Matt Firth - Occupational Therapy services in Cooktown and surrounds,
A graduate of Australian Catholic University's Occupational Therapy program, Matt has experience working across metropolitan, regional and remote services in both physical and mental health streams. Matt has a passion for improving health outcomes in disadvantaged groups and remote areas, and creating positive change in communities.
By Appointment Only
Therapy Connect is Australia’s leading online NDIS allied health provider, dedicated to delivering faster and easier access to highly qualified and experienced therapists across the country.
We match our therapists to the individual needs and goals of our clients, to ensure we get better outcomes for people living with disability. Our services include occupational and speech therapy, dietetics, physiotherapy and psychology. While we have a strong focus on working with children and adolescents with autism and developmental delays, our clients include NDIS participants of all ages.
Mind Matters is a private psychology practice based in Cairns specialising in mental health treatments for people of all ages. Therapeutic interventions include brain based therapies like neurofeedback, traditional talk therapies, auditory training and integrative medicine. We also provide occupational therapy, multi sensory tutoring services and skills building for kids and adolescents on the spectrum.
More than just talk therapy
....because a healthy mind matters!
Offering the following therapies for adults:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Solution Focused Therapy
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing
As well as tailoring the above therapies for children we also offer the following:
Animal Assisted Therapy
Emily Hayward, Occupational Therapist has a passion for helping people reach their potential. She works with both children and adults. Emily is trained in conducting assessments, interactive metronome, auditory processing training and general OT therapy. Mind Matters accept NDIS clients (Self & Plan Managed).
The team of OT's are focused on Worksite assessment, workplace rehab assessments -work disability providing supported wage assessment ongoing support assessments for providers, helping with reasonable adjustments and modifications to the person with disability entering and staying in the workforce.
Note: they invoice ABN's not so much an individual or NIDS service.
Lots of information on their website that goes into more details and the huge number of services they provide (for 18+yrs old).
Phone 1300 361 953 or Trisha 041 331 3039
Autism Queensland provides speech pathology and occupational therapy services for people of all ages.
Limited psychology services are currently available in Cairns.
Autism Queensland Cairns is located at Edmonton, Cairns. Our specialist therapy and teaching team provide the following services for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families living in Cairns, Atherton, Innisfail, Weipa and surrounding areas.
Education services - we have the only Autism specific independent school here in Cairns for children attending prep-yr6.
Groups for Children and Adolescents (7-17 years)
Individual Therapy (all ages)
Allied Health & Diagnostic Assessments
School Advisory Service
Autism Queensland School (Prep – Year 6)
AQ are registered to provide support connection and coordination of supports to NDIS participants who have provision for this service in their NDIS plan.
Ten Years Younger Home Care is a registered NDIS Provider who delivers a superior, reliable and unique wrap around care model that puts Participants first.
We specialise in providing tailored personal & clinical care to complex and specialised care needs by our dedicated, experienced and consistent registered and, certified care team.
Our collaborative approach includes an array of services, such as:
Pressure injury prevention and care
Complex wound management
PEG/HEG stoma management
Complex bowel management
Respiratory care and care planning
Post hospital care review and planning
24/7 on call nursing support
Allied Health network
Functional capacity assessments
Intervention plans and ongoing occupational therapy
Assistive technology and home modification assessments
Accommodation assessments (SDA)
Home and living assessments
Along with our coveted personal care, domestic assistance, 24/7 care, meal preparation, shopping, gardening, transport, pet care, companionship and social support services.
Royal Rehab lifeworks has begun operation in the Far North Queensland Region!
We are a multi-disciplined allied health team consisting of
Positive Behavioural Supports
Allied Health Assistants
We have a brand-new clinic that will be opening in the coming weeks with a purpose built gym, fully accessible for NDIS Participants as well as numerous consult rooms. We will be able to do consultations in clinic or out in the community.
We are currently servicing the Cairns region as well as the Atherton Tablelands with plans to expand this radius as we grow. We can’t wait to offer this service to the people of Cairns and are taking on new referrals right now!
Cairns Occupational Therapy provides Occupational Therapy services on a fee for service basis. Established 18 years ago by a Cairns local we aim to provide functional rehabilitation to increase safety and independence at home and work. We have four OTs to meet your needs.
