The SQRH Occupational Therapy (OT) program involves an occupational therapist coming to your house to undertake an assessment of your needs and to provide you and your doctor with advice to help you stay safe and independent in your own home.
Home visits are conducted by university students supervised by fully qualified, skilled, occupational therapists. The purpose of the program is to make life more manageable for participants and to provide useful health information for your doctor.
The program involves three or more visits over 10 weeks and includes home safety assessments, functional assessments and cognitive screening. We also offer support to follow up and implement any recommendations such as applying for equipment grants or installing grab rails.
You may be suitable for the program if you have any of the below:
For more information and to check if you are eligible, please phone: 0467 836 514 or discuss with your doctor.
A referral from a GP, nurse or Aboriginal Health Worker is required for this program.