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At Together OT our occupational therapists engage in a wide range of activities, both face-to-face and non-face-to-face, to provide comprehensive care to children with various needs. In paediatric occupational therapy, non-face-to-face activities are essential for planning, coordination, and ongoing assessment. They enable the therapist to provide holistic care and support the child's progress toward achieving their goals.

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While direct interaction with children is a significant part of their role, the importance of non-face-to-face activities should not be underestimated. They allow OTs to plan, document, communicate, collaborate, and support children and their families effectively. By dedicating time to these activities, OTs can ensure that each child receives the best possible care and support for their unique needs.

At Together OT, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of children and families in our community. While we provide exceptional paediatric occupational therapy services, what truly sets us apart is our unwavering commitment to non-billable work that goes beyond the therapy sessions. We believe in making a real difference in the lives of the children we serve, and we want to share our passion with you.

 

Our therapists strive to ensure our services provided to your child are holistic, client centred, evidence based and the most suitable to achieve your child’s goals. This means that throughout your journey with us, we will provide billable and non-billable activities, ensuring maximum benefit for you and your child.

 

The direct vs indirect time iceberg shows what you might expect from your occupational therapist. It is important to consider all aspects of therapy provided by your occupational therapist in order to understand how they may utilise your child’s funding to achieve their goals.

Pricing and Funding

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Occupational Therapy Sessions

$193.99 an hour (45min with your child and 15min non face to face supports to facilitate the session) plus additional charge for travel

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Allied Health Assistant Session

$100 an hour (45min with your child and 15min non face to face supports to facilitate the session) plus additional charge for travel

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Combined Occupational Therapy and Allied Health Assistant Session

$293.99 (OT and AHA prices combined)

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Saturday and Peak Times Occupational Therapy Sessions

$210 per session (45min with you child and 15min non face to face supports)

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Saturday and Peak Times Allied Health Assistant Session

$120 per session (45min with your child and 15min non face to face session supports)

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Saturday and Peak Times Combined Occupational Therapy and Allied Health Assistant Session

$330 (Combined OT and AHA Saturday and Peak Times rates)

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Travel

$193.99 per hour for Occupational Therapist sessions and $100 per hour for Allied Health Assistant sessions plus milage of $0.92 per kilometre

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Report Writing

$193.99 per hour.  Final price determined by time required.

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Care Collaboration

$193.99 per hour or part thereof to nearest 5min

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Telehealth

$193.99 per hour for Occupational Therapist sessions and $100 per hour for Allied Health Assistant sessions

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Education Programs

Professional Guidance and Meeting Other Parents

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Custom Made Resources

Price determined by time required and cost of materials

Funding Options

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Self-Managed NDIS

Payment is required after the session.  You can use the invoice receipt provided to organise being reimbursed by the NDIS.

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Plan Managed NDIS

An invoice will be emailed to your plan manager after your child's session.  Payment from the plan manager is required by 1 week after the session.

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Medicare

  • Contact your GP for an OT referral through an Enhanced Primary Care Plan, Better Access to Mental Health, Chronic Disease Management Plan, Helping Children with Autism or Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Referral.

  • This will provide Medicare rebate for 5-6 OT sessions.

  • Medicare provides $55.10 rebate per session after you pay for the full session price to Together OT.

  • Medicare rebates only apply to OT sessions. The rebate cannot apply to AHA sessions.

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Private Health Insurance

Payment is required are the session. An invoice receipt will be provided.  You can use this receipt to claim a rebate with your private health insurance agency.

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Please note

Together OT is not an NDIA registered provider. We are unable to work with Agency Managed clients. OT clinics that support agency managed plans include:

  • Raw and Moore: Contact on 0439 464 326

  • House on the Hill Paediatric Occupational Therapy: Contact on 0497 902 173

  • Treehouse Occupational Therapy: Contact on (02) 6299 7271

  • Early Start Occupational Therapy: Contact on 02 6282 8793

Together OT is not associated with any of the above mentioned places.  Please decide what is best for your child including finding additional therapy clinics.

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