Hospitals & Services
Occupational therapy is the use of treatments to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills of patients with a physical, mental or developmental condition.
Occupational Therapy Department, Christchurch Hospital
Occupational Therapy Department, Burwood Hospital
Phone: 03 364 0700
N.Z. Registered Occupational Therapists provide assessment, treatment and discharge planning services to patients in Burwood Hospital in addition to specified outpatient services. These specialist units include:
Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service
Spinal Injuries Rehabilitation
Burwood Driving and Vehicle Assessment Service
Pain Management Centre
The department is supported by clerical and assistant staff and maintains links with Enable N.Z. and Accident Compensation Corporation.