Composite Regional Centre for Persons with Disabilities (CRC)

(Under Administrative Control of NIEPID, Secunderabad)

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DIVYANGJAN), MSJ&E, Government of India

Devaraj URS Layout, B-Block, Davanagere, Karnataka, Pin code: 577 006

Tel: 08192-233464, Email: director.crcdvg[at]gmail[dot]com, Website: crcdvg[at]nic[dot]in


    Department of Occupational Pathology


The occupational therapy services at CRC Davangere are meant to provide services for any musculoskeletal, neurological, neurosurgical, paediatric, psychiatric & psychological (Mental Health), cardiopulmonary, medical & surgical conditions prevent, cure/ treat, and rehabilitate any physical, mental, cognitive and psychosocial illness, impairment or dysfunction of both traumatic & non-traumatic onset.

Objective To treat the dysfunction and restore & reinforce functional performance abilities & capabilities in performance areas of self-care, play/leisure and Work to enhance & Improve Quality of Life (QOL) and ensure the dignified & respectful life Persons for the Disability (PwD) as well as normal population via:
 Clinical & Therapeutic Service and Advise.
 Short term & long-term Training / educational programs & courses.
 Research & Development.
 Guidance & Counselling.
 Ergonomic advice for enhancing functional capability and promoting accessible & barrier Free Environment for PwD
 Dissemination of professional skill & knowledge
 Outreach programs & Camps

Services Available / Offered
PHOTO  Early Intervention therapy
 Specialized therapy services like NDT, Bobath Neuro facilitation of Developmental Reaction (NFDR) Therapy, Sensory integration & modulation therapy, sensory diet and other facilitation techniques & strategies,
 ADL evaluation & skill Training
 Hand Rehabilitation
 Mobility transfer skill training
 Prescription & Designing of seating & positioning devices
 Prescription & Designing of Mobility aids & appliances
 Designing, Prescription & fabrication of adaptive & assistive technology aids & appliances such as splints & adaptive devices
 Training & education, of medical, rehabilitation and other associated experts, students & co-professionals
 Advises & services pertaining to creating ergonomically modified environment for PwD as well as normal population
 Short term & long-term courses and training & awareness program for professionals, and PwDs along with their caregiver & family members and other stake holders if any
 CBR & other outreach programs

Super specialized areas of services but not restricted to include: Cerebral Palsy, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Developmental Disability, Amputation, Hand Injury, Fractures, Cumulative Trauma Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability (Mental Retardation), Learning Disability, Parkinsonism, Multiple Sclerosis, Postural & Back Care, Balance Dysfunctions, Geriatric Care, Leprosy, Cancer, Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) & Lifestyle diseases like Hypertension, Obesity & Diabetes And Others Medical & Surgical conditions of concern etc.

For further details please contact:
Sh. Thamaraiselvan,
Lecturer (Physiotherapy) cum in-charge & Head
Department of Occupational Therapy,
Composite Regional Centre for Persons with Disabilities (CRC)
Devaraj URS Layout, B Block, Davangere -570006.
Email: vijaybatra[at]yahoo[dot]com