NADO is a Western Sydney NDIS service provider that offers Occupational Therapy (OT) services to people with disability of all ages across Penrith, Blacktown, Mount Druitt and the Blue Mountains.
An Occupational Therapist can assist with enhancing skills of an individual that are necessary for them to function in everyday life and participate in activities that are meaningful to them. OT services are available for both clinic based and mobile bookings within your home or in the community. OT can assist clients to achieve their needs and goals by building their knowledge and skills, finding new ways to do activities or making changes to the environment, tasks or equipment to suit their needs.
Areas that our Occupational Therapy services can assist with include self-care tasks such as dressing or cooking, productivity tasks such as school, employment or care of others and leisure tasks such as play or socialising. Some other areas of specialty include social skills, sensory processing, self-regulation, motor skills, falls prevention, mobility, assistive equipment, home modifications and functional assessment.
Our OT services include:
- Equipment prescription
- Home modifications
- Functional and cognitive assessment
- Behavioral intervention
- Independent living skills
- Relationships and sexuality
- Mobility and safety
- Fine and gross motor skills
- School and employment support
- Sensory processing and self-regulation
- Fatigue management
Kimberley Thomas - Occupational Therapist
Ms Thomas completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at Edith Cowan University in Perth before moving to Sydney.
She has had a range of experience in public, private and hospital sectors and has also worked as a disability support worker.
Kim's special interest is in disability and she enjoys working with participant’s families and community to achieve the best therapy outcomes.