Occupational Therapy


What the service is

The Occupational Therapy team's main focus is to develop and maintain a person’s skills to carry out their everyday occupations such as self-care tasks and leisure activities. It is our role to ensure that the patients have everything they need to be able to carry out their everyday tasks safely after they are discharged home from hospital.

What we do

  • Allied Health – physiotherapy and occupational therapy only;
  • Individual consults to patients either in the clinic or in their homes;
  • Assessment and facilitation to achieve person-centred goals;
  • Provide allied health outpatient service to participants of AAA group. 

What to expect

Comprehensive assessment of the older person, encompassing physical, cognitive and functional ability, with carer advice and support.

How to access this service

Referral from GP or on discharge from hospital for individual Geriatrician consultation. 

Referral from Geriatrician to attend AAA group program. 

Contact Information

Bulli Hospital and Aged Care Centre
Hospital Road
Bulli NSW 2516
02 4249 1300

Monday to Friday 
8:00am - 4:30pm

How to get there, including by public transport

Private transport preferred. Closest train station is Bulli, 5 minute walk up moderate incline. 

Car parking

Limited parking available.

Advice for disabled in getting to the service

Community transport or patient transport.

For more information on transport options for the Bulli District Hospital or visit NSW Public Hospital Parking and Directions website or download the HosPark App from App Store or Google Play

Our Staff

Head of Discipline - Occupational Therapy

Kate Andersen is the Head of Discipline for Occupational Therapy and Diversional Therapy. She also provides leadership to the equipment loan pools across the District. Kate brings a vast variety of clinical experience to the role, with almost 20 years within the local area.

The team of Occupational Therapists work in partnership with clients to maximise independence in their activities of everyday life, enhance safety and optimise their quality of life. Services are provided in hospitals, community health centres and in the home environment.