Comprehensive in-home assessment to assist in identifying needs and support requirements with respect to Activities of Daily Living and Functional Capacity. Assists with pre-planning, plan review and plan implementation by providing clinically sound recommendations for reasonable and necessary supports, services, equipment and / or modifications required to achieve goals for independence.
AT Assessment and Equipment Prescription
Assessment, trial and prescription of equipment needs ranging from low cost / low risk solutions to complex wheelchair and seating. AT or daily adaptive equipment can aid people to improve their independence, increase functional capacity and ensure safety with the performance of daily living tasks.
Consultation and opinion regarding the need for minor home modifications such as grab rails, threshold ramps and hand held showers. Joint builder visits available to consult on more complex home modifications such as kitchen, bathroom or external access solutions. Preparation of comprehensive reporting, floor plans and drawings available.
Comprehensive OT functional assessments to assist in the application for SIL and SDA funding. Including comprehensive reporting regarding support ratios, required level of care, use of standardised assessment measures and evidence relating to SIL and SDA eligibility criteria.
Daily Living Skills Training
Occupational Therapy intervention to assist in the development of daily living skills such as meal preparation, budgeting and money handling, developing and implementing daily routines, accessing and using transport and developing skills for volunteer or paid work.
Workplace and ergonomic assessments to assist in identifying suitable duties and / or adjustments required to commence or facilitate return to work outcomes. Preparation of return to work plans and liaison with treating medical professionals to achieve return to work goals.