UNLIMIT-ED in the Home

UNLIMIT-ED in the Home

The home is where you should feel most comfortable and able to do the things you want and need to do. Our home-based Occupational Therapy services are aimed at assisting people with injury and illness to overcome obstacles that prevent them from having UNLIMIT-ED potential in their home.

Cleaning Assessments

Our cleaning assessment and re-education service aims to identify the physical, environmental, behavioural or equipment barriers that prevent people with injuries and illness from engaging in cleaning tasks. Specialists in helping you to complete cleaning tasks within your injury or illness limitations, our functional re-education sessions focus on equipment and techniques that minimise re-injury and pain.

 

Cleaning assessments can result in:

  • A recommendation for support services
  • A recommendation for equipment suited/designed for single-handed use
  • A recommendation for lightweight equipment/techniques that minimise/eliminate aggravating movements and postures

Personal Care Assessments

Our personal assessment and re-education service aims to identify the physical and environmental barriers that prevent people with injuries and illness from engaging in tasks such as showering, dressing and shopping. Specialists in helping you to achieve independence with even the most personal of tasks, our functional sessions focus on equipment and techniques that minimise re-injury and pain, and when required, recommend the provision of support services.

 

Personal care assessments may include assessment of:

  • Showering/toileting/dressing
  • Meal preparation
  • Shopping
  • Community access/travel

Bed/Mattress Assessments

Our bedding/mattress assessment and prescription service aims to make sleep and rest, comfortable and easy. With extensive knowledge of therapeutic bedding options, and strategies for safely and independently transferring in, and out of bed, our specialist team can recommend bedding options that meet your unique needs.

 

Bed/mattress recommendations can include:

  • Modifications to existing bed/mattress
  • Mattress replacement
  • Specialised bedding solutions

Seating Assessments

Our seating assessment and prescription service aims to make being at home and doing what’s important to you, comfortable and easy. With extensive knowledge of therapeutic seating options, and strategies for safely and independently transferring from sitting to standing, our specialist team can recommend seating that meets your unique needs.

 

Seating recommendations can include:

  • Modifications to existing seating
  • Static task seating
  • Electric recline/lift chairs

Home Modifications

Our home modification assessments aim to identify home hazards and modify the environment for individual abilities. With access to a range of specialist building contractors, we can propose a full scope of works and obtain quotes for completion of your home modification project.

 

Home modifications can include:

  • Grab rails and handrails
  • Ramps
  • Platform steps
  • Sensor lights
  • Minor bathroom modifications
  • Lever taps
  • Handheld showers
  • Removing shower screens
  • Removing shower hobs
  • Major bathroom modifications
  • Replacing baths with level access showers
  • Relocating fixtures and fittings

Need to contact us?

Our experienced team works throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria.