Occupational Therapy

Participation and Independence

What is Occupational Therapy?

Occupational Therapists assist you to regain the ability
to perform everyday tasks including:

  • Personal Care – showering , dressing, grooming
  • Domestic Tasks – cooking, gardening, cleaning, laundry
  • Driving
  • Writing and manipulating small objects
  • Computer Use – typing, emailing, general computer skills
  • Community Access
  • Scheduling and Time Management
  • Recalling Information and Problem Solving
  • Socialising and Relating with Others
  • Sexual Activities
Treatment includes:

Hand Therapy
Cognitive Therapy – memory, reasoning, problem solving, attention
Functional Electrical Stimulation
Prescription of Specialised Equipment- small aids, wheelchairs, scooters, chairs and beds
Driving Assessments
Sensory Processing Therapy

What are the benefits of Occupational Therapy?

Occupational Therapists assist you to have greater independence and confidence to participate in life.