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Allied Health

If your goals include learning new skills, improving your health or quality of life, our 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.

Do you want to improve physical function including gross motor skills? Exercise Physiologists are able to develop exercise programs and promote physical activity in a variety of settings including local parks, gyms, therapy spaces and pools. Our Exercise Physiologist are able to help you learn new skills like swimming or riding a bike.

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 can help with counselling and support for whatever reason you may need it, including grief and loss and times of change. Psychologists can also assist with the development of positive behavior support plans.

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 clinics in Brighton and Elizabeth.* You can also book appointments through telehealth.**

*Not all allied health services are offered at our Elizabeth clinic. Please contact us to see if the service you need is offered here.

**Telehealth is not offered by all allied health services - for example, wheelchair assessments must be done in person. Please contact us to see if you can access the service you need through Telehealth.

Download our Allied Health Therapies 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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