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Tooth Brushing Program

TOOTH BRUSHING PROGRAM Monica Wojcik, M.A., CCC, NDT/C PURPOSE: Follow through on oral motor/feeding therapy Provides good oral hygiene Decreases oral hypersensitivity/increases tolerance to toothbrushing Helps to decrease drooling TOOLS: Toothbrush, Infadent, towel or gauze-wrapped finger, NUK brushes, musical toothbrush, electric toothbrushes (rechargeable for consistent motion) IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS: Begin at early  (even prior to teething) w/infadent on gums May/may not use toothpaste (older and

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2nd Annual Faith and Life Fellowship Ministries Community Health and Wellness Fair

Tender Care Centers in Ft. Lauderdale will be participating in the 2nd Annual Faith and Life Fellowship Ministries Community Health and Wellness Fair. There will be many exciting activities to participate in throughout the day! Please come stop by our booth and say hello! Date: Saturday, April 26th 2014 Time: 10:00 AM  to 4:00 PM Location: On the church grounds located at 121 South 24th Ave.

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Red Flags Indicating Need For an OT/PT Evaluation

Tender Care’s very own Cheryl Fox shared with us some signs that could indicate the need for an Occupational/Physical Therapy Evaluation.

April is Occupational Therapy Month!

What is Occupational Therapy (OT)? By Cheryl Fox, M.O.T., OTR/L OT is a health-related profession. It is the art and science of developing and guiding meaningful and purposeful activities necessary in the restoring and enhancing of function and independence in ALL areas of daily life. Pediatric OTs aim to assist children in attaining their maximum potential through the use of meaningful & purposeful activities

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How to Clean Nebulizer Attachments

Jane Rubinov, one of our Respiratory Therapists at Tender Care Centers, Inc. in Ft Lauderdale brought this great instructional video our attention. Check it out!  

Meeting the Challenge with Heart & Soul!

The Hernando Star highlighted Tender Care Spring Hill in their March issue! Here’s an excerpt… Mike Mazzuco was born in New York where he worked for his father’s alarm business. Shortly after his mother became critically ill, Mike’s father sold the business and they both moved to Florida where Michael started his own alarm company Linus Alarm Corp. Along with Linus, Mike has been involved in several other business ventures including a home theater company, a restaurant

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AMA Heart Walk 2014

Join Team Za’Niyah! I am so excited so many have joined TEAM ZA’NIYAH!  It truly mean so much to us.  I can not wait to one day be able to tell Za’Niyah about this special event we do every year and look back with her at our team! I know it will touch her so much!  The support means so much and certainly is

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