Geriatric Service Profile

INFORMATION     REFERRALS     ASSESSMENTS     PRODUCTS     COSTS     LINKS

Sunshine Coast Occupational Therapy Inc. offers you an Occupational Therapist with a 15 years experience working in rehabilitation and geriatric care. Please refer to our biography page for additional specific information regarding our therapist.

Referrals are accepted by family, long term care facilities, hospitals, treatment centers, physicians and specialists and will be wait listed according to particular client's specific needs.

We see adults for assessment and consultation. Type of assessment(s) a client requires will be determined by referral information sent by referral source, and initial observations of client by Please refer to assessments for a complete listing of the type of occupational and physical therapy assessments provided by Sunshine Coast Occupational Therapy Inc. therapist.

Subsequent treatment may be in the form of direct occupational and/or physical therapy, training, or affiliate referral. Please refer to affiliates for additional information regarding affiliate referral.

Following initial assessment, our therapists will meet with you to review treatment recommendations and plan further interventions. Treatment duration will be determined in conjunction with referral source (family, physician, etc) with consideration given to ongoing treatment evaluation by referral source and therapist.

INFORMATION

Fall Questionnaire


REFERRALS

Referrals are accepted by parents, family, schools, employees, employers, WCB, ICBC, DVA, hospitals, treatment centers, physicians and specialists and will be wait listed according to particular client’s specific needs. Please see below a list of relevant data and necessary forms required for intake.

Type of assessment(s) a client requires will be determined by referral information sent by referral source, and initial observations of client by therapist and/or consultant. Please refer to assessments for a complete listing of the type of occupational and physical therapy assessments provided by Sunshine Coast Occupational Therapy Inc.

Subsequent treatment may be in the form of direct occupational and/or physical therapy, consultation, training, team meetings, workshops, or affiliate referral. Please refer to affiliates for additional information regarding affiliate referral. Following initial assessment, our therapists will meet with you (and client’s team if requested) to review treatment recommendations and plan further intervention. Treatment duration will be determined in conjunction with referral source (parent, teacher, employer etc).

As Sunshine Coast Occupational Therapy Inc. is an evidence based service, ongoing evaluation by therapist, in conjunction with discussion with referral source will determine treatment cessation.

Geriatric Referrals: please send all relevant medical reports in conjunction with the following form and fax or mail to us.
  • Referral to Occupational Therapy
  • ASSESSMENTS

  • Keilhoffner Model of Human Occupation
  • Folstein Mini Mental Status Exam
  • Developmental Test of Visual Perception (ages 11-74 years)
  • Functional Assessment for mobility, transfers, self care, community access,
        home renovations and modifications, and recreational pursuits
  • Scooter/Wheelchair assessments and road trials
  • Caregiver training for transfers and mobility
  • Equipment prescription and trials

  • For information on related workshops,
    please visit our workshops page.

    PRODUCTS

    Products available through Parsons Accessories For Daily Living (1-800-263-1281)

    KITCHEN
    BED & BATH
    MOBILITY
    FITNESS THERAPY
    AROUND THE HOUSE
    GARDENING


    Alternatively these products can be ordered
    through our local medichair store.

    #2 – 5679 Cowrie Street
    Sechelt, BC
    Phone: (604) 885-2734 Fax: (604) 885-2786
    www.medichair.ca

    COSTS

    Phase 1 - Assessment
       $500
       This includes: data intake, assessments, analysis, program design, reports, consultaion meeting
       with referral source, and intervention planning.

    Phase 2 - Intervention
       $100/hour
       This includes: program implementation, training, equipment trials, and team meetings.

    Phase 3 - Evaluation
       $100/hour
       This includes: re-assessments, and consultation.

    Sunshine Coast Occupational Therapy Inc. will cover costs of services including
    travel time, mileage, phone calls, emails, faxes etc.

    *Travel costs are supplementary for clients off the Sunshine Coast.

    LINKS

    Concord elevators
    Ramps and Disabled Access Building
    Scooter Tote

    FUNDING ORGANIZATIONS
    Disability Foundation
    Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities