Category Archive: Stroke

The Ultimate Guide to the NDIS when driving is your goal

The Williams OT blog post for this month is something special, especially if you are in the NDIS space. Whether you are a client or participant, a care planner, or an NDIS local area coordinator, this post is for you. The Williams OT crew have been working in the NDIS space for a while now […]

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assessing fitness to drive

De-mystifying the new ‘Assessing Fitness to Drive’ Guidelines

October 1, 2016, marked the revised edition of ‘Assessing Fitness to Drive” Guidelines – a much awaited joint publication of the National Transport Commission (NTC) and Austroads. Did this updated rendition sneak under your radar? It didn’t sneak past us! Here are the key take outs we got from this year’s changes and how it […]

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Need a hand with driving?

Need a hand with driving? This month Williams OT was invited to do a presentation on driving with upper limb issues to the Royal Adelaide Hospital. The audience consisted of occupational therapists, physiotherapists and medical practitioners. We were lucky enough to be allowed to record the sessions. That means you can take advantage of what […]

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August Community Teleconference

  Did You Miss Our August Community Teleconference? On August 5th 2016, Williams OT held their first Community Teleconference Every month, Brad Williams, Director and founder of Williams OT, jumps on the phone to answer your questions.  It doesn’t matter if you are a client, doctor, case manager, fleet manager or from another agency, you […]

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Return to driving after stroke

Returning to drive after stroke: my story

My personal returning to drive story started way back on Christmas Day 2014. I awoke to find my left side numb with little movement plus diminished eyesight. After being admitted to Emergency, I was diagnosed as having suffered an Ischaemic stroke during my sleep. If having a stroke… on Christmas Day, wasn’t devastating enough, I […]

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