Occupational Health focuses on how a diagnosis or condition is affecting a person’s functioning at school, at home or at work and enables a person to participate in their activities of everyday life.

Occupational therapy works with both adults and children and can address the following conditions:

  • Paediatric conditions
  • Sensory processing disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Down syndrome
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder
  • Learning or concentration difficulties
  • Developmental delay

Adult conditions

  • Cerebrovascular accident (stroke)
  • Acquired and traumatic brain injuries (tumours etc.)
  • Neurological conditions (Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Motor Neurone disease etc.)
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Dementia and cognitive difficulties
  • Hand injuries
  • Tendon and nerve injuries of the hand
  • Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis
  • Repetitive strain injuries of the hand (carpel tunnel syndrome, De Quervain’s tenosynovitis etc.)