Increasing safety, access and independence
Our community Occupational Therapists provide a home based service for people who are finding it difficult to manage the things that they want or need to do each day. For some people, this may be due to frail age, ongoing medical conditions or disability.
The Occupational Therapist will complete an assessment of the home environment and provide recommendations with the aim of increasing safety, access and independence.
We also provide a specific Paediatric Occupational Therapy service.
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- Home Safety Assessment to provide recommendations for minor and/or major home modifications
- Advice and education about aids and equipment including:
- Bathroom aids and equipment
- Seating and pressure care
- Vehicle modifications
- Dressing aids
- Kitchen aids
- Personal alarms
- Ramps and rails
- Wheelchairs (Manual or power)
- Support to apply for funding to assist with modifications and equipment through the State Wide Equipment Program (SWEP)
- Advice and information about community access, resources, supports and groups
- Education and techniques to manage fatigue
- Education for carers on safe lifting and transferring techniques
- Group programs – for more information please click here.