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Neuropsychological Assessments

Neuropsychology studies the structure and function of the brain as they relate to specific psychological processes and behaviours.

Neuropsychology is a specialized field that assess’ a person’s thinking and behaviours relating to underlying organic brain mechanisms. Knowledge that is gathered can be applied to evaluate, treat and rehabilitate individuals with suspected or proven mental issues.

The purpose of the assessment can be requested to identify strengths and weaknesses in cognitive functioning for several purposes:

Community & Health

  1. Eligibility for disability/ injury support pensions
  2. Impact of brain injury to lifestyle & function
  3. Provide strategies to facilitate rehabilitation and treatment
  4. Family and friends psychoeducation
  5. Impact of medical conditions or traumatic brain injuries on thinking

Law & Insurance

  1. Decision making competencies ie. Guardianship, enduring power of attorney
  2. Risk assessments
  3. Return to work plans for those under workcover leave

Older Adults

  1. Memory assessments
  2. Identifying cognitive changes with ageing and how this impacts daily functioning/ work
  3. Assessment and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases (dementias, Parkinsons)
  4. Traumatic brain injury assessments (Strokes and aneurysms)