What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational Therapy or OT, as it is commonly referred to, is a health and wellbeing profession focused on helping people learn skills to improve their quality of life. The primary goal of occupational therapy is to enable people to participate in the activities of everyday life that supports financial, personal, emotional and physical independence.
Even though 'occupation' is in the title, their treatment is not just focused on work or occupation. Their role is to help you or a loved one to get back aspects of their life that brings them joy, independence or financial gains.
Who is appropriate for Occupational Therapy?
Anyone who is living with limitations due to physical or emotional causes, such as, Seniors with age related changes in abilities, Youth or Adults experiencing triggers of Trauma (PTSD), Youth or Adults suffering following a concussion and Children born with developmental delays.
What to expect?
Our trained Occupational Therapist will come to your home or meet you in the community. On your first appointment the OT will complete an assessment based on your concerns and goals. They will ask you very specific questions about your quality of life, your personal goals and your current abilities and limitations, so they can better help you.
On all your follow up appointments you will work together with the OT on small manageable parts of your goals to start working towards improved quality of life.
Whether you are looking for support with an elderly parent moving in to your home for care or you are suffering from the effects of a concussion our OT has the skills and experience to lead you towards better day to day functioning.
If you are not sure what service you need please call the clinic to setup a free consult with one of our OTs.