Access Therapy Services is a North Queensland based private practice which was established in 2010. We work in a variety of contexts in the community which includes aged and community care, workplace health promotion and undergraduate training.
Access Therapy Services has strong links with local health organisations, private business and community organisations and local tertiary institutions. We work in close collaboration with them to provide high quality care for clients, education and training.
The primary goal of occupational therapy is to enable people to participate in daily activities that give meaning and purpose to their lives.
Occupational therapists promote and support functional independence, following injury, illness and/or disability.
DVA Health Cards (Gold and White) are accepted as payment upon a GP referral.
Access Therapy Services provides occupational therapy support to veterans in the home or in low care residential aged care facilities through the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA).
The Connections Home Support Package provides weekly ‘in home’ support to specifically address the issue of loneliness and social isolation.
The Community Aids, Equipment and Assistive Technologies Initiative (CAEATI) helps people with a disability to continue to access their local community
Home modifications can increase safety and independence in daily tasks and routines within the home. These modifications can be minor or major.
There is a large amount of equipment available to assist with activities of daily living e.g. mobility aids, kitchen equipment and bathroom and toilet equipment.
Workplace assessments or education is aimed at providing recommendations to minimise the risk of injury.