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Occupational Therapy

​​​​​​Occupational therapy is the use of treatments to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills of patients with a physical, mental or developmental condition.


Contact information

Occupational Therapy Department, Christchurch Hospital

Phone: 03 364 0700

Occupational Therapy Department, Burwood Hospital

Phone: 03 383 6845​
Fax: 03 383 6825


About the Burwood Hospital Occupational Therapy Department

N.Z. Registered Occupational Therapists provide assessment, treatment and discharge planning services to patients in Burwood Hospital in addition to specified outpatient services. These specialist units include:

  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service

  • Spinal Injuries Rehabilitation

  • Vocational Rehabilitation

  • Burwood Driving and Vehicle Assessment Service

  • Pain Management Centre

The department is supported by clerical and assistant staff and maintains links with Enable N.Z. and Accident Compensation Corporation.​

Page last updated: 2 November 2018

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