Gillian Bagg BHSCOT, HBPE owner & operator of Gillian Bagg Occupational Therapy Services explores:
- The importance of exercise in performing correctly paced daily self-care activities
- How to pace daily self-care activities
- Barriers to engaging in self-care activities
Gillian Bagg can be contacted for questions at gi*********@sh**.ca
- 0:03:46 – What is Occupational Therapy
- 0:09:13 – What is Self Care
- 0:12:53 – Barriers to Self-Care
- 0:49:23 – Get Moving
- 0:58:06 – Goal Setting / Action Plan
- Boosting Engagement in Self-Care Activities by Gillian Bagg BHSCOT; HBPE
Below are the resources discussed in the presentation:
- Instructions for Attendees – Optional Instructions for viewers to complete a set of forms prior to viewing the presentation.
- TSK and PCS Self-Report Assessments – pain scales to evaluate Kinesiophobia and Pain Catastrophizing.
- PHQ-9 and GAD-7 – depression and anxiety scales (Patient Health Questionnaire-9).
- The S-LANSS Pain Score – for neuropathic pain.
- Balance Training – Two simple exercises to build strength and reduce tightness. They also improve balance to prevent falls.
- Daily Schedule – A sample page from a simple workbook to record your daily activities.
- Daily to do and did list – A sample page from a workbook to build a plan and see how you did.
- Foot Wear Tips – 8 tips for selecting the best shoes for you.
- Sleep Hygiene Tips – non-medication tips for improving your sleep
- Stretching Exercises – Two simple exercises to stretch major leg muscles. Stretching reduces risk of injury while active.
More from the CNA on self-care – Videos:
- Pain Management with Donna Piercy – Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3
- Improving Function with Dr. James Haxton Part 1 & Part 2
More from the CNA on self-care – Articles:
- #24 Get Regular Exercise
- #45 Relaxation: Beyond a good night’s sleep
- #53 Stretching – Best moves ever
- Bennet, M et al The Journal of Pain Vol t, No 3 March 2005 pp 1490158
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