Services and Fee Schedule

At Synchrony OT we pride ourselves on offering an outstanding level of service.  Our promise to you:

  1. Our therapists have exceptional clinical reasoning skills to ensure that you will achieve great outcomes for your child.
  2. Our therapists possess a warm and playful nature which ensures that they get the best out of kids during therapy sessions.
  3. Our therapists know that every child is unique and that sessions will be tailored to their individual needs.
  4. Our therapists engage in the following professional development activities to ensure that your child receives the highest level of care:
    • Collaborate weekly with Senior OTs to ensure intensive support.
    • Participate in monthly mentoring with experts in the field of paediatrics.
    • Undergo extensive training in developmental paediatrics and attend ongoing professional development courses to maintain best practice

New Telehealth Services:

Service

Fee

Senior OT Rate

Telehealth therapy session: conducted with parent and child

What’s included within your session time:

– 5 minutes allocated at the start of the session for parents to provide a weekly update.

-Motivating child centred activities that target individual therapy goals.  It is necessary for the parent to be present for the duration of the Telehealth session to assist your child to complete these tasks.

-5-10 minutes allocated at the end of the session to discuss how to apply strategies throughout the week.

-In order to maximise the session time, your therapist will send an email prior to your appointment that includes everything that you will need to have organised for the session e.g. a session outline, handouts that may need to be printed and a list of materials to have ready.

45 minutes $130

60 minutes $160

45 minutes $140

60 minutes $170

 

Home program and telephone support consultations

– 8-week home program pack that includes information sheets, activity ideas and resources for you to implement with your child at home.

– 4 x fortnightly 30 minute telephone consults to provide guidance to parents regarding how to implement strategies.

$160/fortnight

$170/fortnight

Parent telephone consultation

– 30 minute phone appointments that can be set up on a weekly/fortnightly/monthly basis.

– Designed to provide support and advice to parents regarding how to manage your child’s specific needs in the home environment.

$95

$105

Service

Fee

Senior OT Rate

Initial Assessment
• Conducted over 2 sessions
• First appointment: 90 min session including parent interview, assessment using standardised tests and structured clinical observations.
• Second Appointment: 45 minute consultation with parent/caregiver to discuss assessment findings and develop therapy goals. Provision of a full written report.

$460

$480

NDIS Full Functional Capacity Assessment
• 2 hour clinic based assessment including parent interview, standardised tests and structured clinical observations.
• 1 hour classroom observation.
• 4 hours report writing time.

$170/hr

$180/hr

Individual Therapy session

What’s included within your session time:

  • 5 minutes allocated at the start of the session for parents to provide a weekly update.
  • Motivating child centred activities that target individual therapy goals.
  • 5-10 minutes allocated at the end of the session to discuss home-based activities to carry over strategies learnt in the session.
  • Time will be set aside at the end of the appointment to balance the account and confirm your child’s next appointment.
 

 

45 minutes $130

60 minutes $160

 

 

45 minutes $140

60 minutes $170

Interactive Metronome session
• Evidence based Interactive Metronome program delivered through motivating child centred activities.
• For best results it is recommended to complete 12 x 40 minute sessions across a 6 week period.

45 minutes $130

45 minutes $140

 

Travel for off-site sessions
• Off-site sessions can be offered during school hours to locations within 15 km of our Toowong clinic.
• If a cluster of clients can be timetabled to receive therapy at the same school or suburb, waving this travel fee may be considered.
• This fee is additional to standard session rates.

Up to 15km= $30

Up to 15km= $30

Phone Calls & Emails
• Liaison with teachers, paediatricians and other health professionals.
• Fee charged for calls longer than 15 minutes

Billed at $80 per half hour or part thereof

Billed at $85 per half hour or part thereof

Additional Documentation
• Therapy outlines
• Summary of progress reports
• Letters to paediatricians
• Detailed recommendations for schools
• Comprehensive home programs

Billed at $80 per half hour or part thereof

Billed at $85 per half hour or part thereof

Cancellation Policy 
• We value your understanding that it can be very challenging to fill time slots at short notice and appreciate you providing us with as much notice as possible if a session needs to be cancelled.
• Synchrony OT will send an email reminder 1 business day prior to scheduled appointments.
• Notification of cancellation is required before the close of business the day before scheduled appointments.
• Cancellations made on the day of appointments will incur a cancellation fee of 50% of the session fee.
• We understand that sometimes circumstances arise that are beyond your control, as such we will waive the cancellation fee 1 instance per semester.
• In the event of subsequent cancellations, we can waive the cancellation fee if a make-up session is booked, when our therapists have an available time slot, within 1 week of the original appointment time. If you are unable to make the offered make-up session, a cancellation fee will be charged.
• If sessions are repeatedly cancelled your regular appointment time slot may be offered to another family on our waiting list.

50% session fee

50% session fee

Administration Fee
• Please note that this applies to FaHCSIA (HCWA) funded sessions and NDIS plan and agency managed sessions.

$10

$10