If either you, your patient or client are having difficulty with activities of daily living due to either physical, cognitive or emotional difficulties, we are here to help.
Through the LDOT procedure we ensure that your patients or clients needs are being met, and the documentation for medical and legal or insurance purposes that is required, is timely, accurate and complete.
Please call us directly at either of our two locations Hamilton: 905-481-1122 or Toronto/Woodbridge: 416-907-6287 so we can communicate with you about your goals.
Occupational Therapy (OT) in Home
We work with the individual to determine the physical, cognitive and emotional impairments that affect the client`s function within the home. Recommendations can range from a few assistive devices to a complex program to help a person gain independence doing their normal activity of daily living.
OT Assistant Programming
Our Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA) work alongside client’s health care team to provide 1-on-1 treatment that is specifically designed for the individual. OTA program goals as described by the client and the rehab team with a client centered approach.
Work Site Assessment
Both physical tasks and non-physical/cognitive requirements are assessed when considering the position of work placement. These two elements are measured in order to establish return to work goals or determine whether the position remains to be fit for the client post-injury.
Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP)
The Progressive Goal Attainment Program ( PGAP®) is designed to prevent or reduce the severity of disability that can arise following injury or illness by providing individuals with a tool set that assists them in progressing with life.
Client’s interests, education and experiences are assessed to determine transferable skills. Labour Market Research and/or additional education are all considered. Position tolerance, pain levels and ability to focus are examples of areas assessed to help determine the vocational fit.
OnTrack program designed to help youth who have experienced severe injury by providing access to a range of supportive personal and vocational services. The goal of this multi-disciplinary program supporting youth through key life experiences to help get “On Track” .
CBTI - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Insomnia
Insomnia is the single most commonly reported health problem in adults, and is often related or co-exists with reports of depression and /or anxiety, Chronic pain, PTSD, and other disorders. What we also know, is the stress to fall asleep can mount…
Cambridge Brain Sciences (CBS) Assessment
Cambridge Brain Sciences (CBS) uses the latest technology and scientific data to offer a step by step assessment which allows for insight to be gathered without therapy staff being present in their home environment. – only a few minutes each.
(cFCE) Cognitive Behavioural Functional Capacity Evaluation
The Cognitive/Behavioural FCE is the next logical step in functional capacity evaluations. A Physical FCE examines only physical capacities, and ignores the cognitive and emotional ones that are often real barriers to returning to the workforce. Known as PGAP.
(pFCE) Physical Functional Capacity Evaluation
Following an injury, physical limitations may exist immediately or develop over time. Establishing the client’s safe maximum abilities once the benefits of physical rehabilitation have plateaued, an FCE is ideal for further planning and goal setting.
(gFCA) Global Functional Capacity Assessment
This assessment- as the name suggests – assesses global physical, cognitive and emotional functional capacity that one might need to perform a specific job or any job in general. It is known as Global Functional Capacity Assessment (gFCE).
Concussion Rehabilitation Program
Based on Parkwood Hospital’s concussion program; tailored for those experiencing interruption of daily function due to post-concussion related symptoms. This program monitors activity to increase safely while allowing the brain to heal.
Home Adaption Services
Home Adaption Services consist of helping person(s) adapt their home to make it safe, and functional for all who live there including:
- Ageing in place – one time flat rate screening assessments – then only pay for the services you want
- Suggest no hassle solutions – for yourself or your family members
- A team of experienced Occupational Therapists working with all involved.
- Maintain a list of vetted Contractors who have proven experience in the accessibility field
- Follow-up until post adaptation assessment
- Can suggest funding source contacts
- Refer OT treatment as necessary to maintain level of independence
- Refer other services such as PSW, home based physio and speech language pathology, making treatment seamless and efficient.
LDOT Consulting also known as Supported Quality Practice – “SQPR”, provides personal and professional Occupational Therapy consultation or education support. Supervision is uniquely tailored to your or your organization’s needs, within the framework of your organization, or personal portfolio.
We engage in a collaborative approach to OT supervision, which relies on honest and open communication underpinned by trust and a non-judgmental approach to ensure the best supervision for you and your service.
- Support and supervision for newly graduated OT’s
- Supervision before general Registration
- Support for setting up a new practice or service
- Clinical supervision for sole charge therapists or therapist with no clinical supervisor
- Service for employers of Occupational Therapists who need clinical supervision, quality assurance and staff evaluations completed
- Initial consultation complementary
- In person, by phone or Skype