Movement
Engage a wide rehab patient population including high-acuity and high-functioning patients

Whether you are working with high-acuity patients who lack upper extremity (UE) stability or high-functioning patients who require new challenges like bimanual coordination and increased speed, REAL System has you covered. Schedule a free Demo to learn more about REAL System from our dedicated team of Care Specialists.

1. Role of Occupational Therapy in Assessing Functional Cognition. American Occupational Therapy Association Web site. https://www.aota.org/advocacy-policy/federal-reg-affairs/medicare/guidance/role-OT-assessing-functional-cognition.aspx. Accessed March 15, 2021.

Procedural and operative techniques and considerations are illustrative examples from healthcare provider experience. Healthcare providers' treatment and technique decisions will vary based on their medical judgment. Individual results may vary depending on patient-specific attributes and other factors.

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