Occupational Therapy

The Occupational Therapy service at our hospital was the first of its kind in Western Australia and we have a long and proud history.

We are leaders and specialists in clinical Occupational Therapy and provide advanced teaching and training in collaboration with others. We also undertake research, evidence-based practice and quality improvement activities that provide customer-focused services.

We operate at our Wellington Street Campus and also incorporate the Inner City Geriatric Service Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) and Rehabilitation in the Home (RITH) team.

State-wide specialities:

  • trauma
  • spinal
  • Neurosurgery
  • HIV
  • Emergency Department (ED)
  • Acute Assessment Unit (AAU).

Our tertiary-level specialties:

  • Neurology
  • Plastics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Vascular
  • Cardiology
  • Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT).

Specialist Occupational Therapy:

  • Rehabilitation in the Home (RITH)
  • domiciliary care
  • equipment prescription
  • home modification and adaptation
  • splinting and upper limb management
  • scar management
  • lymphoedema management
  • wheelchair assessment, prescription and training
  • stress management
  • cognitive/perceptual rehabilitation
  • aged care
  • physical rehabilitation
  • amputee rehabilitation
  • pain management
  • acute trauma
  • Well-Tel rehabilitation
  • care coordination (CCT).
Last Updated: 17/03/2023