Referrals and Fees

DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENTS

PATCHES provides clinical diagnostic services for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Intellectual Disability (ID), Global Developmental Delay (GDD), and other behavioural and cognitive conditions.

Eligibility for diagnostic services include:

  • Referral by a GP and/or paediatrician using a GPMP, TCA and/or GPMHCP (Required)
  • Ability to fund assessment: Private pay or agency-funded (CPFS, Justice, Grant based program)
  • Client information form completed by the family, carer or legal guardian.

Send the completed form to:
diagnosis@patches-paediatrics.com.au or FAX : 08 6208 3202

 DIAGNOSTIC REFERRAL PROCESS:

STEP 1:

STEP 2:

  • GP referral:  At your GP appointment ask the GP to click on this link PATCHES GP Referral Form, export as PDF.  Determine eligibility for a GP Management Plan and/or Team Care Arrangement, and electronically email
  • A referral from a GP is compulsory and must be emailed to PATCHES prior to confirmation of a Diagnostic Assessment.

If unable to refer electronically, please:

  • Fill, scan and email both completed referral forms to PATCHES
  • PATCHES will consider the referral and make contact to confirm an appointment


THERAPY SERVICES 

Our Clinicians have experience with :

  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Global Developmental Delay and
  • many other diagnoses

Therapy Services include:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech Pathology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Carer Support Program
  • The ALERT Program
  • Positive Behaviour Therapy
  • Psychology and counselling

Intervention for Disability services eligible conditions including:

  • Autism
  • Global Developmental Delay
  • Intellectual Disability, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome
  • Other NDIS, disability services and school disability services eligible conditions
  • Other

Funding for Therapy Services:

  • Privately funded
  • DSC or NDIS
  • Agency-funded (eg. CPFS, Justice, other host agencies such as Aboriginal Medical Service or school, or partner organisation )

To refer to PATCHES Therapy Services please click on this link Therapy Services Referral Form complete the referral form and email.

FEES

Please call or  email us for fee information.