DVA Referrals for OT Adelaide
Enhance Occupational Therapists provide OT services to the Veteran community via the Rehabilitation Appliance Program (RAP).
Rehabilitation Appliance Program (RAP)
Occupational Therapy and allied health services are provided to DVA Health Card holders via the Rehabilitation Appliance Program (RAP). OT service may be short term to address specific needs or as part of the overall care plan.
DVA Health Cards (Gold and White) are accepted as payment upon a GP or hospital referral.
Links to more information:
- How to obtain an assessment for RAP aids or appliances
- Home Modification
- RAP Fact Sheet
- DVA website
Referrals for DVA Health Card Holders
Letter of Referral
The Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines require that DVA health card holders have a letter of referral addressed to Occupational Therapist.
Standard Form (D904)
The Department of Veterans Affairs supply a standard form that can be completed for referral of eligible DVA card holders.
Who can refer for allied health services?
Only General Practioner (GP), Specialist or Discharge Planning team can refer DVA health card holders to RAP.
When planning for hospital discharge, the medical team or clinical staff involved in discharge plans ( OT, physio, nurses) can refer DVA card holder to RAP providers.
For information on hospital referrals, please see DISCHARGE PLANNING.
Useful Information and Resources
Department of Veterans Affairs- Aged and Community Care
DVA provides a variety of in-home and community support programmes focused on assisting you to continue living independently by supporting your health, well being, and community connection.
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