Why engage with an Occupational Therapist?

There are a wide range of reasons to engage with an Occupational Therapist including accessing assistance to adjust to life after sustaining an injury, acquiring a illness or disability, or are in period of major life adjustment.  

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Medicare Referral

Upper Limb Functional Retraining

NDIS Plan or Self Managed

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NDIS Plan or Self Managed

Upper Limb Functional Retraining

NDIS Plan or Self Managed

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Upper Limb Functional Retraining

Upper Limb Functional Retraining

Upper Limb Functional Retraining

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Pediatric Development

Activities of Daily Living, Home modifications & Adaptive Devices

Upper Limb Functional Retraining

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Occupational Rehabilitation

Activities of Daily Living, Home modifications & Adaptive Devices

Activities of Daily Living, Home modifications & Adaptive Devices

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Activities of Daily Living, Home modifications & Adaptive Devices

Activities of Daily Living, Home modifications & Adaptive Devices

Activities of Daily Living, Home modifications & Adaptive Devices

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Occupational Therapy

Additional Information

Occupational therapists offer a broad range of services to individuals and groups, or they can provide assistance. Support may include:

  • Therapeutic use of occupations, and activities, including therapeutic use of self (including one’s personality, insights, perceptions, and judgments, as part of the therapeutic process);
  • Skill development in self-care, self-management, home management, and  community/work/school reintegration;
  • Education and support of individuals, including family members, caregivers, and others, through collaborative and consultative partnerships and family-centred approaches;
  • Care coordination, case management, transition services including discharge planning, client advocacy and onward referral to relevant services;
  • Modification of environments (e.g., home, work, school, community) and adaptation of processes, including the application of ergonomic principles;
  • Assessment, customisation and oversight of equipment provision including orthotic devices, and training in the use of prosthetic devices;
  • Driver rehabilitation and community mobility;
  • Use of natural contexts for assessment and intervention (i.e. home, school classrooms, work settings, community); and
  • Use of a range of specific therapeutic procedures to enhance performance such as wound care management, techniques to enhance sensory, perceptual, and cognitive processing, and manual therapy technique skills.

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