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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapists (OTs) work with people who have difficulty carrying out their daily activities for a range of different reasons. OTs work together with the person, their family/whānau and anyone else the person wishes to be involved. OTs help people maintain their existing abilities and to be as independent and safe as possible.

Services are provided in the hospital or home environment. Clients are referred by a health professional.

Community Rehabilitation Service (CRS) operates both within this team and the physiotherapy team. You may be visited in your home to develop a rehabilitation programme with achievable goals. The team can also refer you on to other services such as social work, dietetics, and speech-language therapy as needed. A referral from a health professional is required. Click here for a description of the CRS service.


Phone 09 439 3330 – Press the number indicated for Dargaville Hospital then ask to speak to someone from the Occupational Therapy Department


Monday to Friday - 8.00 am to 4.30 pm


Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Departments Building

Drive around the back of the hospital, staying parallel to the main building, through the covered area between the buildings, turn right, and the waiting room and car parking are on your right.

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