How to Start Your Dementia Consulting Business with Melissa Strout of Functional Home OT

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How to Start Your Dementia Consulting Business with Melissa Strout of Functional Home OT 

Are you on the edge of starting your own alternative career? 

Do it now!

Find value in what you do and just take the risk. 

In this episode:
03:40 – Introduction of Melissa Strout (Functional Home OT)
05:20 – You need to have a specific goal in mind. – Dr. Mike
07:10 – Melissa shares how she found and started her alternative healthcare career.
08:00 – Evaluate your skills.
11:00 – Just go out and take the risk.
11:30 – Who are her target clients/audience?
12:40 – Niche down and scale up. – Dr. Mike
16:00 – What software does she use?
17:20 – You don’t need to know it all – you need to learn to delegate.
19:05 – Melissa talks about her book and what inspired her to write it.
20:30 – Find that need in your specific niche and start serving.
21:45 – How does she promote her services?
24:20 – What was her biggest challenge and how did she turn it around?
26:20 – It is very important to change your mindset.
29:50 – Melissa’s advice to those who want to start their own alternative career.
31:10 – Melissa’s upcoming book.
32:45 – Always remember the word FAST.

Check out www.FunctionalHomeOT.com and you can email Melissa at Melissa.Strout@FunctionalHomeOT.com 

You can call her at 850-692-6567

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About the author 

Dr Michael Chua PT, DPT

Dr Michael Chua is a physical therapist practising in Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Acute Care Hospital. His clinical interest involves pain management, geriatrics and dementia management. He enjoys treating patients and bringing out the best in them using positive treatment approaches, his dynamic work setting in a rural area provides an opportunity to treat a wide range from geriatrics to orthopaedics.

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