Services

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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

We are registered providers for the following supports:

  • Therapy supports (Occupational Therapy)
  • Support Co-ordination
  • Specialist Support Co-ordination

 Daily function

Assessment and intervention for:

  • Activities of daily living re-training – remedial, compensatory or with assistive devices
  • Cognition – assessment & rehabilitation
  • Upper limb re-training

We strive to maximise our client’s potential to participate in their everyday activities, assist them to regain independence and restore quality of life.

Community living

  • Equipment prescription and applications  
  • Home modifications including referrals to Home Assist/Secure
  • Vehicle modification recommendations for client’s with a disability (both passenger and driver) 
  • Taxi subsidy applications and disability parking permit applications
  • Referrals/linking to appropriate community organisations

Rehabilitation

We are able to provide rehabilitation services to provide intensive, in-home therapy that is tailored to meet our client’s goals.  We also liaise with appropriate health professionals and service providers to design an appropriate rehabilitation treatment plan.

EHTS provides Occupational Therapy services to senior clients in the community including:

  • Recipients of Department of Veteran’s Affairs entitlements
  • Clients accessing MyAgedCare services

Services offered include:

  • Falls prevention
  • Home modifications
  • Equipment and assistive device prescription
  • Driver screening and/or comprehensive driving assessment (particularly for clients over the age of 75 who require yearly medicals)
  • Oedema management
  • Compensatory techniques or methods for completing activities of daily living

We are also experienced in the delivery of Occupational Therapy services to aged care facilities in the Townsville and surrounding regions including:

  • Cognitive stimulation
  • Oedema management
  • Equipment prescription
  • Staff training – manual handling, equipment

EHTS offer specialist services in driving assessment, rehabilitation and vehicle modification for people with medical, age or disability related difficulties that impact on their ability to drive a vehicle.  EHTS can offer short screening services to comprehensive assessment and reporting depending on the purpose of referral and the client’s need.   

A driver assessment is appropriate for diagnoses including but not limited to:

  • Congenital health condition (spina bifida, Cerebral Palsy)
  • Aged (75+)
  • Acquired brain injury
  • Spinal injury
  • Amputation
  • Stroke
  • Other neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis or Motor Neuron Disease
  • Work related injuries
  • Mental health
  • Intellectual impairment

Employers appreciate the value of having a healthy workplace and preventing injury before it occurs; and as such, this can minimise costs and increase productivity in the workplace.

EHTS can provide the following services in the workplace:

  • Injury prevention, management and rehabilitation
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Functional capacity evaluations (WorkHab protocol)
  • Pre-employment screening and
  • Manual handling training

At EHTS, we are able to provide third party case management services ensuring that a client’s care is co-ordinated, seamless and achieving expected goals.

We are able to provide consultative services for expert advice in our speciality fields as required.

A medico-legal assessment and report may be required for cases or claims with:

  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Compulsory Third Party insurers
  • Public liability and
  • Medical/Professional negligence

The medico-legal assessment is a thorough assessment that determines a client’s level of function post-injury.  It takes into consideration both personal and domestic activities of daily living and how these have been impacted by injury and/or loss.

A comprehensive report can then be supplied providing information and recommendations on:

  • Pre injury and current functional status
  • Pre injury occupational status (personal, domestic and community)
  • Functional capacity
  • Home environment including environmental barriers to independent function
  • Equipment, assistive devices and/or technology
  • Care needs – personal, domestic and therapy

EHTS is able to provide meticulous assessment and reports for all medico-legal purposes; prepared in accordance with the Expert Witness Code of Conduct.

Service regions
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Based in Townsville, our practice provides clinics and services to the following areas:

  • Townsville including Northern Beaches
  • Ayr
  • Bowen
  • Airlie Beach/Cannonvale
  • Proserpine
  • Mackay/Sarina
  • Ingham
  • Cardwell
  • Cairns
  • The Atherton Tablelands
  • Charters Towers
  • Richmond/Hughenden
  • Innisfail/Tully