Corner Brook Occupational Therapy
Our Corner Brook Occupational Therapy department works closely with the multidisciplinary healthcare team. The Occupational Therapist is an important profession in assisting return to activities of daily living following an injury, when living with an illness, or as one progresses through the natural aging process. Adrienne Oliver has experience in many areas of private practice and is passionate about her work.
- The Occupational Therapist offers a range of Occupational Therapy services including:
- Clinic-Based Occupational Rehabilitation
- Worksite Occupational Rehabilitation
- Functional Capacity Evaluations
- Ergonomic Assessments
- Home Assessments
- Progressive Goal Attainment Program
In providing Occupational Therapy services to clients/patients, the Occupational Therapist is able to consult and collaborate with members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team which includes the Physician, Physiotherapists, Massage Therapists, and Chiropractors in order to offer the best, client-centred care.
The Occupational Therapist at the Corner Brook clinic provides detailed and thorough assessment reports to referrers such as worker’s compensation, case managers, employers, or clients/patients. As is specific to each case, the report of assessment may outline specific recommendations for adaptive devices, task modification, home modification, rehabilitative exercises, or return to return to work plans
Recommendations are based on the client’s specific needs and occupational performance issues. The Occupational Therapist may liaise with employers, caregivers, or other healthcare providers involved in the client’s care to ensure coordinated planning and continuity of care.
Experience and Training
The Occupational Therapist has experience working with individuals with physical injuries, mental illness, and cognitive disabilities. The Occupational Therapist is trained in the Matheson system for Functional Capacity Evaluation and Ergonomic Assessment and strives to continue furthering her education surrounding the latest Occupational Therapy approaches.
The Occupational Therapist travels throughout the western region to provide Occupational Therapy service at all Health and Performance Centre clinics, in individuals’ homes, and in workplaces.
The staff at the Stephenville clinic are helpful, friendly, and make the process of initiating and receiving Occupational Therapy services a smooth experience. The Corner Brook clinic is equip with appropriate assessment and exercise equipment to provide services and we pride ourselves on offering a professional, welcoming, and respectful environment to clients/patients.