Occupational Therapy – Adult Community

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Adult Occupational Therapy assists people and carers whose lives are impacted by ill-health or frailty, to live fulfilling and healthy lives safely in their own home environment.

Community-based Occupational Therapy offers:
  • Assessment of daily living. Home-based assessment, recommendations and intervention
  • Funding applications (SWEP) for equipment and home modifications
  • Pressure care assessment and intervention
  • Aids and equipment assessment and prescription e.g. wheelchairs, scooters, beds, seating, hoists.
  • Prescription and training including home safety, falls prevention, cognitive decline, carer education, community access training, vehicle modification

All of our services are provided as part of a comprehensive integrated Allied Health Team which can refer clients to other services and group activities to help improve health, wellbeing and social connection.

Eligibility Criteria

This service is for people aged 18-65 with a disability or long-term impairment living in the City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey or Cardinia Shire.

This service is not for people 65 years and older. Please refer through the My Aged Care portal.

Referral Method(s)

Referrals should be sent by eReferral through Healthlink or by email.

Phone:  03 8572 5631
Email:  icareaccess@monashhealth.org

Eligible Postcodes

City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey or Cardinia Shire

  • Greater Dandenong – 3171, 3172, 3173, 3174, 3175, 3975
  • Casey – 3156, 3177, 3802, 3803, 3804, 3805, 3806, 3912, 3975, 3976, 3977, 3978, 3980
  • Cardinia – 3139, 3781, 3782, 3783, 3806, 3807, 3808, 3809, 3810, 3812, 3813, 3814, 3815, 3816, 3978, 3980, 3981, 3984, 3987

Additional information required

Include all patient demographic and clinical details as well as relevant investigation results:

Contact hours: 8.30am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

Please review the eligibility criteria before submitting a referral.