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Your profession: Occupational therapist (m/f)

Professional activities

Occupational therapists advise, treat and support patients of all ages whose independence is limited or threatened by physical or psychological illness, disability or delayed development. They draw up individual treatment plans, provide treatments and conduct preventative measures.

Fields of work

Occupational therapists work in hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, psychiatric institutions, health centres, welfare centres or in specialist occupational therapy practices. They are also employed in old people's homes, day care or residential homes for people with disabilities, outpatient services and in educational establishments such as special schools and early learning centres.

The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).