Occupational Therapy at Home

Home visiting service covering central, southern, western suburbs of Brisbane & Ipswich.

Assisting individuals to stay safe and independent in their own home.

Registered provider for DVA – Department of Veterans Affairs, NDIS – National Disability Insurance Scheme and Private Health Insurance

Experienced, registered and accredited Occupational Therapist.

Delivering a compassionate service, working together with family and related services to achieve desired outcomes.

Services

Home Assessment

  • Equipment/assistive technology assessment and prescription
  • Minor and major/complex home modifications
  • Home assessment to facilitate independence in daily living
  • Advice regarding falls prevention and safety in the home
  • Education on safe and efficient ways to perform daily tasks

Equipment/assistive technology prescription

Assessment of functional needs to determine suitable equipment, such as:

  • Pressure relieving /pressure redistribution equipment, e.g. pressure redistribution cushions and mattresses for the management of pressure ulcers
  • Transfer aids, e.g. hoists
  • Bathroom equipment, e.g. mobile shower commodes, shower chairs and toilet frames
  • Smaller household aids, e.g. adaptive cutlery
  • Wheelchair and seating assessment
  • Personal response systems, e.g. Medi-Alert systems
  • Educating clients, families and carers on the use of specialised equipment, safe transferring and positioning.

Home modifications

Assessment regarding minor and major/complex home modifications, to enable safety and independence in your home. Assessment for modifications take into account your disability needs, assistive technology and long-term accessibility. Assessment includes liaison with builders/contractor to ensure needs are completely addressed.

  • Minor home modifications may include items such as grab rails, and installation of ramps.
  • Major/complex home modifications include structural and layout modifications, such as bathroom modifications to enable safety with wheelchair access and use of assistive technology. 

Other areas

  • Ergonomic assessment and modifications
  • Task simplification, energy conservation and joint protection education
  • Relaxation and pain management
Registered NDIS Provider