Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy at Fabic

Occupational Therapy is an allied health profession that focuses on teaching skills for everyday living.

At Fabic, we offer Occupational Therapy services to support children and adults of all ages who may be facing challenges carrying out activities of daily living. Barriers to participation in these areas of life may be due to physical or cognitive challenges, developmental delay, ageing, injuries or surgery, and social and emotional issues.

These barriers may present as difficulty with:

  • Daily routines
  • Social skills
  • Play skills
  • Achieving developmental milestones
  • Responding to sounds, sights, touch, movement, tastes and smells
  • Fine motor skills involved in drawing, writing, manipulating lace/buttons/zips etc.
  • Engagement and learning in the classroom
  • Transitioning between activities and settings
  • Dealing with emotions and behaviours
  • Gross motor skills, to perform walking, running, playground and sporting activities
  • Standing, walking, running, sitting and/or hand-eye coordination
  • Self-care activities such as dressing, grooming, showering, meal preparation, feeding, toileting, sleep
  • Home safety
  • Accessing and participating in the community
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Engaging in work, study or productivity roles
  • Independence with daily living skills such as cooking, self-care, budgeting

Occupational Therapy Gold Coast

Fabic’s Occupational Therapy sessions are fun and engaging, and support both children and adults to function more independently each day, and develop a living quality that allows them to live their full potential.

Services offered:

  • Individual, family and/or group therapy
  • Parent, family and/or carer support
  • Support with mental health issues
  • Screening and assessments:
    • Activities of daily living
    • Home safety and modifications
    • Sensory processing
    • Handwriting proficiency
    • School readiness
    • Motor skills
    • Vocational assessment and job readiness
  • Environmental adaptations and modification
  • Equipment prescription
  • Educational workshops and seminars

Funding

Fabic Occupational Therapy services can be accessed via the following funding options:

  • Better Start for Children with Disability initiative
  • Helping Children with Autism (HCWA) package
  • Better Access to Mental Health Care initiative
  • Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) - General ATAPS and Child (0-12 years) Services
  • Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) - General and Mental Health Services
  • WorkCover Queensland

Individual Occupational therapy sessions available at:

  • Fabic clinic
  • Client's home, school, kindergarten or childcare centre
  • Via Skype

For more information or to book a consultation please contact Fabic.