Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapists work with people of all ages who have physical, mental or social problems because of an accident, illness or ageing. They enable people to engage in activities that are meaningful to them and make a difference to their lives. This programme is intended for people who wish to become eligible to apply for registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Health Professions Council.

Our Occupational therapy (OT) is a holistic which aims to promote health by enabling individuals to perform meaningful and purposeful activities across the lifespan. Our Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants are professionals we provide treatments to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills of our patients with a physical, mental and developmental condition.Our Occupational therapy is a client-centered practice in which the client has an integral part in the therapeutic process. Our occupational therapy process includes an individualized evaluation during which the client/family and our therapists determine the individual’s goals; a customized intervention to improve the person’s ability to perform daily activities and reach his/her goals; and an outcomes evaluation to monitor progression towards meeting the client’s goals. Our Occupational therapy interventions focus on adapting the environment, modifying the task, teaching the skill, and educating the client/family in order to increase participation in and performance of daily activities.

Our clinic is up-to-date with the latest technology. The treatment methods include:
Fluidotherapy Machines – dry heat
Parafin Bath – moist heat
Hot and cold packs
Iontophoresis – a non-invasive application of medication
Galvanic Electrical Stimulation – electrical current to reduce swelling
Ultrasound – used to create a thermal effect
Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation (TENS) – electrical interruption of the pain cycle
Various kinds of upper extremity splinting
The clinic also has the capability of simulating most activities that a patient needs to perform during work or at home.