Occupational therapist charged over alleged sexual assault of intellectually disabled woman

An occupational therapist has been charged over the alleged sexual assault of a woman with an intellectual disability.

It’s alleged the woman groomed the 38-year-old intellectually disabled victim over the course of eight months at a home in Budgewoi on the NSW Central Coast, encouraging her to have a sexual relationship.

It’s also alleged on one occasion the woman gave the victim prescription medication which made the woman sick and unable to recall what occurred.


On Friday, police executed a search warrant at the woman’s home, seizing several items.

She was arrested at Wyong Police Station around 3.30pm the same day and charged with sexual intercourse with person with intellectual disability (x2) and one count of use intoxicating substance to commit indictable offence.

She was granted conditional bail to appear at Wyong Local Court on Wednesday 2 October.