Occupational therapists help people of all ages to improve their ability to perform the tasks of daily living. People may need help due to disability, injury, illness or ageing.  Services can be provided onsite, at home, at school or in a childcare setting.

Our occupational therapists can assist you with:

  • Strategies to perform daily activities and regain independence
  • Prescribing equipment – including wheelchairs, walking aids, scooters and other aids
  • Management of hand injuries such as fractures, carpel tunnel syndrome and arthritis (Hand Therapy)
  • Assessment and therapy for children identified as having a developmental delay, cerebral palsy, autism, difficulties with handwriting, difficulties completing activities of daily living
  • Assessment and management strategies for Parkinson’s disease
  • Falls prevention education

For more information please contact:

Aged and Community Health Service Access on 5155 8367

When you contact us about our allied health or aged services, or are referred to us, the first person you talk to is usually part of our ACH Service Access team. They will:

  • take or confirm your contact details
  • talk to you about your needs
  • give you information about our services and your rights and responsibilities as a client of GLCH
  • discuss eligibility and fees for the service, and
  • organise an appointment for you or arrange for a service to contact you

For more information contact: 5155 8367