Shelley and Felicity have both worked in paediatrics, physical and neurological rehabilitation as well as with insurance and medico-legal assessments and vocational rehabilitation since qualifying in 1989 and 1992 respectively. They have also presented at workshops, seminars and lectures.
Occupational Therapy intervention may include adaptation of tasks or the environment to achieve maximum participation and independence and to enhance quality of life.
The Occupational Therapist plays a significant role in medico-legal, medical negligence and disability insurance assessments, by commenting on a client's physical, functional, and vocational compromise arising from disability or injury. Functional capacity evaluations, work capacity evaluations and job analysis further highlight a worker's abilities and limitations, and form a necessary component of the return to work process. Work site consultations may in addition to the above be required to identify environmental accessibility; and for assistance with job re-alignment, job modifications, and reasonable accommodations to enable workers with disabilities to enjoy equal employment opportunities....more
Broughton and Jonck is a general therapy practice and provides for a range of rehabilitation needs including paediatric and adult rehabilitation. The therapists at Broughton and Jonck have a range of interests, including functional capacity evaluations, sensory integration and neurodevelopmental therapy.
Therapy with children is aimed at making the most of each child's potential ability by involving them in enjoyable, purposeful activity and structured play, in order to increase their independence at school and home....more