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Information for GP’s, Consultants and other Health Professionals

Lorena can come to your work place to discuss any potential patient’ s case and provide you with information about the benefits of referring a patient to our practice.

When should you consider an occupational therapy referral for your patient?

 If your patient, for example:

  • Needs assistance in Activities of Daily living (ADL) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL).
  • Is adapting to new disability (i.e. after stroke, spinal cord injury, hip fracture, or trauma).
  • Displays poor awareness of his or her environment and limited judgment about safety or has a history of falls.
  • Is having difficulties going out.
  • Requires assessment of the home environment for safety or poor accessibility due to a new condition.
  • Needs new adaptive equipment, aids or training in the use of new equipment at home, at work or in the community.
  • Wants to return to work after some injury or recent diagnosis.
  • Is complaining of difficulties or lack of interest engaging in leisure activity.
  • Is returning home after a long hospitalization.
  • Is experiencing some memory or attention problems.
  • Is feeling sad or depressed with no motivation to do the activities he or she used to.

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