Occupational Therapy – Healesville Hospital and Yarra Valley Health


Occupational Therapy brochure (PDF 530KB)

How can Occupational Therapy help you?

Our Occupational Therapists can help you stay well at home if you are having difficulties with:
• Looking after yourself
• Bathing, grooming, toileting
• Being safe at home
• Preparing your meals
• Shopping
• Cleaning
• Confusion or memory loss
• Recreational and leisure activities
• Getting around at home or in the community, for example
using a wheelchair or scooter

Occupational Therapists at Eastern Health Community Health provide one on one and group appointments to help you achieve wellbeing and independence.
Occupational Therapists can help you to live satisfying lives by enabling you to continue to participate in meaningful activities. This may include self-care, household tasks and community activities.

Occupational Therapists will meet with you and your family, to discuss your goals and develop a personalised plan. This may include prescription of equipment and home modifications.


Eligibility Criteria

Priority is given to health care card and pension card holders, and low income earners.

We cannot provide services to those on home care packages level 3 & 4.



Adult Referral form (PDF 185KB)

Referral form appendix (PDF 626KB)

When referring a client, please provide comprehensive medical history including medications and results of any relevant investigations.


To make an appointment:

If you are under 65:

Phone: 1300 130 381 Option 4 (Mon to Fri)

Email: communityhealth@easternhealth.org.au

If you are over 65:

Please contact My Aged Care and ask for a referral to our service

Ph. 1800 200 422 / https://www.myagedcare.gov.au/make-a-referral



The level of fees payable is dependent on the client’s income and whether the client has a concession card. Our services are for low and middle income earners.

Current fees (August 2022) are:

  • $11 low income earners (includes Health Care Card holders),
  • $17 for middle income earners
  • $108 for high income earners (our service is for low and middle income earners)

Healesville Hospital and Yarra Valley Health


377 Maroondah Hospital, Healesville 3777 


Upper Yarra Family Centre

2444 Warburton Hwy, Yarra Junction 3797


P: 1300 130 381   Option 4

E: communityhealth@easternhealth.org.au


Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 4.30pm

Car Parking
Free car parking on site
Public Transport
Local buses operate through Yarra Junction and Healesville.