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Below, you will find more information about my professional and personal background and links to schedule a session with me. If you have additional questions about my approach or qualifications, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Rachel Wiley, MS, OTR/L, CDP is an occupational therapist and the founder and owner of Day By Day Dementia Consulting and the Dementia Collaborative LLC. Rachel is certified in Skills2Care® for caregivers of individuals living with dementia, and she is a Certified Dementia Practitioner.
Rachel is also a certified master trainer of Skills2Care® through Jefferson Elder Care and trains occupational therapists from around the world in the Skills2Care® program. She is also currently a volunteer advisory council member for Dementia Society of America.
Previously, Rachel was an adjunct faculty member in the occupational therapy departments at Thomas Jefferson University and Temple University. She also worked as the occupational therapist and Dementia Service Coordinator for the Pew Charitable Trust Grant with Jefferson Elder Care.
Rachel attended Penn State University for her Bachelor's in Rehabilitation and Human Services and minor in Psychology and attended Thomas Jefferson University for her Master's of Science in Occupational Therapy.
She previously served as the Gerontology Chair for the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association's (POTA) District V Board. She also owned and operated a patient care practice, Day By Day Home Therapy, for 6 years, serving clients living with dementia and their care partners in the Delaware Valley.
Rachel has been working with individuals living with dementia in personal and professional contexts for over 17 years.
Rachel enjoys her mom's home-cooked meals, hanging out with her dog, Abbi, and rock-climbing.
Alumni Achievement Award
2023, The Pennsylvania State University
Best Home Health Care (Day By Day Home Therapy)
2019, Devon, PA
OT Award of Recognition, "Innovator in Specialized Dementia Care"
2019, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
Undergraduate Award for Direct Service
2011, The Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Association
Laurel Award for Outstanding Service
2011, The Pennsylvania State University
For a list of Rachel's past presentations and publications, please click here.
Schedule with Rachel
Rachel provides virtual care partner consultations to care partners in PA and NJ.
She provides Resource Guidance and Professional Mentorship to individuals in any location.
To learn more about these services, please check out our Services page.