Medicare

The therapists who work at Josey Sharpe Occupational Therapy are registered with Medicare Australia. There are several plans your GP can recommend for your child, including:

1. Chronic Disease Management Plan (formerly the Enhanced Primary Care Plan)

With this plan, you may be able to claim up to 5 Occupational Therapy sessions per calendar year if you are eligible. Please talk to your GP for more details on this plan. More information on the Chronic Disease Management Plan (Department of Health).

2. Autism Initiative

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) may be eligible to a maximum of 4 sessions of funding for an initial assessment and 20 sessions for therapy under the Autism Initiative.

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Joanne Sharpe is approved to provide the following support under the NDIS:

  • Specialised assessment of skills, abilities and needs
  • Assistive products for personal care and safety
  • Assistance in coordinating or managing life stages, transitions and supports
  • Assistive equipment for recreation
  • Behaviour support
  • Communication and information equipment
  • Early intervention supports for early childhood
  • Assistive technology specialist assessment, set up and training
  • Therapeutic supports

Provider registration number:  56472921
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