Occupational therapy usually start with an assessment when we find out more about you, such as
During the assessment, we might also
We will work with you, your parents or teachers to find the best solutions for learning everyday skills.
We will discuss the results of your assessment and agree therapy goals with you and your family. Your occupational therapy programme will be unique to you. It usually takes place in the occupational therapy department of the Central Remedial Clinic. Your programme might include
Our facilities at the CRC include adapted environments and equipment including
Special equipment might help you with tasks such as bathing and eating. Your occupational therapist may come to visit your home and recommend equipment or changes to your environment to help you participate in daily activities. These changes might mean a ramp or an accessible shower in the bathroom.
We review your goals regularly to be sure they are relevant to you and that therapy is meeting your needs.
We provide an early intervention programme to help babies, toddlers and their parents. When you bring your baby to the department, we will assess her to see how she manages different activities, including
We make recommendations for
Our occupational therapy department provides a school service for children who attend CRC services and
The service includes assessment and recommendations for
We work with teachers, special needs assistants and workers in other CRC departments. We support and assist the school in the development of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each child. Clinic based therapy, home visits and school visits are part of the service. We focus on