Occupational therapy - children

Occupational Therapists in the Child and Family Health service work with children from birth up to 14 years of age who have conditions impacting the performance of daily activities. This may include difficulties with school or preschool productivity, play and recreation, or self- care.

 

What is occupational therapy?

Occupational Therapy may assist in the following areas:

  • developmental skills
  • fine motor skills
  • handwriting
  • self- care skills
  • equipment prescription
  • recreation and play skills

Where are services provided?

Outpatient occupational therapy services are provided across the central coast at Child and Family Health at the Gateway Centre, Long Jetty Community Health Centre and Wyong Kanwal Community Health Centre.

Referrals

Referrals can be made via our intake line on 4328 7918. Please leave a message if we are not available.

A doctor's referral is not required.

Please be aware there are waiting times for most services across all centres.

Contact us

Please contact us on 4328 7918 if you require further information about our services.