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 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