Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists provide expert support so you can be as independent as possible in your everyday life. We love a challenge!

Working with you and your network of family and carers, occupational therapists offer:

Occupational therapy can be provided in one-to-one or group sessions. We always work towards the goals set by you.

Our occupational therapists work closely with physiotherapistsexercise physiologists and speech pathologists to ensure a holistic approach to services.

This service can be funded by your NDIS package

  • Capacity Building - Improved Health and Wellbeing (Category 12)
  • Capacity Building - Improved Daily Living (Category 15)

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Frequently asked questions

Infants 12 months or younger are eligible if they have the following:

  • Clinical history indicating risk for cerebral palsy


Risk factors include (but not limited to) prematurity, birth defects, genetic conditions, intrauterine growth restriction, hypoxia-ischaemia, seizures, neonatal stroke, infection

  • Abnormal neuroimaging-MRI or Cranial Ultrasound (CUS) indicative of possible motor impairment
  • Motor dysfunction

 

This might include abnormal General Movements, very low scores on standardised assessment (e.g. below 10th percentile on AIMS), poor head control after 3 months, hand asymmetry after 4 months, not able to take weight through feet after 5 months, not sitting at 9 months.

Priority will be given to infants who have not previously seen a neurologist.