Mr Thomas Cleary

Occupational Therapist
Sydney, NSW, Canberra, ACT and Telehealth

About Mr Thomas Cleary

Mr. Tom Cleary is a highly skilled and certified Occupational Therapist with significant experience as a treating OT, Medicolegal Expert, Hand Therapist, Senior Rehabilitation Consultant and Rehabilitation Claims Consultant. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors in Occupational Therapy from Exeter University and in 2022 became a Therapy Driver Assessor.

Currently Mr Cleary performs a mixture of claimant and defendant medicolegal work across NSW and ACT.  Assessments performed include –

  • Functional Capacity assessments,
  • Activities of Daily Living assessments,
  • Fitness to Work assessments,
  • NDIS reviews.

Mr Cleary also provided Occupational Therapy treatment to clients across a variety of insurers including –

  • OT treatment under Lifetime Care / CPT / Workcover,
  • one off ADL / Workplace assessment and
  • Total and Permanent Disability ADL assessment for life insurance

As Director of Adapt Rehab, Mr Cleary provides OT driving assessments, working with a diverse mix of clients looking to either return to driving or assess their capacity to drive, with a particular focus on return to driving following PTSD.

Mr Cleary recently qualified as an OT Driving Assessor, working with Neurological Research Australia (Neura) on a clinical trial into the effective intervention solutions for older age drivers.

Accreditations and Schemes:

  •  ACT Motor Vehicle
  •  ACT Workers’ Compensation
  •  Capacity Assessments
    •  Accommodation and Lifestyle Decisions
    • Driving capacity Assessment
  • Comcare Guide to the Assessment of Degree of Permanent Impairment
  • Fitness For Duty
  • Life Insurance – TPD and Income Protection
  • Medical Negligence
  • NSW Workers’ Compensation
  • Public and Professional Liability
  • SIRA NSW Motor Accident Guidelines Authorised Health Practitioner (AHP)

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