Occupational Therapy for Ageing Well Service

Help and advice with day-to-day tasks.

Get strategies and assistance with day-to-day activities including house tasks, transportation and taking care of yourself at home. Our Occupational Therapist will help you to maintain independence and reach your potential in daily activities.


Our Occupational Therapist can offer you advice and help with daily activities including:

  • caring for yourself such as showering, eating and continence
  • tasks around the home such as cleaning and meal preparation
  • getting around your home such as using stairs and getting on and off chairs
  • accessing the community such as getting to the shops
  • managing pain, fatigue and discomfort that limit your activity
  • pressure care management
  • caring for someone who is frail, aged or disabled.

Our occupational therapist can give advice about :

  • day-to-day activities
  • pressure care management
  • wheelchairs, scooters and other equipment
  • funding applications for equipment or home modifications.

Our services are:

  • low cost or free
  • culturally-sensitive
  • available in languages other than English.


    North Richmond Community Health’s Occupational Therapist service is supported by the Victorian Government.

    Contact information

    If you’re a client

    If you have a query about our Occupational Therapy service:

    (03) 9418 9800


    If you’re a health practitioner

    (03) 9418 9965



    Send referral letter from your clinician to Intake at:

    North Richmond Community Health 23 Lennox St Richmond, VIC 3121


    Working Staff



    Occupational Therapist

    Caitlin has worked as an occupational therapist in aged care and community health to support older adults to remain in their homes. She has a particular interest working with vulnerable clients to recommend health services, home modifications and equipment to support people to remain living safely at home and have increased engagement with a healthy life. She is an experienced team leader supporting staff delivering a variety of health and ageing services to vulnerable clients.



    Occupational Therapist

    Juniper qualified as an occupational therapist with honours in 2005 and after working for many years in Melbourne hospital and private practice settings, joined North Richmond Community Health in 2022.  Juniper has a depth of experience working with clients with various health conditions and challenges and has a keen interest in supporting older adults in their homes. She is SWEP registered and completes home assessments across the City of Yarra for adults registered with My Aged Care and can assist with recommendations and funding for equipment and minor home modifications.

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