Archive for June, 2016

Scoping review of best practice home modifications service delivery complete

“Home modifications change everything. If I did not have all my things adapted, I could not do anything and would need daily help.” Heywood, F (2001) In 2015 -2016 the ILC and the Curtin University School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, in partnership with WA Home and Community Care (HACC), conducted a scoping review […]

What exactly is occupational therapy?

I first came across the occupational therapy (OT) profession as a 22-year-old when I worked in a hospital in Melbourne. To be completely honest I had no idea what the profession was and how occupational therapists helped people. I remember going to one of the sections of the hospital and I could smell something tasty […]