OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

WHAT IS OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY?

Occupational therapy provides support to people whose health or disability makes it hard for them to perform everyday tasks or do the things they would like to do.

An occupational therapist, often called an OT, can help you to maintain, regain or improve your independence by using different techniques, introducing specialised equipment or making changes to your environment. They will identify your strengths and difficulties, help with solutions and support you in taking part in everyday life.

The focus of Occupational Therapy within Full Circle Wellness is to improve each of our client’s quality of life and independence. We aim to improve their proficiency with common daily activities, from getting dressed, to cooking and moving about the home or getting out in the community.

 

Our occupational therapist on the Sunshine Coast is, Kristen Langford. Kristen has a degree in occupational therapy and is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA). Kristen has over 20 years experience in health services and her particular focus is on the geriatric and disability populations.

 

Kristen provides an in depth assessment and analysis tailored towards each participant’s lifestyle and goals. Specialised points of focus include: 

  • Assessment and reporting for assistive technology

  • Assessment and implementation of minor modifications 

  • Home safety 

  • Cognitive strategies and fine motor skills training 

  • Falls prevention and management 

OUR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ON THE SUNSHINE COAST SPECIALISES IN... 

SENIORS CARE AND FALLS PREVENTION

Providing safety assessments and strategies for living in your home.

DISABILITY

SUPPORT

Helping you gain independence and confidence in everyday tasks.

REHABILITATION 

Assistance in your recovery after an operation, illness or injury.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

SERVICE AREA 

Full Circle Wellness provide a mobile occupational therapist service throughout the Sunshine Coast, as seen on the map.

 

ZONE 1: Black 

  • North - Maroochydore 

  • South - Wurtulla 

  • West - Sippy Downs

 

ZONE 2: Red

  • North - Coolum Beach

  • South - Pelican waters

  • West - Nambour 

  • Not including Zone 1 areas

 

ZONE 3: Purple    

  • North - Noosa north shore+ Pomona 

  • South - Landsborough

  • West - Kenilworth 

  • East - Not including Zone 1 and 2

HOME CARE PARTNER

HOME CARE FOR SENIORS

We recommend Home Care Assistance as our preferred home care provider on the Sunshine Coast. Servicing Redcliffe to Gympie, Home Care Assistance gives seniors an alternative to leaving their home by providing top quality community care and in-home care.  

 

Are you looking to received exercise physiology or dietetics through your home care package? Full Circle Wellness is able to include these and other services within eligible packages. Speak to Home Care Assistance on 07 5491 6888 and find out how they can help you or your loved one.

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