Work is complex and dependent on the unique characteristic of the person, the environment, and the task(s). Occupational Therapy is a therapeutic process of maximizing a person’s function in their environment using grounded theory in Person-Environment-Occupation scientific models. Functional Assessments, Job Site Analysis, Cognitive Assessments, Ergonomic Assessments, and Job Matching are some of the services we use to help break barriers at the work.
Completed by an experienced occupational therapist certified in Newfoundland and Labrador, a home ergonomic assessment can be completed onsite or virtually using video teleconference platforms.
Completed by an experienced occupational therapist certified in Newfoundland and Labrador, an office ergonomic assessment (also known as workstation review) is an assessment of the workstation to ensure a proper fit with the worker.
Similar to the Office Ergonomic Assessment but in a service related field or manufacturing area.
Involves a review of an existing Repetitive Strain Injury Prevention Program and recommendations for improvement or a complete development of an RSIP Program tailored to the employers needs. The occupational therapist will provide valuable insight into the areas of injury prevention policies and also rehabilitation using return to work programs.
A visual and auditory presentation to a group of employees for the purpose of educating main risk factors of back injury. The seminar usually takes about 1.5 hours and covers spine and musculature anatomy, risk factors, and proper lifting body mechanics.
An occupational therapist is knowledgeable when it comes to assistive devices such as wheelchairs. Comfort, Fit, and Use are critical for the right prescription.
Are you having difficulty accessing your shower, kitchen, front entrance? You may even qualify for a grant to help with modifications.
Are you having difficulty competing normal activities of daily living? Putting on socks? cooking meals? An ADL assessment might provide you with solutions for becoming more independent.
Certified occupational therapists are university-trained, regulated healthcare professionals whose unique training enables them to understand not only the medical and physical limitations of a disability or injury, but also the psycho-social factors that affect an individual’s ability to function independently. Their approach is based on research that proves that an individual’s ability to engage in occupation increases health and well-being.