We have expertise in Hand, wrist and arm therapy - including splinting
Scar, swelling and lymphoedema management - including prescription of compression garments
Home / work modifications and assistive equipment prescription and training
Pain management therapy - especially for neuropathic pain and chronic pain
Rehab following brain injury
Work rehabilitation services
breakthru is a national not-for-profit organisation with over 25 years of experience supporting people with disability. As a registered NDIS provider, we support people of all ages to achieve independence through capacity building services like Supported Independent Living (SIL), Support Coordination, and School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES). breakthru also offer a variety of core supports, including assistance with community participation and more.
Most recently breakthru has introduced Allied Health services to our growing service offering to include Occupational Therapy, Clinical Counselling and Psychology, Behavioural Supports, and Speech Therapy to help our customers live their best life.
We are also excited to introduce new SIL accommodation in Atherton, where we provide 24 hour supports for up to 3 clients living in the Tablelands region.
If you are interested in finding out more about breakthru Atherton and Cairns please reach out today at: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
7/1 Jack Street, Atherton - Phone: 0437 575 038
At Wellness Embodied, our Vision is to make Far North Queensland the healthiest region in Australia and our holistic, multi-disciplinary team practice according to our values of Compassion, Leadership, Integrity, Consistency & Kindness.
Our Cairns Physiotherapists offer in clinic appointments, as well as home visits from Edmonton to Palm Cove (with capacity to service Innisfail & Yarrabah with sufficient participants).
We also offer 1;1 hydrotherapy in several Cairns pools, as well as in clinic Rehab Exercise classes, Clinical Pilates, Osteoporosis/ Osteopenia classes, GLA;d hip/ knee arthritis classes. Our clinical interest areas include, but are not limited to, kids & adults neurological rehabilitation (MS, post stroke, developmental delay, Cerebral Palsy, mental health concerns, poor mobility, Parkinson’s disease and more), vestibular rehabilitation (for vertigo, dizziness, motion sickness and balance issues), post concussion syndrome/ traumatic brain injury, pain management, DMA Clinical Pilates, Craniosacral therapy, myofascial release, stretching and more. We tailor our services to meet your specific needs. We are Cairns only Complete Concussions Clinic and our Cairns Dizziness Clinic provides specialist care for people with Vertigo and Dizziness.
We provide in clinic, as well as home visit Physiotherapy and AT script writing in our Cooktown clinic, as well as in Hopevale & Wujal Wujal.
Our Exercise Physiologist Kate works with clients of all ages to improve their strength, mobility & function in our in-clinic Rehab Gym @ 30 Scott Street, Parramatta Park. She works in school hours Tuesday- Thursday.
Our Occupational Therapist in Cairns, Jesse, sees older teenagers through to adults for neurological rehabilitation, with some FCAs and limited home mods.
Our Cooktown Occupational Therapist, Chloe, sees kids through adults via Telehealth and in person, with some FCA reporting also.
Other services in our Cairns clinics: Remedial Massage, Myotherapy Naturopathy, Osteopathy, Custom Orthotics, Physiotherapist led running assessments & strength & conditioning.
We listen to our clients, ensuring their needs are heard and are paramount in the development of treatment plans.Referrals are not necessary to book an assessment or session with one of our Cairns NDIS team.
Please contact our NDIS liaison person, Danielle on firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss. For clients who are plan managed, we are generally able to invoice your plan managers directly. Self-funded clients often pay us directly and claim the money back themselves.
30 Scott Street, Parramatta Park, 4870
6-8 George Cannon Drive, Mount Sheridan 4868
32 Helen Street, Cooktown, 4895
Christine Coop - Mental Health Private Practice, based in Townsville, Mackay and Cairns, that provides Mental Health Occupational Therapy. Mobile Service.
Karin Naude - Occupational Therapist - NQ Driving Assessments.
Maintaining independence through driving
Shop 12, Clifton Village, Cook Highway, Clifton Beach.
Assessment and therapy services for neurodiverse individuals across the lifespan. FCAs, Cognitive assessments, Group Programs.
Accessible to: Self and plan managed NDIS clients.
Mobile service from Innisfail to Mossman.
Contact Emma Collihole : email@example.com
Sharon Coles - Cairns OT service for parents and children.
