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2/12/13-6/12/13 - Happy Older Driver Safety Awareness Week! Check out these resources which look at adapting to age related changes in driving, how to have a non-threatening conversation with a loved one, and useful equipment & aids for safe driving as we age -http://www.aota.org/Conference-Events/Older-Driver-Safety-Awareness-Week.aspx
29/11/13 - Thank you to our two 3rd year Occupational Therapy Students Laura & Emily who have helped out tremendously over the past two months. We have appreciated your input and wish you all the best in your professional endeavours!
18/11/13 - Thank you to Gill Smith who presented to Bentley Health Service Occupational Therapy Department on 'Understanding Medical Fitness to Drive'.
15/11/13 - Thank you to Chris Pearce who facilitated a community presentation for the MS Association in the Bunbury & Outer Regions on 'Mandatory Reporting & Understanding the Medical Assessment Process'.
21/10/13 -25/10/13 - Happy OT Week, from all of us @ OTSG!
17/10/13 - New referral pads have arrived today! Contact us if you would like us to send some to you.
20/9/13 - The Driving OT Services website has been updated! Check it out at www.drivingotservices.com
30/8/13 - Congratulations to Chris Pearce who facilitated the recent 'Fitness to Drive Forum' for the WA OT Association. Gill and Chris presented a number of topics on the day including Mandatory Reporting, OT Driving Process, Driver Rehabilitation & Driver Cessation. The day received good feedback from all who attended.
30/8/13 - Thank you to Hannah who leaves for Maternity Leave today. Hannah will be greatly missed and we all wish her the best with her new journey. We look forward to Hannah returning in 2014.
22/7/13 - Marilyn and Chris are in Kalgoorlie today providing our specialty services to the local community. Visit our rural services to find out more information: http://www.otservicesgroup.com/uploads/4/0/0/9/4009167/rural_calendar_2013.pdf
16/7/13 - Thank you to Nona Oliver and Chris Pearce who presented to the Neuro Science Interest Group for the WA OT Association on 'Driving Assessment and Rehabilitation for people with Neurological conditions'.
9/7/13 - Thank you to Gill Smith who presented to the Driving Interest Group for the WA OT Association on 'Driving following Amputation'.
10/6/13 - Chris Pearce will be presenting at the coming 'Enabling Access for Elders' half day symposium on the 22 June 2013 for Occupational Therapy Australia WA Division. Register your interest at: http://www.otaus.com.au/professionaldevelopment/event/seminar-enabling-access-for-elders
5/6/13 - We are currently seeking a motivated and energetic OT to join our team! Please see the below link for more information. http://www.otservicesgroup.com/employment-opportunities.html
29/5/13 - Thank you to Chris Pearce who presented a Guest Lecture at Curtin University School of Occupational Therapy today to 3rd Year Occupational Therapist Students looking at 'Community Mobility and Driving as a Productive Occupation Enabling Transport with Older Adults'.
27/5/13 - Occupational Therapy Services Group provides driving assessment and community services to local residents in the Bunbury and South West regions on a bi-monthly basis. Please contact us for further information or check out the link to our rural calender in the 'Where are We' section of this website http://www.otservicesgroup.com/where-are-we.html
9/5/13 - Thank you to Fremantle Hospital Occupational Therapy Department for inviting Marilyn Pearce and Gill Smith to present to the Department on DVA Services and Entitlements.
24/4/13 - Thank you to our two 4th year Occupational Therapy Students who have helped out tremendously over the past two months. We have appreciated your input and wish you all the best in your professional endeavours!
19/4/13 - Occupational Therapy Services Group joins Facebook - check us out at www.facebook.com/OccupationalTherapyServicesGroup
22/3/13 - Driving Occupational Therapy Services is participating in research with the Curtin Monash Accident Research Centre (C-MARC) based at Curtin University in a study investigating whether lower limb function impacts on driving performance in people recovering from a stroke. Please contact us for more information.
21-23/3/13 - Occupational Therapy Services Group were in the Geraldton region providing driving assessment and community services to local residents during this period. Please contact us for further information or check out the link to our rural calender in the 'Where are We' section of this website http://www.otservicesgroup.com/where-are-we.html
25/2/2013 - Congratulations to Gill Smith and Chris Pearce who have had their abstract titled "Using the Perform Recall Plan Perform (PRPP) method of task analysis in on road driving assessment and rehabilitation" accepted for the coming Occupational Therapy Australia National Conference 2013, 24 - 26 July at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
20/2/13 - Congratulations to Gill Smith who jointly facilitated an Professional Development 1 Day Course looking at the Perceive, Recall, Plan, Perform (PRPP) Assessment and Intervention tool for the WA Occupational Therapy Association. Further courses are planned for later in the year.