Accessibility Assessment – assessment of the client’s environment (home, workplace, community) to identify barriers for mobility with ambulation and use of mobility devices such as cane, walkers, wheelchairs, scooters, etc.
ADL Reactivation – pre-vocational individualized program to help prepare clients for a successful transition back to the workplace following a lengthy absence due to injury or illness. The occupational therapist will assist in setting realistic and measurable goals for improvement in overall function and participation in activities of daily living (ADLs). Services are offered in either the client’s home, the clinic, in the workplace, or a combination of all three.
Cognitive and Mental Health Intake Assessment – The focus is on enabling individuals to work through the process of getting back to living following a diagnosis associated with a mental illness, psychological injury or mild traumatic brain injury. Getting back to living may include resuming self-care, leisure activities or other activities associated with productivity. Due to the variety, complexity and individuality of each client’s presentation, the treatment plan is developed based on the specific needs of the client. The Cognitive Intake Assessment, completed by the Occupational Therapist, is instrumental in establishing a successful rehabilitation plan.
Cognitive Functional Capacity Evaluation – considered an FCE with additional evaluation and consideration of cognitive, behavioral, and psychosocial factors that result following an acquired brain injury, neurological injury/condition or condition with cognitive deficits.(Available at Moncton location only)
Cognitive Job Analysis – An on-site analysis of a specific job that looks at the psychological and emotional demands of a job.
Ergonomic Assessment – A comprehensive look at an individual’s work environment, whether office or industrial, that looks to maximize the performance and well-being of the worker.
Functional Capacity Evaluation – An evaluation that measures the client’s strength, endurance, speed and flexibility as they relate to the job. (Available at Moncton location only)
Home Care Assessment – An assessment made by an occupational therapist that helps them understand the abilities and limitations of the client’s movement, self-care and homemaking abilities.
Job Site Analysis – An on-site analysis of a specific job that documents the physical demands of a position.
Job Matching – a file review to compare a client’s demonstrated functional abilities to the critical physical demands of the job in question. Pre-requirements: a recent Functional Capacity Evaluation report and a Job Site Analysis report.
Mental Health First Aid – Mental Health First Aid is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just like physical first aid is provided until medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate support is found or until the crisis is resolved. (Certification received through the Mental Health Commission of Canada) Call or email us to sign up for our next class!
Occupational Therapy Consultation – General assessment in which the occupational therapist will determine specific factors contributing to functional problems and make appropriate recommendations to assist in maximizing function.
The Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP) – A standardized and evidence based intervention delivered by trained rehabilitation professionals with expertise in the field of cognition and mental health services and of chronic pain conditions.
- A ten week intervention program, designed to target psychosocial risk factors for disability such as:
- Catastrophic thinking,
- Symptom exacerbation fears,
- Disability beliefs,
- Perceived injustice.
- Aimed to promote re-integration into life-role activities, increase quality of life, and facilitate return-to-work.
- Focusing on education and reassurance as well as skill building.
- Suitable for most chronic health conditions such as pain-related conditions, mental health conditions, PTSD, cancer survivors, etc.
- Considered to be one of the most cost effective approaches for reducing disability and fostering return to work.
Seating and Mobility – This service caters to people with mobility impairments and offers assessment, equipment trial and prescription, education and training in the following areas:
• Manual and power wheelchairs
• Seating and positioning (custom and off-the-shelf)
• Mobility and transfers
• Pressure care
• Home safety and accessibility
• Cognition and perception
• Participation in self-care, home management, social, leisure and community participation
Transferable Skills Analysis – Determination of possible job positions a person may fill if their previous position no longer exists in the local job market, or if they are no longer able to perform their last position (i.e. due to injury or illness). Suitable options are derived from current physical status and previous skills a person obtained through training and/or experience.
Workplace Risk Hazard Assessment – A tool for identifying risk factors in a workplace with the potential to cause injury, as well as recommending ways to eliminate or minimize the risk to boost performance and well-being.
Workplace Accommodation Assessment – A full review of the workplace to ensure that the client is being safely accommodated. An important tool for employers to show their commitment and caring for their staff.
Cognitive and Mental Health Rehabilitation Services – To commence the service a cognitive and mental health intake assessment is completed by an Occupational Therapist with expertise in the field of cognition and mental health services. The purpose of the assessment is to identify the individual’s occupational performance strengths and barriers. Based on the intake information a rehabilitation plan can be defined to enable the individual to get back to living. The individual will be classified into one of four levels of cognitive and/or mental health rehabilitation:
- Level 1 – Individual Occupational Therapy Sessions
- Level 2 – Individual Occupational Therapy Sessions with Kinesiology Sessions
- Level 3 – Work Readiness Program
- Level 4 – Gradual Return to Work
Multi-Disciplinary Pain Management Program – Delivered in partnership with the Atlantic Pain Clinic, Occupational Concepts offers a full-service rehab program for those with chronic pain. Coordinated by an experienced team of health professionals, clients receive a full evaluation and a custom active rehabilitation program.(Available at Moncton location only)
Return to Work Coordination – Rehab designed to enable you to safely return to work after an injury or illness. Includes an assessment, an on-site meeting with both employer and employee, and a plan to help you get back to living!
Disability Management Consultation – Consultation services provided to assist in reducing the negative impact of injury or illness on both employers and employees and to assist employees Get Back to Living within their work environment.
Workplace Accommodation – Assisting employers to meet their legislated duty to accommodate when faced with a request for temporary or permanent accommodation from an employee. The focus is to help guide the process in a manner that is best for all parties within the framework of applicable legislation (i.e. Human Rights).
Workplace Injury Analysis – An in-depth look at workplace injuries to provide employers with direction and means of justification for investing in specific areas of prevention to have the most cost effective impact. Analysis is conducted based on employer-specific statistics obtained from WorkSafeNB. Possible parameters include cost of claims, lost days, injury site (area of body), mechanism of injury (i.e. overexertion, slip and fall), and employee demographics.
Employer Training – Training programs geared toward helping employers to train key personnel in how to effectively manage disability in the workplace including workers’ compensation, insurance claims, working with injured/ill employees in the return to work process, etc… Training sessions can be tailored to the specific needs of the client.
Early and Safe Return to Work Program Development – Assisting employers to develop and implement an early and safe return to work program to reduce the human and financial costs of being off work due to an injury or illness. Service is tailored to the needs of the client but can include guidance in program development, supervisor training sessions, employee rollout sessions, and follow up support.
NIDMAR Certified Disability Management Audits: we have access to the consensus based disability management / return to work audit / assessment tools through a license agreement with the National Institute of Disability Management and Research (NIDMAR)