Our Functional Capacity Assessment evaluates your capacity to engage in daily activities within the familiar settings of your residence, workplace, and recreational spaces. These assessments encompass an examination of your overall well-being, level of independence, support requirements, mobility, communication skills, self-management abilities, learning aptitude, and self-care capabilities while engaging in various tasks. Your Occupational therapist will then use the information gathered through this assessment to provide intervention recommendations. Our Functional Capacity Assessment is unique in that it includes a cognitive screen using the TONI-4. This package is suitable for NDIS participants who are applying for NDIS funding or who are about to review their current NDIS funding. Results from this assessment cover all domains required for NDIS funding applications including Communication, emotional regulation and behaviour, cognition, self-care and self-management, learning, mobility and social interactions.
This package is suitable for participants who have a current diagnosis. This is not a diagnostic assessment.
Assessments used in this package will vary depending on the age of the individual being assessed.
What Is Involved?
Session 1: 1 to 2 hour intake session with an Occupational Therapist, and includes a review of your current goals in your NDIS plan (or development of goals if you are applying for NDIS), supports currently receiving, and identifying ongoing goals. This session also focuses on obtaining background information. Following this interview questionnaires are sent to the client, parent or carer for collateral information when possible and with client consent.
Session 2: 1 hour Cognitive Screen using the Test of Nonverbal Intelligence, Fourth Edition (TONI-4). This is a cognitive screen administered by your OT. This is recommended as part of your assessment if no cognitive assessment has been completed within the past 2 years.
Session 3: 1-hour feedback session with an Occupational Therapist
Comprehensive Report: A comprehensive report based is provided including scoring and interpretation of the TONI-4 addressing NDIS Goals, CurrentSupports, NDIS Criteria and summarising all assessment results. (Report is completed within 4-6 weeks of assessment completion).
Please note we charge additional fees based on our hourly rate for any work beyond this scope. If a home visit is requested, additional charges and travel costs apply.
This assessment cost is based on 11 - 15 hours of time