Occupational therapists assist people to develop or regain skills needed for the activities (or occupations) of daily living. Occupations might include self-care, leisure, independent living or work activities.
Occupational therapists promote participation in daily occupations by building people’s skills and capacity, providing education, providing assistive equipment and modifying environments.
MNCLHD Occupational Therapy Departments provide services for inpatients and outpatients.
Inpatient services are established to cover:
Acute geriatric evaluation & management
Medical Assessment Unit
Outpatient services include:
Post acute hospital care
Referral is required from a General Practitioner or Clinical Specialist, other treating health practitioner.