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Carlton Occupational Therapist

Carlton Occupational therapy at AHP Connect

At Carlton Occupational Therapist, our team of highly skilled occupational therapists specializes in delivering and upkeeping equipment and home modifications to create a safe and accessible environment that is perfectly suited for you. Our expertise lies in providing adaptive strategies that empower your independence and instill unwavering confidence, both within the confines of your home and in community settings. Our ultimate objective is to enable individuals to embrace life to the fullest extent possible, regardless of any challenges they may face.

What is Occupational therapy with ahp connect

Occupational therapy is a healthcare profession that prioritizes the needs and preferences of the individual. Through continuous assessments, occupational therapists aim to understand your capabilities, desired activities, existing limitations, goals, and motivations. They provide valuable advice and techniques to help you perform tasks more easily and safely. Working across various settings, occupational therapists prescribe devices that assist in accomplishing your desired activities. They ensure that these devices are utilized optimally to meet your specific needs. Moreover, occupational therapists play a crucial role in assisting patients with condition or injury management, helping them develop, recover, improve, and maintain the necessary skills for daily activities.

Reducing Environmental barriers

Occupational Therapy Services

We offer evidence-based occupational therapy services that can assist you in reaching your goals, improving your quality of life, boosting your social engagement, fostering independence, and promoting overall well-being.

Treatments and Services

OT Assessments

OT assessments review specific areas of a client's functioning and needs. This can include fine motor skills, sensory integration, executive functioning, and self care skills.

Assistive Technology

AT is any item, device, system, equipment or software that is used to help someone complete an activity or task that they would not be able to do otherwise.

Social Skills

Occupational therapists work to address barriers that impact a person's emotional, social, and physical needs by integrating social interaction into their daily routine.


OTs may assist with the return to home and work life through the development of new skills for daily living, such as household tasks and personal care.

Our services at AHP Connect

Questions And Answers

Occupational therapy focuses on enabling people to participate in daily activities. It helps people of all ages who have physical, sensory, or cognitive problems. 

There are a wide range of reasons why a person may benefit from occupational therapy including assistance to adjust to life after sustaining an injury, acquiring a short- or long-term illness or disability, or experiencing a major life adjustment that is impacting health and wellbeing. 

Your regular GP can help you decide whether an OT may help you, and can provide a referral.

Occupational therapy enables people to participate in everyday activities they find meaningful. These activities can include self-care, working, volunteering, and partaking in hobbies, interests, and social events. 

Occupational therapists can help with many areas of a child’s development. These areas include thinking, emotions, behaviour, sensory processing, social interactions, play, gross motor skills and fine motor skills. 

Working with an occupational therapist can helps kids play, improve their school performance, and aid in their participation of daily activities. In addition to this, it also boosts their self-esteem and sense of accomplishment.

Occupational therapists are trained to develop ways to help patients with pain, disability, illness, or injuries that are limiting their daily activities. 

An OT session with a registered healthcare provider will consist of

  1. Evaluation. 
  2. Determining if you are an ideal candidate for occupational therapy.
  3. Setting goals and creating a treatment plan. 


The therapeutic activities conducted and equipment used during occupational therapy will vary depending on a client’s unique circumstance.

Occupational therapists are trained to assist people to overcome various problems in order to live more independent lives. OTs are responsible for a wide range of duties and tasks related to patient care. This can include:

  • Evaluating a patient’s condition and needs. 
  • Developing treatment plans.
  • Assessing a patient’s home and/or work environment and recommending adaptations. 
  • Training patients and caregives to use specialised equipment. 
  • Assess and document progress for evaluation purposes. 

Occupational therapy can help when someone is having difficulty performing everyday tasks. 

The key benefits of occupational therapy are:

  • Improve range of motion and strength. 
  • Decrease pain. 
  • Obtain adaptive strategies and equipment. 
  • Improve visual skills. 
  • Home safety assessments. 
  • Caregiver training. 

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