Professional development includes;
ADOS-2 training (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule)
Helping Behaviourally Challenged Students Do Well (Dr Ross Greene – "The Explosive Child")
Social Thinking (presented by founder Michelle Garcia-Winner)
Advanced Learn to Play (therapeutic play)
Occupational Performance Coaching
DIR Floortime - introductory course
Focusing on Positive Mealtime Experiences for Children and their Families
Level 2 & 3 Triple P training
Spectronics Inclusive Learning Technologies conference
Developing Effective Pretend Play Skills
'Getting it Write' workshop
Cognitive Orientation to Occupational Performance
Perceive, Recall, Plan, Perform (PRPP) assessment training
Propel Occupational Therapy
OT service for 18yrs +
Townsville based but will come to Cairns on Demand, so can have regular therapy as well as assessment’s done.
Occupational Therapy Assessments such as:
Functional Capacity Assessment
Support Needs Assessment
Sensory Processing Assessment
Contact Corah, Phone 4724 3684
(you’ll find us within the AbbaCare offices at the above addresses)
Alliance Rehabilitation is one of the largest private, interdisciplinary health teams in North Queensland. We believe in leading change through a holistic, passionate, and team-driven approach to service.
From health and wellbeing to disability and support, we provide diverse services, both public and private, to help you achieve your goals and attain quality of life.
Alliance Rehabilitation is a Registered National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Provider with a wide range of therapy services, assessments for home modification and assistive technology through the NDIS.
Face to face appointments are available now for:
Dietetics & nutrition
Our greater team visits by appointment (and via telehealth), with the practitioners chosen before each visit to meet community need. These include:
Services are also available privately or through the Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA), WorkCover Queensland, the National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIISQ), corporate and Medicare arrangements.
Alliance Rehabilitation Cairns clinic is located at Level 2, 19 Aplin Street. Appointments are by booking only, call 07 4772 1219 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Providing high quality, person-centred mobile OT services across Cairns, Gordonvale, Port Douglas, Tablelands and Cassowary Coast.
Having grown up in North Queensland, Mark understands what it means to be a part of a community, the importance of giving back to community, and the value of being able to access high quality health care in regional Queensland.
Mark’s formal qualification of a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy is coupled with almost a decade of experience, as well as holding a number of senior and management roles across both Townsville and Cairns. Mark is also a qualified Occupational Therapy Driving Assessor.
Mark is experienced in a variety of clinical settings, having worked with a number of insurance schemes (i.e. NDIS, WorkCover QLD), and holds interests in Autism, Intellectual Disability, Dementia, Stroke and Mental Health. His professional values of integrity, respect and compassion underpin Remarkable OT's mission - to improve the quality of life of people with a disability in Far North QLD.
Contact Mark Hayward - email@example.com
Cairns based Innate Therapies provides counselling and Art Therapy for: Children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.
Workshops include: Anger management for boys & Girls Self-esteem for girls and women Stress management & Parenting programs.
We utilise a range of modalities in our practice including, but not limited to,
Sensorimotor Art Therapy
Clay Field Therapy
Symbol Work and Sand Play
Emotional Freedom Technique
Initiatic Art Therapy.
Some or all of these modalities may be used dependant on each individual's needs.
We also have an occupational therapist on board.
The Soul Shack – FNQ Occupational Therapy is a registered NDIS provider on the outskirts of Cairns that provides activity-based short-term accommodation / respite care for people with disability.
We run supported five-day group stays once a fortnight. Our stays are open to people of all ages, with support provided at a minimum 1:2 support ratio.
The Soul Shack is a two-acre farm-stay property in Deeral, with a huge tropical atrium (perfect for rainy days), a fruit tree orchard, and a host of beautiful, friendly animals (including miniature horses, donkeys, cows, pigs, chickens, geese, ducks, guinea pigs, cockatiels, cats, and dogs).
We can accommodate up to 24 guests in comfortable, air-conditioned, dorm-style rooms.
Each stay is packed with activities that have been intentionally selected or developed by an Occupational Therapist to work towards improving guests’ functional capacity and independence. The team at The Soul Shack is varied and diverse, and includes an Occupational Therapist, Allied Health Assistants, support workers, students, carers, and people with disability.
