OT assessments provide evidence-based expert opinions; assess impairments and impacts; assess current and future care needs and caregiving ability; and identify interventions.
The role of an occupational therapist (OT) is deriving person-centred assessment on how an individual’s performance, engagement and participation in occupational roles may be limited due to an accident, disability or another factor.
At Prudence OT, industry changes such as the new CTP scheme we reported on previously implicate the importance of remaining up-to-date. Now we turn to the role of the solicitor in place of this new scheme.
At Prudence OT, we value the importance of the personal injury specialist in providing a medico-legal report that is up to date and aligned with industry changes. CTP changes have been implemented in an attempt to ensure that those injured in a motor vehicle accident (MVA) are compensated appropriately in accordance with their injury.
Having provided occupational therapy (OT) and IME reports to the personal injury market for over 20 years, Prudence OT (formerly Prudence Consulting) has to stay abreast of legislative changes within each state and territory in Australia. Here’s what we know about the latest CTP changes in NSW.
Chronic pain and depression commonly occur together. Here’s why depression shouldn’t be overlooked as a critical factor in pain management.
Both clinic assessments and screening in the home have their part in practice, so what is the best tool to use to collect outcome measures? While is it known we need to choose tools that are specific and sensitive to what we are attempting to measure, the debate surrounds what tools we need to use...
Recent changes to the NSW Workers Compensation Scheme are bringing return to work provisions into focus. Find out what the key changes are.
While a person suffering from pain may struggle to cope with everyday life, high doses of medications can lead to sedation, which may not help. Our latest article explores a range of non-drug treatments which can help to relieve pain and reduce dependence on medications.