Kindly contact Mariska on 0839909603 or mariska@msot.co.za


1. Referral

Contact 083 9909 603 or mariska@msot.co.za to book an appointment for an assessment.

The appointment takes approximately 3 – 4 hours, depending on the case and/or sustained injuries.

2. Assessment

The assessment may include, but not limited to:

  • a structured interview
  • observations
  • standardised- and/or norm-referenced tests
  • work samples
  • structured tasks
  • self-reporting questionnaires.

Where indicated, a worksite visit, home visit or school visit is conducted.

3. Reports

After receipt of medical reports, the occupational therapy medico legal report is compiled, detailing:

  • Background information consisting of the medical history, the accident and sequelae and the current medical intervention.
  • Assessment of occupations (basic- and instrumental activities of daily living, leisure, education, and work)
  • Summary of assessment results.
  • Loss of life amenities.
  • Residual capacity to earn an income.
  • Recommendations regarding occupational therapy vocational rehabilitation; therapeutic intervention; assistive devices; domestic-, gardening- and/or handyman assistance; personal care; transport and home adaptations.


Mariska Smith is a well-qualified occupational therapist with 14-years experience in paediatrics, physical rehabilitation, mental health, employee wellness, health promotion, functional capacity evaluations (FCE’s) and medico-legal assessments of adults and children.

Her qualifications include:

  • Magister degree in Occupational Therapy (UFS)

Dissertation title: The suitability of the DTVP-2 as a measurement instrument for 5 years and 6 months to 5 years and 11 months English-speaking children in South Africa.


  • Postgraduate Diploma in Vocational Rehabilitation (UP)

  • WorkWell certified

  • ErgoScience certified


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