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Meeting patients' needs involves evaluation, consultation to develop a treatment programme, treatment to maximise the patient's skills for living and overall ability to participate in their everyday tasks and life roles. The occupational therapist also assists the person to return home from hospital by arranging community supports and resources required. See website links for further information available: EntryProcedures Referral from within RAH for inpatient and outpatients. External doctor referrals may be received for patients requiring specialised OT services unavailable in the community. Please contact the OT department for further information: WaitingListDetails The occupational therapy activities may take place in the hospital ward, the OT Department, at the patient's home or on visits into other community settings.