Services

Equipment Prescription

Facilitate OT can advise and prescribe appropriate adaptive equipment to assist people of all ages to manage everyday tasks in the home, school or work place.  At Facilitate OT Services, we have an extensive stock of equipment available for trial, hire and purchase.

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Environmental Modifications

Occupational Therapists are able to complete comprehensive assessments of the home, school or work environment, to provide advice on modifications to increase safety, independence and function in everyday activities.  This process can include site visits, preparation of reports and plans, submission to funding bodies and monitoring of the modification process.

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Hand Therapy and Joint Protection

Hand function may be impacted by arthritis, injury, carpal tunnel syndrome and other conditions, or work place factors.  Your OT can provide advice on pain management, minimising joint deformity, and managing everyday tasks.

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Wheelchair and Seating

Your OT can provide expert advice on appropriate wheelchairs and seating systems.  Our close links with local suppliers ensure we remain up-to-date with the latest products and developments.  We are able to complete thorough evaluations, equipment trials and applications to funding bodies.

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Case Management

With over 65 years of combined experience in the Facilitate OT Team, your Occupational Therapist is highly skilled to provide Case Management services through Lifetime Care and Support Scheme (LTCS) and other funding arrangements.

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Manual Handling

Manual handling risks exist in work place, residential care and home environments.  We offer expert advice, assessment and training across these settings.  We offer one-to-one or group training to address the individual needs of our clients.

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Ergonomics – Work Station Set Up

We offer expert advice, assessment and training in appropriate work station set up for home, school and work place.  We can work with you to ensure you are able to achieve your work tasks in the most efficient and comfortable way possible.

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In Home OT Treatment

We provide mobile Occupational Therapy services to a large area - from the Northern suburbs of Wollongong, to Kiama, Nowra and to the South Coast.

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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides support to people with a permanent disability to achieve their goals towards increasing independence and participation in work, education.  Supports may include care services, therapies, prescription of assistive technology (adaptive aids and equipment and home modifications), transport, social support and assistance to access employment.

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Occupational Therapy Assessments & Reports

Your Facilitate OT can provide a range of assessments and reports for submission to funding bodies. We use a variety of standardised and non-standardised assessments to develop comprehensive reports.

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Handwriting Assessment & Intervention

Handwriting is an important skill for children to master.

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Paediatric Occupational Therapy Assessments & Reports

Paediatric Occupational Therapists complete comprehensive and tailored assessments and reports, using a range of standardised and non-standardised assessment methods.

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Paediatric Occupational Therapy Intervention

Children may be referred for Occupational Therapists for a variety of reasons.  Children may have been diagnosed with a specific condition, or may be experiencing difficulty managing particular activities at school, in the playground or at home.

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Driving Assessment & Retraining

Driving is an important part of most people’s lives and is often considered to be key to independence. An injury or illness can have a huge impact on your ability to drive and potentially then on your independence, participation and self-confidence.

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Equipment Loan Pool

Facilitate Occupational Therapy Services offer a wide range of equipment for hire, via our equipment loan pool.

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Handwriting Group Program

Our Handwriting Group Program was successfully trialed in 2016 in response to increasing referrals for OT intervention to address handwriting difficulties.

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