SymplBrush Australia

SymplBrush Australia

SymplBrush Australia! OT2YOU Are now the official Australian importer and retailer of the SymplBrush!  Weird, But It Works – SymplBrush is designed by New York based Dentist, Dr Keith Arbeitman. With the press of a button, our patented process (US Patent 20200138180) gets the job done for you in as little as 30 seconds! This…

Effective Therapies – the facts

Effective Therapies – the facts

Effective Therapies – The facts Occupational Therapy is a science and evidence based therapy, that aims to improve peoples independence, participation and well being across all aspects of daily life. As times change, technology improves, research occurs, the way therapists work with our clients should also change.  With regard to paediatric therapy – there are…

Complex Home Modifications – the process.

Complex Home Modifications – the process.

NDIS Complex Home Modifications – The Process The NDIS complex home modifications process guided by an Occupational Therapist (OT) typically involves the following steps: Assessment: For all complex home modifications, an assessment from a home modification assessor is required. This is an occupational therapist who is qualified to recommend more detailed home modification supports. Yes…

Bagless Therapy!

Bagless Therapy!

Bagless Therapy! I was at a networking lunch today, and the concept of Bagless Therapy came up. As providers of community OT, we believe that therapy, including early intervention (EI), is most effective when it’s one-on-one, conducted in a familiar and natural to the child environment, and involves family members and caregivers at its core….

Adjusting the Squeaky Wheel

Adjusting the Squeaky Wheel

Adjusting the squeaky wheel, or backrest, or brake… Wheelchairs can be fiddly things! You might use it for 16+ hours per day, and it takes you everywhere! Custom wheelchairs often have multiple components from various different companies, all bolted together to make a custom solution to increase your independence. Unfortunately things tend to rattle themself…

MAT Evaluation – An essential part of scripting a wheelchair.

MAT Evaluation – An essential part of scripting a wheelchair.

MAT Evaluation – an essential part of scripting a new wheelchair. The mechanical assessment tool (MAT) The Agency for clinical innovation states “The MAT is commonly used by seating clinicians as part of the seating assessment process. It may also be referred to as a biomechanical assessment and physical evaluation. The MAT is a musculoskeletal…

Consumables and Core funding – Aimed to help you meet your goals, not fund your Christmas stocking

Consumables and Core funding – Aimed to help you meet your goals, not fund your Christmas stocking

Consumables and Core funding – aimed to meet your goals, not fill your christmas stocking! Those with an NDIS package will likely be familiar with the consumables budget in their plan. Often participants choose to self manage this budget for ease of purchasing from non registered NDIS providers. This budget allows purchases of items under…

Where do we service?

Where do we service?

Hint: It’s in our business name. OT2YOU has been operating in Newcastle & Lake Macquarie for around 7 years, and has been there through the highs and the lows of the Newcastle NDIS trial site. During this time we have serviced Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, The Central Coast, The Hunter Valley, Tamworth, Narrabri, Moree and Glen…