We provide an all-in-one immersive group stay situation where people with disability can improve their functional capacity and independence, develop their social skills, make new friends, and take part in all kinds of fun and challenging activities—all in a safe and supportive environment.
Our NDIS team are a group of highly experienced Allied Health Professionals who work closely with participants to identify their needs and assist in achieving goals.We believe in leading change through a holistic, passionate and team driven approach. We offer services to participants on NDIS plans that are of both child and adult age and in addition to face to face assessments, we are also able to offer home assessments and telehealth appointments.
We currently have capacity for OT and Psychology with referrals made via the easy to complete online referral process at the website address.
Current occupational therapy services offered include:
• Functional capacity assessments;
• Improved daily living skills and retraining;
• AT assessments and prescription;
• Equipment prescription;
• Manual and powered wheelchair assessment and prescription;
• Minor home modifications;
• Early intervention;
• Falls assessment and prevention;
• Comprehensive report writing;
• Ongoing therapy, support and management.
Current psychology services offered include:
• Specialised assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health, behavioural and emotional conditions;
• Assessment of cognitive or intellectual functioning;
• Rehabilitation and management of cognitive difficulties;
• Support with adjustment to a new health condition or challenges related to a lifelong disability;
• Support around issues including grief, loss, depression, self-esteem, motivation, goal setting, anger, social skills identity, interpersonal conflict and managing fatigue
See website for referrals
Amanda Mason - DriveAbility is an Occupational Therapy Driving Assessment service assisting people with medical conditions return to driving.
AT assessments and Complex Home Mods.
OT for Adults
Provides advice and support for daily living needs, home modifications and assessments prescription for assistive technology, Modification advice and applications for funding and NDIS participant therapy, Assessments and reporting (Function capacity & Assistive Technology).
Hello to everyone living in beautiful Cairns and FNQ! Joel is a kiwi-born converted Aussie who has been practising occupational therapy for 8 years. Joel has lived and worked all around Australia from Darwin to Broome, Perth to Lightning Ridge, small farming communities and remote stations and communities... and now most recently Cairns and the Cape!
Joel has worked alongside the Royal Flying Doctor Service, headspace as well as many public and private organisations.
Mobile Occupational Therapy Clinic.
Clinical specialties include:
Neurological (ABI, and upper limb rehabilitation following stroke);
Mental Health and psycho-social interventions
Paediatric assessment and interventions
Plus a whole range of standardised and non-standardised Occupational Therapy Interventions!|
Please see the facebook page link below! A website soon to follow!
Always feel welcome to call/email/message your want, needs and expectations and to discuss your circumstances to see how we can support!
All the very best! Joel from POTS! firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephanie Whiteside - a private occupational therapy services for children 0 - 18 years in Cairns and surrounding areas.
Self-managed and Plan managed NDIS clients.
Specialised Allied Health Services for Northern Territory and North Queensland including rural and remote locations.
Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Social Work / Counselling
Cairns region from Yarrabah to Northern Beaches
Far North Queensland to Cape York (including all communities throughout to TSI)
Regular remote trips throughout Cape York
OT / FCE assessments
Physiotherapy (face to face and telehealth)
Occupational Therapy (face to face and telehealth)
Speech Therapy (face to face and telehealth)
Social Work / Counselling (face to face and telehealth)
All services can be provided at home, within the clinic or on country
Cairns North Community Health Facility - Child Development Service.
Parenting and family support service.
Donnita Appleton – Senior Phone 4226 4332
Kelly Rigney – Senior T,W Phone 4226 4332
Services include Speech therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Physiotherapy, Feeding Therapy.
Bulk billing available for many 30 minute services with a valid Medicare referral and Concession Card. See our funding and rebates section on our website for further details.
Our NDIS team are a group of highly experienced Allied Health Professionals who work closely with participants to identify their needs and assist in achieving goals.
We believe in leading change through a holistic, passionate and team driven approach.
We offer services to participants on NDIS plans that are of adult age and in addition to assessments in our gym or suite rooms, we are also able to offer home assessments and telehealth appointments.
