Discharge Planning OT for Veterans

Enhance OT accepts DVA Health Cards (Gold and White) as payment on receiving a suitable referral. 

 

Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP)

 

Allied health is supplied under the DVA Department of Veterans Affairs- Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP) to eligible card holders.

More information on DVA’s Rehabilitation Appliance Program services can be found at the website link below..

www.dva.gov.au/health-and-wellbeing/home-and-care/rehabilitation-appliances-program-rap


Who can refer?

 

Doctors, Specialists and clinical discharge team can refer Gold or White Card holders to the RAP program for the purpose of home safety and rehabilitation in the home.

 

Link to DVA Discharge Planning Resource Guide:

https://www.dva.gov.au/sites/default/files/discharge_planning_resource_guide.pdf

 

Inpatients

 

"How can I refer for OT services post discharge?"

Hospital clinical staff must supply a letter of referral or complete a standard form.

 

See link to DVA D904 form.

 

Outpatients

 

"How can I refer for outpatient allied health services?"

 

Gold or white card holders will need a referral letter from the General Practioner or Specialist. The referral should be on letter head and cite the condition to be treated.

GP should note that completing the providers own online form is not sufficient for DVA claiming, please also include a letter and/or DVA issued D904 Form.

 

 

Useful Links and Resources

The Department of Veterans Affairs supply a detailed Discharge Planning guide on their website. 

 

DVA Discharge Planning Resource Guide:

https://www.dva.gov.au/sites/default/files/discharge_planning_resource_guide.pdf

 

DVA Referral Request Form:

 https://www.dva.gov.au/dvaforms/Documents/D0904.pdf