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Occupational Therapy - Tralee Primary Care Teams

Role of the Primary Care Occupational Therapist:

  • Functional assessments at home
  • Recommendations re housing/environmental adaptations
  • Advice re local authority grant system/OT functional reports
  • Advice and provision of specialist and enabling equipment to optimise safety/independence **
  • Wheelchair assessment and seating provision
  • Advice for pressure relief relevant to seating
  • Assessments for hoists and other manual handling equipment provision
  • Carer advice and support
  • Onward referral to Occupational Therapy Specialists as required e.g. paediatrics, specialised seating units (e.g. Enable Ireland)

*The provision of assistive equipment and environmental adaptations can increase a person's ability to perform valued activities of daily living.
*The type of equipment required depends on the person's needs and advice of the local Occupational Therapist should be sought.
**You must be a medical card holder to avail of equipment.

Contact us:

Contact: 066 7199708

 

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