Advance Rehab Centre Occupational Therapists are trained to assess and treat a variety of conditions that affect independence and quality of life. Our Occupational Therapists address functional activities that could include showering and dressing, doing the shopping, getting back to bowls, driving or catching a bus.
Advance Rehab Centre Occupational Therapists are skilled at assessing physical, cognitive and perceptual skills that may be limiting performance of some daily activities, as well as having great skills at looking at individual environments and making suggestions that would make it easier to be independent such as raising the height of a toilet or installing a rail in the shower recess. Our Occupational Therapists have a wide range of knowledge about home modifications, wheelchairs and seating systems as well as many smaller aids that assist people to be more independent. Our therapists are able to trial equipment before purchasing to ensure it is the best fit for the environment.
The role of the occupational therapist is to: