Occupational Therapy In Bangladesh

Department of Occupational Therapy-

Bangladesh Health Professions Institue

Occupational Therapy is a client-centered health profession concerned with promoting health and well-being through occupation. An Occupational Therapist sparks like a star in the sky of the rehabilitation field.  Bangladesh Health Professions Institute (BHPI) is an academic Institute of Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP), started diploma in Occupational Therapy in 1995 and Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy with the accreditation of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) and affiliation of Medicine Faculty, University of Dhaka in 1999. So far, 410 OTs have graduated from here and practicing occupational Therapy worldwide. Recently BHPI is offering Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Program to the graduate OTs.

Occupational Therapy Department

About Us

since 1973 in BD

In 1972, following the liberation war in Bangladesh, the need for a rehabilitation center for wounded freedom fighters and war-affected civilians arose. Professor R. J. Garst, an American Orthopedic Surgeon, played a crucial role in addressing this need. Recognizing the importance of Occupational Therapy in rehabilitation, he established the first school for Occupational Therapy and ….

Let’s see the journey at a glance!

Total Number of Teachers, Running OT students in BHPI, CRP, Bangladesh, and Total number of Graduated OT From BHPI.


Running OT students

Intern OT

Graduated OT


Our Mission

At OTDepartment.com, our mission is to empower lives through accessible and insightful Occupational Therapy resources. We strive to foster understanding, promote well-being, and create a supportive community for individuals, families, and communities. Join us in the pursuit of holistic empowerment. 


Our Vision

Our vision at OTDepartment.com is to be a beacon of excellence in Occupational Therapy knowledge and support. We aim to create a global community where everyone has access to valuable resources, fostering a world where the transformative power of Occupational Therapy is universally recognized and celebrated. 

Occupational Therapy Services

Working with holistic approach

Occupational Therapy’s holistic approach addresses physical, cognitive, and emotional well-being. By focusing on meaningful activities, it empowers individuals to achieve balance and independence. Our commitment at BHPI Occupational Therapy is to enhance lives through comprehensive, person-centered care, ensuring overall health and fulfillment.

Inclusive School

Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)


Assessment and Evaluation

Conducting comprehensive assessments to understand the client’s abilities, challenges, and goals.

Individualized Treatment Plans

Developing personalized intervention plans to address specific functional limitations and promote independence.

Therapeutic Interventions

Providing hands-on therapy to improve motor skills, coordination, sensory processing, and activities of daily living.

Assistive Technology Consultation

Recommending and training individuals in the use of assistive devices and technologies to enhance daily functioning.

Environmental Modifications

Assessing and recommending modifications to the physical environment to improve accessibility and safety.

Education and Training

Offering education and training to clients, families, and caregivers on strategies for managing challenges and promoting well-being.

Workplace Ergonomics

Conducting ergonomic assessments to create ergonomic workspaces and prevent occupational injuries in the workplace.

Mental Health Support

Providing interventions to support mental health, including coping strategies, stress management, and emotional well-being.

Community Integration

Assisting individuals in participating fully in their communities by addressing social and environmental factors.

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