Occupational therapists help people perform everyday tasks and skills needed for work, school and/or home.
When children or adults are having trouble performing daily tasks because of injury, aging, developmental delay or any other condition, an occupational therapist can help.
Occupational therapists work with families and carers to help the individual achieve confidence and independence.
Therapy may include equipment, an assessment of the home and school environment to decide if any changes can be made to make daily activities easier or safer, identifying techniques to increase independence and improve well being.
There are many reasons children might need extra help with daily tasks. Our paediatric occupational therapist can assist children who have difficulty with:
An occupational therapist will work with your child to develop skills through targeted therapies and support services such as:
Occupational therapy aims to help adults achieve greater independence in day to day activities. Read Jill's Story. This might include:
If you are 65 years or older you will need to contact My Aged Care Ph: 1800 200 422 to request an Occupational Therapy assessment.
If you are under 65 years of age you can access our occupational therapy service by getting in touch with us and requesting an appointment.
If you are over 65, you may be referred to our occupational therapy service as part of a My Aged Care assessment. This referral will be discussed with you and will be made with your permission.
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