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Welcome to Live-Able


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Welcome to Live-Able


HELPING yOU tO lIVE wITH cONFIDENCE.

Live-Able is a private Occupational Therapy and rehabilitation services provider based in Cairns. The practice delivers a range of injury management, aged care, comprehensive rehabilitation and disability services.

Our goal is to improve our client’s independence, promote recovery and enhance people’s ability to engage in activities of everyday life. Our specialty services include home based therapy, cognitive rehabilitation, return to work services and equipment prescription. We also offer driving assessments, vehicle modification advice and driver rehabilitation to help clients drive safely. 

 

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY hELPS mE …

 
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About Live-Able


About Live-Able


Live-Able Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Services was established
in 2013 and offers community based therapy services in the Cairns region.

OUR STAFF

Our Managing Director, Belinda Harris is a Queensland trained Occupational Therapist who is passionate about helping clients explore ways to live well and enjoy their lives. She has a special interest in enhancing the quality of life for older Australians to enable them to live happily, productively and independently in their senior years.

Belinda graduated from the University of Queensland in 2004 and has consolidated her occupational therapy skills in multiple areas including hospital, community and vocational settings.  Belinda has extensive experience providing claims management (both clinical and technical advice) with one of Australia's leading insurers. This role provided Belinda with a unique insight into effectively managing injured clients from a rehabilitation perspective and the importance of supporting clients navigating the claims maze. Belinda provides consultancy services in vocational rehabilitation and performs workplace assessments, develops suitable duties programs, provides case management services, vocational assessments and vocational counselling.  In addition to this, Belinda is a qualified Driving Assessor.

OUR APPROACH

We strive to understand and meet the unique requirements of our clients and referring organisations. We explain processes, offer information and provide meaningful interventions that achieve results. The practice has evolved through our commitment to supporting clients to find practical and effective solutions that fit their lifestyle. 

 

REFERRALS

Private referrals from clients and family members are always welcome.

We are registered service providers for:

  • Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurers
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA)
  • WorkCover
  • Medicare (Chronic Disease Management)
  • Private Health Funds
  • Vehicle Options Subsidy Scheme (VOSS)
  • Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme (MASS)
  • Aids and Equipment for Community Access (CAEATI)

WE HELP YOU WITH THE IMPORTANT THINGS IN LIFE

  • Eating and drinking.
  • Bathing, dressing and personal care.
  • Kitchen and household tasks.
  • Seating, sleeping and comfort.
  • Safety and health management.
  • Recreation, leisure and sports.
  • Office, workplace and school participation.
  • Moving, driving and riding.

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Services


Services


LIFE AT HOME

  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Self care training
  • Life skills training
  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Specialised equipment
  • Wheelchairs and seating
  • Home assessment – safety reviews, falls prevention and home modifications
  •  Carer support and training
  • Case Management
  • Manual handling plans 

LIFE AT WORK

  • Initial needs assessments
  • Workplace Visits
  • Pre-Employment Screening
  • Ergonomic / workstation assessments
  • Vocational Assessment / Transferrable Skills Assessments
  • Return to work services
  • Suitable Duties Plans
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations

LIFE ON THE ROAD

  • Fitness to drive assessments
  • Driver rehabilitation
  • Vehicle modifications
  • Senior Drivers
  • Drivers with disabilities
  • Learner drivers requirements
  • Mobility scooter and powered wheelchair advice

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What We Do


What We Do


1.     ASSESS

We focus on your strengths and look for opportunities.

We listen to you. Your goals are our focus.

We develop a trusting relationship with you and respect your needs. 

2.     TREAT

We search for the best solutions needed now and in future.

We provide effective and research based treatment to help you at home, work or in community living.

We can recommend services, equipment or changes to your environment to help you live with greater confidence.

3.     HELP

Cope with changes to your mind and body.

Achieve your life goals.

Plan for the future.

Give you choice and more freedom.

4.     OUR COMMITMENT

Timely contact to arrange appointments.

Consistent communication between key stakeholders.

Realistic recommendations offered.

Quick turnaround for reports 

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Contact Us


Contact Us


GET IN TOUCH

Telephone: 07 4032 0438
Fax: 07 4027 9208
Email: reception@liveableot.com.au 
Office location: Unit 6, 120 Anderson Street MANUNDA Qld 4870

Referrals to: Belinda Harris      Healthlink – belindah

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OFFICE HOURS

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:30 pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:00 pm 

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