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:

 

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.

Link to Standard DVA Request/Referral form (D904)

 

Who can refer for allied health services?

Only General Practioner (GP), Specialist or Discharge Planning team can refer DVA health card holders to RAP. 

Discharge Planning

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.
 

www.dva.gov.au
Phone: 133254

 

Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP) 

 

Coordinated Veterans Care (CVC)

 

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