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Occupational Therapy

Introduction

Occupational Therapy is an important profession in rehabilitation team. Occupational Therapist make use of different treatment media such as tailor make splints, assistive devices, therapeutic activities, occupational lifestyle redesign and environmental modifications to promote the recovery of patient's sensation, limbs coordination and functions, perception and cognitive functions, and social-emotional abilities. Aims to achieve independence in self-care, in home living, in work, in leisure activities and to resume community living as well as to enhance Quality of Life.

  • Vision - All our clients shall lead the meaningful life of their choice.
  • Mission statement - We empower our clients to return to their valued life roles at home, work and leisure by making the best use of their functional capabilities.
  • Process - We observe, evaluate and facilitate our clients to participate in and contribute to their environment within cultural, social and economical context.

POH Occupational Therapy Scope of Services

Include: In-patient, Out-patient, Community and Day Hospital Occupational Therapy Services.

Client types and special programs:

  • Orthopaedic and Traumatology specialty cases
  • Medicine and Geriatrics specialty cases
  • Surgery Specialty cases
  • Accident and Emergency specialty cases
  • Family Medicine Specialty cases
  • Infirmary cases (Tin Ka Ping Infirmary)
  • Cardio vascular accident cases
  • Cumulative trauma disorder cases, etc.

Special care plans:

  • Hip fracture (IPCP)
  • Total knee replacement (IPCP)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (IPCP)
  • Breast cancer (IPCP)
  • Acute Stroke Unit (IPCP)
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Program phase I
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases care plan
  • NTWC Pain Program
  • Fall prevention program
  • Pressure ulcer prevention management program
  • Pre-operation assessment for joint replacement

Occupational Therapy Services

Hand Function and Foundation Skills Assessment and Rehabilitation Training

Hand Function and Foundation Skills Assessment and Rehabilitation Training

Hand Function and Foundation Skills Assessment and Rehabilitation Training

Provision of assessment and therapeutic activities to improve clients' motor control, eye hand coordination, joint range of motion, muscle power, and perceptual and cognitive functions, etc.


Functional Skills Assessment and Rehabilitation Training

Functional Skills Assessment and Rehabilitation Training

Provision of daily living and community living skills assessment and training, including: self-care, meals preparation, laundry, shopping and use of public transport, etc. so as to facilitate our clients' functional independence and community reintegration.


Monitored ADL Tasks Assessment and Dyspnea Management Training

Monitored ADL Tasks Assessment and Dyspnea Management Training

By monitoring different parameters during ADL assessment for COPD cases, occupational therapist recommend proper coordinated breathing and energy conservation techniques, stress and relaxation training and proper use of home oxygen to enhance clients' self-management abilities.


Splintage and Pressure Therapy

Splintage and Pressure Therapy

Fabricate and provision of splints and pressure garment to promote healing, prevent joint deformity, reduce pain and scar formation.


Assistive Device Recommendations and Trial

Assistive Device Recommendations and Trial

Educate clients or care givers to use assistive device properly so as to enhance clients' functional independence in feeding, grooming, dressing, toileting, and bathing, etc.


Home Oxygen Therapy

Home Oxygen Therapy

Assess and recommend proper use of home oxygen. Educate clients and their carers to use home oxygen devices properly to improve clients' functions and quality of life.


Pressure Mapping, Seating and Positioning Assessment and Interventions

Pressure Mapping, Seating and Positioning Assessment and Interventions

Assess patients' pressure distribution with the use of pressure mapping device and facilitate pressure sores prevention management by designing proper seating or lying positioning and pressure relieving devices.


Carer Training

Carer Training

Educate carers on proper home care and caring techniques to facilitate clients in self-care activities and home programs. Suitable community support service will be referred.


Home Visit and Community Occupational Therapy

Home Visit and Community Occupational Therapy

Home visits for home environment assessment, home modification recommendation, on-site daily living & community living skills training, on-site carer training and home safety aids and equipment recommendation, etc. to facilitate clients return home safely and encourage community re-integration. Community resources referral for indicated case.


Occupational Lifestyle Redesign

Occupational Lifestyle Redesign

Improve the efficacy of self-management on chronic disease through coaching clients with healthy occupational lifestyle advice.


Educational Training for Individual and Small Group

Educational Training for Individual and Small Group

Provision of educational talks and training to equip clients' disease knowledge, facilitate rehabilitation process and to promote healthy lifestyle.


Assessment and Rehabilitation for Mild Cognitive Impairment Cases

Assessment and Rehabilitation for Mild Cognitive Impairment Cases

Provision of cognitive assessment and training, home programs and carer training, etc.


Assistive Device Loan Services

Assistive Device Loan Services

In order to facilitate early and safe discharge, Occupational Therapy department provide short-term assistive device loan service for needed pre-discharge in-patient. e.g. wheelchair, shower chair and commode chair, etc.


Service Hours

Out-Patient Service

Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 12:30 pm; 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday No Service

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm; 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Sunday and Public Holiday Closed

Outpatient appointment booking procedures

For new case appointment booking, please approach Occupational Therapy Department located at 1/F, Pok Oi Hospital with original copy of referral.

Appointment Booking Hours

Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 12:30 noon; 1:30 pm to 4:30pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday No Service

We accept appointment through fax: client may fax the referral to our department for new appointment booking by providing their contact phone number. In addition, clients need to return the original referral to occupational therapy department on the date of appointment registration.

Fax no.: 24868125

Remarks: Referral valid for 3 months only

Contact Us

Address: Occupational Therapy Department, 1/F, Pok Oi Hospital, Au Tau, Yuen Long, N.T.
Telephone: 2486 8127
Fax: 2486 8125