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Departments

Occupational Therapy

About us

The Occupational Therapy Department aims to provide accessible and timely specialist care and services to patients of Austin Health.

Occupational therapists are trained to assist people to overcome limitations caused by injury, illness, psychosocial difficulties or the effects of ageing. The goal of the occupational therapist is to assist each individual to attain optimal independence, maximising personal productivity and enhancing quality of life.

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Austin Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities.