OT Services - Disability Sector Adelaide

Enhance Occupational Therapy Adelaide services are long established for consultancy, treatment and assessment in the disability sector.

Adult disability occupational therapist assessments include daily living and equipment needs to support people in our community who live with a disability.

Enhance OT provide ADL assessments as well as carer support and training. Our service can accept referrals for clients with low or complex care needs.
 

Enhance OT services include:

  • OT disability consultancy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Carer training
  • Manual handling
  • Lifter training
  • Care Plans
  • Equipment and seating prescription
  • Upper limb treatment and exercise plans
  • Assessments of daily supports
  • Assistive technology assessment
  • Assessment of function
  • Assessment of capacity
  • Recommendations for home modification

 

OT referrals are accepted from:

  • General Practice
  • Support coordinators
  • Self-referrals
  • Hospital and transitional teams
  • Medicare GP Management Plans
  • Private Health Extras

 

OT providers for:

  • Rehabilitation Appliance Program (DVA)
  • NDIS Registered Providers
  • Self-referrals
  • Medicare GP Management Plans
  • Private Health Extras
  • Return to Work
  • Motor Accident Groups

 

Self Referral Form

 

OT Practice Standards

 

Occupational Therapy Practice

The clinical practice of Occupational Therapy (OT) is guided by the OT Board of Australia. The board determine best practice and guidance on standard assessment and practice. 

Our clinicians provide Occupational Therapy assessment, training and treatment to meet best practice of current OT Board guidance and instructions.

 

Regulation of Occupational Therapy

The conduct and practice of each OT is regulated by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). This agency register OT clinicians and regulate practice scope and conduct.

The codes and guidelines set out by AHPRA include:

 

Professional Association

The peak professional body for occupational therapists is OT Australia.

All Enhance Occupational Therapy staff are members of the peak professional body.

 

Registered NDIS Providers

All providers who offer services to NDIS participants must comply with NDIS operational framework.

Enhance OT are registered providers who engage external auditors to confirm full compliance.

 

Referrals

We provide clinicians who have recent practice in the service are requested.

To ensure the appropriate Occupational Therapist is assigned, referrals need to include relevant health information and specifics about client request.

 

Privacy and Consent

All health providers are governed under privacy legislation.

We ask for client consent before we attend and exchange sensitive information.

Consent of client or their authorised nominee is included on our referral/intake form.

 

OT Practice and OT Assignment

Our clinical practice is assessment and treatment for adults.

We will match you with the OT with recent evidence of clinical practice to meet your request.

Please provide us with information to match you to the Occupational Therapist.

 

Self Referral Form

 

OT Referrals for NDIS Participants:

All occupational therapy practice is guided by rules and legislation which govern allied health care:

  • Allied health legislation
  • Privacy and consent rules
  • Provider codes and guidelines
  • Operational frameworks for funding body
  • Consumer law
  • Taxation and GST legislation

 

Funding with National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

When a third party is funding the service, the OT must comply with additional codes, guidelines and frameworks.

See more information about NDIS OT Referrals

 

NDIS Registered Provider

Enhance OT are registered providers who engage external auditors to demonstrate compliance with all operational frameworks, codes and guidelines.

 

GST Free Service

The ATO allow GST free services to participants when a service agreement is created and suits participant's plan. 

 

Client Consent

When a client would like to use plan funds to pay for our Occupational Therapy services, we will require the consent of participant or their nominee.

Our intake form includes agreement for only the initial consult. Any other services will be discussed and agreed in a service plan. 

 

More information and help with referrals 

Our client service team are available Monday to Friday.

We can assist with information about referral guidelines and costs.

Call 8276 3355 for discussion about referrals & services.

 

Self Referral Form