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Minda Allied Health

If your goals include learning new skills, improving your health or quality of life, our Minda Allied Health therapists can support you along the way.

Whether you want to get fit, improve your communication, get more involved with your community or learn new skills to live more independently, our allied health therapists can tailor a unique program for you, with services delivered how, where and when you want them.

Explore the range of allied health therapies we offer:

Our Developmental Educators use a holistic, person-centred approach to help you learn new skills and live more independently. Developmental Educators can complete behaviour support plans, assessments and develop tailored programs to support you to achieve your goals.

Do you want to improve your diet for improved health and wellbeing? Dietitians can support you by tailoring your diet with a tasty meal plan guide and/or tube feeding regime specific to your nutritional needs and health conditions. Dietitians will help you set goals and provide realistic strategies, simple recipes and education for you and your support staff/family, to help you understand the relationship between food and health.

Take part in one-on-one facilitated dietetic sessions where you will learn practical life skills like self-care, daily routines, recreational activities, sensory processing and much more.

Exercise Physiologists are able to develop exercise programs to assist you to improve your physical function and gross motor skills. You will take part in activities in local parks, gyms, therapy spaces and pools. You can also learn new skills like swimming or riding a bike.

Individualised exercise programs are specifically tailored to each person with strategies to help improve your physical and mental well-being through personalized approaches to suit your specific needs and abilities.

Improve your motor skills through targeted exercises including hydrotherapy and learn new skills to you can enhance your coordination and balance, fostering greater independence in daily activities.

Improve your strength with targeted exercise plans, including gym, hydrotherapy and bike riding. These will help you to build strength and muscle tone, enhancing your overall physical fitness and functional abilities.

Learn more about emotional regulation where you will exercise to help aid you to manage stress, reduce anxiety and promote a sense of calm and well-being.

Increase your confidence by achieving fitness milestones and mastering new skills through exercise physiology interventions. Our team will assist you to boost your self-esteem and confidence levels, empowering you to tackle challenges with resilience and determination.

If your goal is to improve safety and participation in activities of daily living, our occupational therapists can help. Occupational therapists can tailor programs to help you learn new ways to complete daily activities, including showering, dressing, personal hygiene, toileting, holding cutlery and preparing food. They can also suggest housing and equipment modifications to help you live your best life!

Do you want to improve or maintain your independence? Physiotherapists are able to tailor exercise programs to promote mobility via both land and hydrotherapy based options. Physiotherapists can also complete assessments for falls, transfers, and provided advice and recommendations on lower limb orthotics/footwear and assistive technology.

Our psychologists will help you to develop social and interpersonal skills, work on low self-esteem, help you adjust to disability and help you learn many other new skills to assist you in living your best life.

Available for adults ages 18 and over, our psychologists will help you to develop skills in processing:

  • Grief and loss, adjusting to disability
  • Mood changes, anxiety and depression
  • Emotional regulation skills
  • Social and interpersonal skills
  • Phobias, worries, lack of confidence
  • Traumatic experience
  • Low self-esteem
  • Self-harming presentation

If this sounds like something that could help you achieve your goals, vacancies are available now with one of our fantastic therapists.

Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) focuses on an evidence-based, person centred approach towards improving a person’s quality of life.

Choice and human rights are prioritised as the foundation to address the needs of the person with disability and the underlying causes of behaviours of concern. Our behaviour support practitioners work In collaboration with the client, their family, medical practitioner and therapists to build robust individualised Behaviour Support Plans.

PBS plans aim to assist the client and their family with behaviours of concern and help them to all work together to improve the overall health and wellbeing of the client.

If your goals include improving speech or communication skills, our speech pathologists can help. Among many other things, speech pathologists can tailor programs to help you in social situations and assist with swallowing to ensure mealtimes are safe.

Where can I access allied health services?

That's up to you! Our allied-health therapists can see you in your home or at our clinic in North Brighton.

If you would like to book your appointments through telehealth, please contact us to see if you can access the service you need.

Download our Minda Allied Health brochure

What can I expect at my first appointment?

At your first appointment with us, we will start with an assessment to talk about your goals and the things you currently find challenging.

Here's an example of what you can expect:

  1. Mel, our exercise physiologist, conducts an assessment with Alex
  2. Alex has difficulty with balance
  3. Mel develops an exercise program
  4. Alex asks Mel questions
  5. Alex goes home with the information from Mel and starts to do these exercises and stretches daily

How do I book an appointment?

Ready to book your appointment? Easy peasy! Call or email us using the details below. One of our friendly staff members will help you.

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