About Us

Appointments

Home visits for adults living in Canberra, Queanbeyan, and nearby areas.

Call, send us an email, or use our web enquiry form.
 

Fees

Assisting NDIS participants with Plan or Self Managed funding.

 
 
Servicing private clients, Home Care Package holders, and providing My Aged Care - CHSP services.
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Registered with Medicare and a range of private health insurers.

 
 
Contact your funding body to confirm rebates and fee coverage for our services.

 
 
 
 

Who We Are

Our therapists are highly experienced, and have worked in a number of government agencies throughout their careers.
 
This means we know how to navigate the array of local network of community and government supports for our clients.

Joanne Kinsella
Director and Senior Occupational Therapist

Joanne has a strong interest in assisting older people to stay safe and well at home.
She is especially interested in housing design to prevent falls and maintain safety and independence.

Joanne is highly qualified and experienced in home modifications and can advise on Ageing in Place design, dementia friendly environments, all kinds of home modifications designs, and public building access.
She is a qualified Livable Housing Guidelines Assessor and is Home Modifications Australia member.

Joanne is a certified LiFE falls prevention program practitioner.

Joanne is also a COPE dementia support program practitioner, able to support people with dementia and their families to adapt and manage changes in abilities and behaviours related to dementia.

Sherelle
Occupational Therapist
Sherelle has a strong interest in assisting older people to maintain quality of life living at home.
She has worked with older people at home and in nursing homes, and is especially knowledgable about vision impairment.

Sherelle is very knowledgeable about the little things in life, and has great advice about assistive aids and techniques that can help with personal care, meal times, and moving about at home.
She can also help adapt a wide array of hobbies for people with impaired dexterity and low vision!

Sherelle is a certified LiFE falls prevention program practitioner.

Sherelle is also a COPE dementia support program practitioner, able to support people with dementia and their families to adapt and manage changes in abilities and behaviours related to dementia.

Yvonne
Occupational Therapist
Yvonne has a keen interest in assisting older people to maintain safety and independence at home.

Yvonne has worked with older people at home and in hospital, where she helped establish OT services for the emergency department, and went on to hold a clinical educator's role.

Yvonne is very knowledgeable about home modifications and assistive technology.

Services Available

We are hiring!

If you are an Occupational Therapist looking to strengthen your expertise in working with older people, we’d like to hear from you!

We're looking for a permanent, full time Occupational Therapist. Part time hours may also be considered.
This would be a great role for an early-career (not new grad) OT seeking their next career step, or an experienced OT looking to specialise in services for older people.
 
You’ll be providing a range of OT services for older people including:

  • Falls prevention
  • Assistive technology
  • Home modifications
  • Simple functional assessment
  • Dementia interventions

There is opportunity help develop innovative clinical programs either in conjunction with other allied health services, or as standalone OT services.
 
What we offer:
We really reward our team for their hard work, expertise, and commitment!

  • Above Award pay + annual bonus for the right person
  • Flexible working hours
  • Administration support and allied health assistant
  • Small, supportive team with a focus on professional development
  • Manage your case load numbers and your time as you see fit
  • Diverse case load and range of clinical OT services - have a say in referral allocation
  • Opportunity to deliver occasional community / referrer in-services, and represent us at expo and industry events
  • Strong connections with local allied health services, equipment suppliers and builders - we're proudly part of our local community
  • Wide, secure referral network
  • Work mobile phone
  • Pool car / payment of Vehicle Allowance for work-related use of your own car
  • Paid leave to attend professional development activities
  • Clinical supervision
  • We are a tech-savvy practice
  • Free parking, beautiful suburban office near shopping centre

We can support you to gain clinical qualifications in relevant areas e.g. home modifications, falls prevention, manual handling, upper limb therapy, oedema management, and dementia interventions.

Experience, qualifications and skills required:
We're known for our expertise, high level of customer service, and ability to get things done! If you have the basics, we can support you to develop the rest:

  • Min. 3 years’ relevant clinical experience
  • Interest in participating in professional development in this field of practice
  • Experience delivering core OT interventions in a community setting: prescribing minor home modifications, prescribing a range assistive equipment (complex wheelchairs and manual handling not necessary), writing reports for funding bodies / providing clinical justification
  • Strong critical thinking and reflective practice skills
  • Experience working in a private practice or non-government setting
  • Excellent computer skills, ability to learn new software quickly
  • Professional communication skills
  • Able to use initiative, work autonomously and efficiently
  • Friendly and approachable, able to get along within a small team, with a good sense of humour!

You will also need:

  • Your own car and a Class C driver licence
  • Degree (or recognised equivalent) in Occupational Therapy and unconditional registration with AHPRA
  • Permanent Australian residency or citizenship (we are not able to sponsor)
  • National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Vulnerable People card (or willing to obtain)

 
Give us a call if you would like to know more!