Practice Hours

 Tiny Tackers Therapy provides a mobile service on Tuesday, Thursday and every second Wednesday. Appointments outside of these hours may be arranged at the discretion of Tiny Tackers Therapy. 

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Tiny Tackers Therapy is a registered provider of Occupational Therapy services via the NDIS. 

  • All NDIS services are charged at the rates outlined in the 2018-2019 VIC-NSW-QLD-TAS Price Guide. This is updated each financial year. 
  • All therpeutic services are charged in line with the price guide. The price guide is updated each financial year

Current Pricing:

Prices are for minimum 60 minute therapy session. Each session includes 50minutes face to face therapy time and 10minutes for session notes. Sesions are charged in 15 minute increments thereafter. Hourly rate is $193.99.

  • This cost is covered in full via NDIS funding. There is no gap payable by the participant out of pocket

NDIS Registration number: 4050002834

Medicare

Chronic Disease Management Plan

Client's with a chronic medical condition (i.e. that is expected to last more than 6 months) are eligible for this plan. 

  • This plan can be used for Allied Health services (e.g., Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy)
  • Up to 5 sessions in total can be rebated by Medicare per calendar year (e.g., 3 for Occupational Therapy and 2 for Speech Pathology)
  • Clients of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent can access an additional 5 sessions

This rebate does not cover the total cost of the service. Please contact Tiny Tackers Therapy for more information about gap payment costs. Please see your GP to organise a Medicare Chronic Disease Management Plan and a referral to Tiny Tackers Therapy.

 

Helping Children with Autism Program

Available for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of Autism. A management plan must be created by a consultant paediatrician (medicare item 135) or psychiatrist (medicare item 289) prior to the child's 13th birthday. Only one Autism and treatment management plan can be prepare for a child in their lifetime. 

 

A consultant paediatrician or psychiatrist can refer the child to Tiny Tackers Therapy for the purpose of contributing to the child's treatment plan. The child will receive up to 20 treatment services to be shared across psychologists, speech pathologists, occupational therapists etc. These are the total number of services available to each child through the Helping Children with Autism program, not an annual entitlement. It is the families choice how the 20 treatment sessions are distributed across professional services. 

 

The Helping Children with Autism Program does not cover the total cost of the service. Please contact Tiny Tackers Therapy for more information about gap payment. 

 

Private

Tiny Tackers Therapy  provides services for private paying clients. This includes assessments, reports and therapy sessions. 

 

Tiny Tackers Therapy provides an NDIS assessment package. This includes a report which can be used to assist with your NDIS application. This includes;

  • An assessment (typically 2-4hours) which can occur at home or school/Kinder, or a combination of environments. 
  • A report for your NDIS planning meeting, providing clear recommendations regarding the amount of funding which should be provided for OT in your plan, and any recommendations for appropriate group programs (e.g. Lego group) as applicable. 
  • A feedback sessio with parents/carers (45mins - 1hr)

The total cost for this package is $500. A Medicare chronic disease management plan may be used to cover some of the costs. Ongoing therapy sessions are charged in like with the NDIS rates outlined above. Travel costs may apply depending on client location. Contact us for more information.