At Home Occupational Therapy Services is a mobile service that visits people within North Brisbane.
Professional | Occupational Therapist | Brisbane
At Home Occupational Therapy was established by Stephanie Channon, a sole practioner with over 13 clinical years experience.
Providing services across the lifespan, At Home Occupational Therapy Services can provide tailored services to clients aged 18 years to the elderly in their homes, local community and workplaces. Responding to the needs of people with varied health conditions, injuries and disabilities, Stephanie is committed to working with clients and their families to achieve their goals for independence.
Stephanie understands the unique needs of individuals, and enjoys helping clients to live confident, happy and independent lives.
As a sole practitioner, Stephanie provides a highly personalised service, working in partnership with clients, their carers and/or family members.
Principal Occupational Therapist
Stephanie graduated with a Masters of Occupational Therapy at the University of Queensland in 2007, and also has a Bachelor of Human Services from Griffith University in 2004.
Stephanie is skilled and knowledgeable Occupational Therapist with over 13 years clinical experience working in a broad range of clinical settings including disability, rehabilitation, aged care and case management. She has spent several years working in hospitals and in the community, providing client centered OT services to people of all ages with a wide range of health conditions. Having worked in this roles has provided Stephanie with experience in assessment and intervention for people with complex needs following illness, injury or disability. Stephanie has extensive experience and skills in assistive technology (aids and equipment) and home modifications.
Stephanie is registered with APRHA and a member of Occupational Therapy Australia.
Stephanie is married with three young children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, reading and drinking tea!
Home - based Occupational Therapy Services, Brisbane North.
NDIS, Assessment & Private Aged Care Services
At Home Occupational Therapy Services provides quality services to clients and carers by providing them with personalised and professional care they deserve.
At Home Occupational Therapy Services offers a range of Occupational Therapy services including
(but not limited to):
Comprehensive in-home assessments to assist in identifying needs and support requirements with respect to Activities of Daily Living and Functional Capacity. These include (but not limited to):
NDIS Functional Capacity Assessments
Home and safety assessments
Assessments for assistive technology and home modifications
Assessment, trial and prescription of aids and equipment needs ranging from low cost to complex wheelchair and seating. AT or daily adaptive equipment can support people to improve their independence, increase functional capacity and ensure safety when performing of daily living tasks. These may include:
Electric lift recliners
Pressure reducing cushions & mattresses
Basic & powered wheelchairs
Assessment and recommendation of the home environment.
Consultation and clinical recommendations provided on minor home modifications such as grab rails, threshold ramps and hand held shower hoses. Joint builder visits, liaison with tradespeople and architects available to consult on more complex home modifications such as kitchen, bathroom or external access solutions. Preparation of comprehensive reporting and floor plans available.
Education & Training
Information, education and training services to support independent living.
Education & support pre and post hospital admission
Pain and fatigue management
Manual handling training for carers
Activities of daily living retraining following injury or illness such as meal preparation, budgeting and money handling, developing and implementing daily routines, accessing and using public transport, developing skills for volunteers or paid work.
Who We Work With
At Home Occupational Therapy Services working with adults from 18 years to the elderly, focusing on assistive technology and home modifications.
Stephanie has clinical experience working with people with a large range of health conditions.
She specialises in working with those with physical and neurological disabilities including (but not limited to);
Multiple Scelrosis, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Huntington's Disease, Stroke, Spinal Cord Injuries, and Muscular Dystrophy. Stephanie is also experienced in supporting those with other chronic health conditions such as scolerdermia, arthritis, chronic pain, and diabetes. She can provide tailored OT services to people with orthopaedic conditions such as upper and lower limb amputations, pre and post hip and knee replacement.
Having worked in both hospital and community settings, Stephanie is knowledgeable and experienced in providing education, assistive technology and home modifications to the elderly and those at risk of falls/ have balance issues, pressure injuries and other age related conditions such as dementia, cancer and palliative care.
At Home Occupational Therapy is based in Kedron and services the Northside of Brisbane.
Services may be provided outside this upon request.
Travel fees are charged for home visits. Travel for NDIS participants is charged according to the current NDIS Price Guide.
Services from At Home Occupational Therapy may be funded in the following ways:
Home Care Packages
Medicare/ Chronic Disease Management Program
Department of Veteran Affairs
Private Health Insurance