What is occupational therapy?

Occupational therapy helps you solve, prevent or minimize difficulties that interfere with your ability to complete meaningful activities and everyday tasks like taking care of yourself at home, going to work or other activities.

How can occupational therapy help me?

Working with an occupational therapist can help you regain your independence and ability to complete meaningful activities and everyday tasks.

What to expect from our occupational therapy services?

Our occupational therapists conduct a comprehensive assessment and develop a completely customized treatment plan to help overcome your individual challenges, meet your needs and achieve your goals. They will recommend a course of preventative or corrective actions that will help you get back to a productive daily routine after you have suffered a debilitating injury or illness. Our occupational therapists will also recommend other therapies and specialized programs that can help you, such as:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Kinesiology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Intramuscular stimulation
  • Psychology
  • Fall prevention programs
  • Return to work programs
Occupational therapy involves a holistic assessment of many aspects of your life including:
  • ADL assessment to determine difficulties with completing self-care activities (dressing, toileting, showering) and providing clients with equipment and strategies to help you be independent
  • IADL assessment to determine if assistance is needed to complete other activities of daily living (grocery shopping, cleaning, commuting in the community)
  • Falls risk assessment to reduce risk of falls by implementing strategies and provide equipment
  • Home assessment and home modifications after injury
  • Assess clients for need to do other therapy for full recovery; specifically, assess client to determine need for physiotherapy, counselling, kinesiology, massage therapy and write justification letter to submit to lawyers and insurance companies
  • Monitor clients in their rehabilitation to assess if more sessions (physiotherapy, counselling, kinesiology etc.) are required
  • Liaise with the clients’ therapists to ensure services are addressing clients’ needs
  • Assess clients for any other needed equipment and write justification letter for the need to submit to lawyers and insurance companies
  • Concussion management- weekly sessions to address difficulties associated with concussion
  • Wheelchair and seating assessment
  • Job site analysis and gradual return to work plan

Call us today to learn more or book an appointment now.

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Cost Coverage, Insurance and Benefits

Most health insurance providers will partially or fully cover services like physiotherapy, occupational therapy, kinesiology, massage therapy, psychology, clinical counselling and acupuncture.

A portion or all of your treatment fees could be covered, depending on if you were injured in a motor vehicle accident, have a worker’s compensation claim or extended health benefits.

Call Mountainview Health and Wellness today. Our staff can help you find out what you’re covered for, which could include:

  • ICBC insurance
  • Third-party insurance
  • WCB insurance
  • Extended health benefits

We accept all major credit cards, debit and cash.

As of April 1st, ICBC has increased the number of pre-approved health services you are entitled to. What this means for you is increased care in case you are injured in a motor vehicle accident.

Call us today to find out what you’re covered for.

New Westminster: (604) 544-5062

Have any questions? Call us today!

New Westminster: (604) 544-5062

We accept insurance from most providers which includes:

green shield canada
ssc insurance
pacific blue cross

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Physiotherapy Association of BC (PABC)

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Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists – BC (CAOT-BC)

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BC Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK)

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Registered Massage Therapists Association of BC (RMTBC)

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BC Psychological Association (BCPA)

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BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC)