Focus: Assisting children/youth and their families in meeting their mobility / seating equipment needs
Seating and Mobility Services:
Assisting children/youth and their families in meeting their equipment needs locally and determines the type of equipment required for an optimal fit for use by the child/youth in their environment.
Therapists may refer children to this clinic who require a manual or power wheelchair, a positioning device, a walker, a specialized stroller, a bicycle, and equipment used to train crawling in very young children.
A service that can assist you if you have concerns for your child in the area of need for;
Appropriate equipment for positioning
Equipment for seating
Equipment for mobility and movement
Seating and Mobility Team:
The Seating and Mobility team consists of an Occupational Therapist, a Physiotherapist and Therapy Assistant. These therapists work in consultation with the vendor as required to meet the needs of each individual child/youth.
Seating and Mobility Services Include:
Assessment of seating and mobility needs
Evaluation for the appropriate fit of devices
Working with vendor(s) to have equipment on site that is required for the assessment.
Having the appropriate ADP and/or other funding forms completed
Referral to seating and mobility services:
Call: One Kids Place: 1-866-626-9100 You will be given a date and time for a full intake from OKP Central Intake service
Online: Download the Referral Form and mail or fax to One Kids Place
Referrals can be made by a parent/caregiver, family physician, Paediatrician, and other third party referrals with parent consent
Seating and Mobility PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY
The child/youth must reside in the District of Nipissing, Muskoka or Parry Sound
Children and youth are eligible up to 19 years of age
The child/youth presents with a physical and/or developmental disability
The child/youth requires a device post surgically or for a period longer than six months