For people who want to lead the most independent, productive and satisfying life

Occupational Therapists work with individuals and groups to achieve optimal health and wellbeing through participation in the occupations of life. 

The term ‘occupation’ is used to describe all the everyday things we do day to day, like dressing, self-care, cooking and shopping but also the things we do to be who we are, like creating a meaningful life and engaging with our wider society and culture. Our occupational therapists used evidence-based interventions to help you overcome challenges that affect how you live. 

  

Getting back to life through adaptation or compensation:

If you feel limited by what you can do at work or home, contact Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy to talk to one of our Occupational Therapists. If routine daily tasks like dressing, bathing or cooking are getting harder, help is available.

Our Occupational Therapists work with adults that because of illness or injury, need assistance in learning skills to help them lead independent, productive, and satisfying lives. We can prescribe, if necessary, devices and therapy equipment to help you do the activities you want and need to do. This includes modifying your office or home to help make your daily tasks easier. You’ll get a total solution and not just a product.

Falls Prevention:

Are you having falls or worried about them?

Falls are a major health issue in the community with around 1/3 of adults over 65 experiencing at least one fall per year. This is set to increase as Australia’s population ages. Occupational Therapists are experienced and knowledgeable when it comes to looking at a home and working with you to modify the home (or the way you get around it) to keep you safe and independent.

 We’ve got you covered:

  • Chronic Disease Management 
  • Medicare 
  • Workcover 
  • Comcare 
  • Mobile service 
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) 
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme – NDIS Self & plan managed patients welcomed
  • Transport Accident Commission (TAC)

How our Occupational Therapist can assist:

  • Home modifications
  • Equipment prescription
  • Falls prevention
  • COPE program (Care of People with Dementia in their Environments)
  •  NDIS Functional Assessment

Emily Turner

Senior Occupational Therapist
Home visits in Port Macquarie, Wauchope & Laurieton
Available at

Laurieton, Port Macquarie, and Wauchope

1510

Louise Nosworthy

Occupational Therapist
Home visits in Port Macquarie, Wauchope & Laurieton
Available at

Wauchope

1512

Alice (Ali) Hudson

Occupational Therapy
Home visits in Mid North Coast (South West Rocks through to Foster)
Available at

Laurieton, Port Macquarie, and Wauchope

1514

Port Macquarie

The Grange, 9A/84 Lake Road

Your Life Fitness Centre

180 Lake Rd, Port Macquarie

Wauchope

Unit 4, 243 Oxley Hwy, Wauchope

Laurieton

16 Laurie Street, Laurieton
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