Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a health profession aiming to promote wellbeing by enabling people to participate in the activities of everyday life such as self-care, leisure, independent living or work.

This may be achieved by building people’s skills and capacity, providing education, providing assistive equipment or modifying environments.

MNCLHD Occupational Therapy Departments provide services for inpatients and outpatients.

  • Medical Ward.
  • Surgical Ward.
  • Children’s Ward.
  • Stroke Unit.
  • Medical Assessment Unit.
  • Rehabilitation Wards.
  • Coronary Care Unit.
  • Intensive Care Unit.
  • Palliative Care.
  • Emergency Department.
  • Post-acute hospital care.
  • Paediatrics.
  • Day therapy.
  • Pre-admission orthopaedics.
  • Mid North Coast Cancer Institute.

People can request occupational therapy assistance themselves but please note, referral by a General Practitioner or clinical specialist is required for some services.


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