Occupational Therapy provides support to people who, due to an injury, medical condition or a disability, find it hard to do everyday things – i.e. things that occupy our time.
Occupational Therapy enables people to participate in everyday activities that are meaningful to them. This is provided by a trained allied professional called and Occupational Therapist (often shortened to an OT) who works with the person to help maintain or improve their independence.
Personal care tasks, hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, home modification, prescription of equipment, strength, balance, sensory processing, behaviour management, planning and organisation.