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Ergoterapeutas (Lithuania)

  • Generic name of profession

    Occupational therapist
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Occupational therapist (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :

    Directive 2005/36/EC

    National legislation:

    Law on the Health System

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Justification for Article 7.4:

    The profession of Occupational therapist is closely linked to health and safety. In order to ensure the quality of the services provided in our territory this profession is covered by the general system for the recognition of qualification. Public health and patient safety are the priority aspects of the health policy of the Republic of Lithuania.

  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Ergoterapeutas vykdo veiklą, siekdamas sumažinti paciento negalios poveikį, pagerinti jo fizinę, psichinę socialinę ir profesinę integraciją, skatindams jo savarankiškumą visose kasdienio gyvenimo srityse.


    Occupational Therapist carries out activities in order to reduce the impact of the patient's disability, to improve their physical, mental, social and professional integration, encouraging his independence in all areas of daily life.

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