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Our Mission

Is to enhance the quality of life of those who we see, through helping them achieve their goals, promote functional independence and support them to access the community and participate in activities that are meaningful to them.

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Occupational Therapy

At Gotcha Covered! OT focuses on helping children develop the skills they need to grow into functional, independent adults. We aim to use innovative and creative ways to help children and adolescents achieve their goals, have an improved quality of life and obtain value for money.

Services We Offer

  • Assessments and reports
  • Individual Sessions
  • Group Therapy
  • Swimming Lessons and Hydrotherapy – Coming soon!
  • Secret Agent Society
  • Home and School Consultations
  • Therapy Planning and Consultations
  • Skype Consultations
  • Equipment and Therapy Recommendations
  • Manual Handling Techniques
  • Therapy Areas Covered

  • Sensory Processing and Regulation
  • Motor Planning and Praxis
  • Self-regulation
  • Behaviour Management
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Social Skills and Development
  • Play skills and Development
  • Fine Motor Development
  • Gross Motor Development
  • Learning: Visual Perception & Visual Motor Integration
  • Attention and Concentration
  • Transitioning Between Tasks
  • Life skills training: Toileting, Sleep, Feeding, Dressing, Budgeting, Meal preparation, Self-Help, Self-Care, Personal Hygiene
  • School Readiness
  • Transition to School/High school
  • Personal Organisation
  • Puberty and Sexuality
  • Coping Skills
  • Parent Support and Strategies
  • Therapy Assistance

    At Gotcha Covered! Therapy Assistants are used to deliver therapy programs that are written and planned by OTs, Speech Therapist and Physiotherapists. Our objective is to deliver these plans and support all involved in providing regular and consistent therapy interventions to participants and their families in order to help achieve their goals and get value for money.

    Services We Offer

    The implementation of Therapy Plans in the following ways:

  • Individual Sessions
  • Group Sessions
  • Secret Agent Society
  • ** Please contact us for therapy areas covered by Speech Therapists and Physiotherapists.

    OT Therapy Areas Covered

  • Sensory Processing and Regulation
  • Motor Planning and Praxis
  • Self-Regulation
  • Behaviour Management
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Social Skills and Development
  • Play skills and Development
  • Fine Motor Development
  • Gross Motor Development
  • Learning: Visual Perception & Visual Motor Integration
  • Attention and Concentration
  • Transition Between Tasks
  • Life skills training: Toileting, Sleep, Feeding, Dressing, Budgeting, Meal preparation, Self-Help, Self-Care, Personal Hygiene
  • School Readiness
  • Transition to School/High school
  • Personal Organisation
  • Puberty and Sexuality
  • Coping Skills
  • Social and Community Participation

    At Gotcha Covered! Social and Community Participation aims to enhance an individual’s functional independence, promote self-determination and empower children and adolescents living with disabilities to access the community and participate in their desired activities. We are happy to support participants in attending community outings and events of their choosing (self-determination). For Example: Gotcha Covered! Supports participants in attending a music concert, convention, youth group, seeing a movie, joining a sporting group and going to the library.

    Skill Development

    At Gotcha Covered! Skills Development provides support to help participants develop life skills that can assist you to live independently in the community. We provide services to help develop chosen life skills through Gotcha Covered! Such as:

  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Support with your health and wellbeing
  • Social skills training including ordering meals and waiting for change
  • Travel training including road safety and using public transport
  • Support to develop social networks and friendships
  • Training and support to maintain your accommodation
  • Assistance with budgeting and managing finances
  • Support with literacy and numeracy
  • Help with learning to access the shops and purchase groceries
  • Gotcha Covered! Also offers to support participants to learn new skills through other agencies such as cup making pottery or clothes making.

    Disability Support

    At Gotcha Covered! Disability Support is a flexible and customised service that is directly aimed at helping participants and their families to complete their chosen Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s). We support children and youth to complete age appropriate ADL’s such as domestic support to help with self- care and personal hygiene, meal preparation or morning/evening routine. We also offer ADL support in the community to help participants to go to appointments, pick up school supplies or buy afternoon tea, for example.

    Group Events

    At Gotcha Covered! We offer group events to a variety of locations around Melbourne, that allow participants to access the community and engage in social activities in a supported manner. We aim for our events to have targeted goals and to help participants and their families achieve their individual goals.

    Gotcha Covered! endeavours to create a safe and friendly environment for all participants, and to empower all participants to enjoy the experience. Such group events include: bowling nights, movie premiers or sessions, Comicon/ Supanova conventions, trading card game pre-releases, timezone activities and museum visits.

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