Occupational Therapy – Adults and Children

Grafton Community Health Occupational Therapy – Adults and Children

Occupational Therapists provide functional assessment and interventions to enable individuals to improve or maintain their normal daily roles, independence, safety and quality of life.

Adults

Our adult occupational therapy service is for people aged over 18. We provide a wide range of services for inpatients and community-based clients which may include:

* Hospital rehabilitation therapy, home assessments, equipment and client education for inpatients

* community based home assessments and recommendations for home modifications

* Equipment Loan Pool – loan of adaptive equipment for a period of two months

* Prescription of complex aids and equipment

* Education on energy conservation and falls management

We also provide outpatient rehabilitation a limited basis depending on your clinical need. The Rehabilitation Unit is based at Maclean District Hospital.

We accept referrals from individuals, family and carers, and health professionals. Clients are prioritised on the basis of their clinical need.

Children

Our child occupational therapy service provides assessment, education and intervention for children aged 0 -18 years, and their families and carers.

We focus on child development, motor skills, sensory processing and thinking skills which may impact on the child’s involvement in activities at home and preschool/school.

We can also prescribe equipment and recommend modifications to the home or school environment for children experiencing difficulties with their movement and mobility.

We accept referrals from family, preschool or school, early intervention, GPs and other specialists, with parent or guardian consent.

This service is for children who are not eligible for or receiving services from other agencies or private service providers.

Clients are prioritised on the basis of their clinical need.

Hours: 8.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday. Please phone to make an appointment.

Contact: (02) 6641 8702 Fax (02) 6641 8744

Location: Grafton Ambulatory Care, 184 Arthur Street, Grafton NSW 2460