Improvement of endurance and resilience in everyday life
Ergotherapy (or occupational therapy) in Long Covid rehabilitation is intended to restore or maintain the ability to function in daily life and at work. The aim is to improve participation, quality of life and satisfaction as well as functional health. Ergotherapy takes place individually or in a group.
Early rehabilitation is often about restoring mobility and independence in activities of daily living (ADL), such as personal hygiene or dressing and undressing. The goals of action in " traditional rehabilitation" usually shift from the area of self-sufficiency to that of productivity. It is then a matter, for example, of coping with managing a household and shopping, as well as reintegration into the world of work. Priority is also given to the areas of leisure and social life.
The most important basic goals of ergotherapy in Long Covid rehabilitation are: