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Barwon Occupational Therapy

Servicing Geelong, Ballarat, Torquay,  The Bellarine, Colac, Bannockburn & Warrnambool 

Focusing in Mental Health

NDIS Provider

Registered SWEP Prescriber

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are a few commonly asked questions. If your question is not list below or you would like more information please contact Gwenneth (Practice Manager).
E: [email protected]
​P: 0490 972 201


Do I need a referral?

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS):  
Participants through the NDIS will need funding allocated to Occupational Therapy services. 



Medicare/DVA:
Clients claiming the Medicare/DVA rebate will need a referral from a General Pracitioner, Paediatrician or Psychiatrist.


Private:
Private clients do not require a referral unless they want to claim back on Medicare.


Work cover:
Clients claiming on work cover will need a letter from their employer or insurance for invoices to be billed directed to the employer or insurance. 
Alternatively clients can pay for the appointment and send the receipt to their employer for reimbursement.
 What are the fees?

The fees and payment process vary depending on your circumstances. 

Payment options available: EFT, Direct Debit, Cheque, Cash

For information please contact Gwenneth (Practice Manager).

E: [email protected]
​P: 0490 972 201

  Do I need to prepare for my visit?

If you require anything for the visit or assessment a team member will tell you when booking your appointment.



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