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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Experienced Professional Support

Our team of Occupational Therapists specialise in working with adults. Working closely with individuals to identify their goals and assist them to participate in activities of everyday living. Our team has extensive experience across a broad range of injuries, illnesses and disabilities including (but not limited) to the following:

Stroke/ CVA, TIA

Multiple sclerosis (MS)

Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

Parkinson’s Disease

Spinal cord injury

Acquired Brain injury

Chronic regional pain syndrome

Cerebral Palsy

Spina Bifida

Down Syndrome

Huntington’s Disease

NDIS Participants

Our OT’s work with their clients to achieve their goals for participation, independence and well-being. As an NDIS provider, Nouvita can support your NDIS plan with:

Assistive technology

Home modifications

Capacity building

Improved daily living assessments and subsequent recommendations

Consultations for physical and cognitive disabilities

Supported Independent Living (SIL) assessments

Aged Care

As people age, they can find it increasingly harder to maintain their independence and to continue enjoying the activities they once did. Our team can evaluate each person and determine what changes they need to make both in themselves and their homes, in order to continue enjoying their independence.

Our OT's have all the equipment and skill-sets they need to carry out in home treatments of any type. Including:

 

Home modifications

Specialised Equipment prescription

Home rehabilitation

Falls prevention

Home environmental assessment

Structural modification

Specialised seating/ wheelchair prescription

Scooter & mobility assessment and training

Palliative care

Chronic pain management

Stroke & neurological rehabilitation

Driving assessment & rehabilitation

Home access & vehicle assessments

Links to community facilities & resource

Bathroom modification review/application

Access solutions

Pressure care

Pressure cushion

Pressure mattress

Pressure area care

Electric bed and chair prescription/review

Dementia Care & Planning

BRONWYN CHANDLER

Occupational Therapist 

Having graduated with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) from the University of Newcastle in 2007,

Bronwyn has over 15 years of experience working with clients in the Hunter region living with a Spinal cord injury (SCI) traumatic, non-traumatic and aging-related.

 

Bronwyn has gained her clinical skills and experience by working in the medical rehabilitation ward at the John Hunter Hospital along with many years working in the community at both the Hunter Spinal Injury service and other private practices. 

Bronwyn has worked with clients at all stages of life helping to provide NDIS assessments, reporting, and therapies to help them achieve their goals. 

Bron is well respected by her peers for her experience and expertise in prescribing complex and non-complex equipment and assisting clients with their community access and home modification requirements. 

Bronwyn is passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of her clients.

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