Services offered include:
· Functional capacity assessments;
· Improved daily living skills and retraining;
· AT assessments and prescription;
· Equipment prescription;
· Manual and powered wheelchair assessment and prescription;
· Minor home modifications;
· Early intervention;
· Falls assessment and prevention;
· Manual handling training and programs;
· Manual therapy
· Gait and mobility assessment and intervention;
· General balance, strength and conditioning assessment and programs;
· Nutrition assessments and planning;
· Rehabilitation exercises classes;
· Parkinson’s disease rehabilitation;
· Persistent Pain program;
· Cardiac rehabilitation;
· Comprehensive report writing.
“Changing the world, one amazing family at a time…”
As both a long-term carer to her 3 special needs children and a mother of 5, Jana has experienced the serious and significant effects of disability and chronic illness within her own family. By combining both her learnt skills as an Occupational therapist, paired with her extensive experiences in patient and family advocacy within her own family, Jana and her incredible team offer to be a foundation of support for any family requiring assistance in patient and family advocacy support services both locally and interstate.
Occupational therapy focuses on assisting individuals of all ages and abilities and their parents, partners, carers, and families to develop essential skills across one’s daily life, so that they may become the very BEST version of themselves!
Using multidimensional therapy approaches, in a transdisciplinary therapeutic setting, Foundation of Hope Therapies is here to help you develop the skills to meet critical developmental milestones, essential for your current and future life goals and roles.
ADOS - Autism Assessments now available.
We look forward to providing a ray of HOPE for you and your family!
National Service - Our team provides services in occupational therapy, speech therapy and physiotherapy disciplines. Our clinicians specialise in a range of conditions across the lifespan covering paediatric and adult populations.
Andrew Price Business Relationship Officer
Phone 0481 834 896 OT (TELEHEALTH)
AHP Cairns and surrounds, face to face appointments (Mobile) and telehealth.
Paediatrics and Adults.
Functional capacity assessments, activities of daily living retraining, home automation and smart technology, enabling independence through technology, assistive technology reports and general Occupational Therapy reporting.
Cara (Cairns OT) - I Enjoy working with paediatrics and adults in disability sector. Previously worked in aged care .
I have a strong clinical background with ADHD and ASD, anxiety, depression and chronic fatigue.
I look forward to build on knowledge and skills to effectively empower confidence and independence in service users.
Referral form https://airtable.com/shrx8OmlVrPpJd9v8
I’m a Pediatric Occupational Therapist who uses a holistic approach to working with kids. I look at the health of the child’s environment, the caregiver/child relationship, and a child’s sensory and motor systems. These three main areas can impact a child’s ability to engage with the world around them. If these systems are not balanced then we simply can not be in the just-right state for learning, where true progress happens.
Areas of Expertise and Trainings:
CLASI CASI: Certificate in Ayres Sensory Integration
Integrated Listening System: SSP and Focus System
Feeding: SOS, AEIOU, Beckman Oral Motor, TOTS
Reflex Integration: MNRI, Vital Links Building Blocks to Sensory Integration
Handwriting: Handwriting without Tears
Providing face to face and virtual allied health services to those in need in regional, rural and remote communities and locations in Australia.
Well Balanced Care services a number of indigenous communities as far away as Doomadgee, heading towards the Northern Territory border, in the Gulf of Carpentaria and up to Thursday Island and as far south as Bundaberg and regional areas.
Services provided by experienced clinicians who understand the challenges of living in Regional, Rural and Remote locations.
Our team of allied health care professionals work with you, your family and carers, and your support network to build a care plan that provides the best possible care.
We draw upon the expertise of Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists, Mental Health Professionals, Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers, Exercise Physiologists, and Dietitians to create a care plan that meets your personalised needs.
Camille the Speech pathologist travels to Normanton, Innisfail, Cairns and the Tablelands and work with both adults and paediatrics. To refer go to https://wbcare.com.au/refer-a-client
NDIS Allied Health Therapists servicing Cape York and Torres Strait Islands.
At On Country Allied Health Services, our staff are experienced health professionals providing services to Cape York and Torres Strait Islands. Our Directors, Dion and Brendan have strong affiliations with first nations people, with Dion identifying as a proud Wakka Wakka man and Brendan having close cultural acceptance in the Thursday Island community.
We provide occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech pathology services to your local area, with an experienced team of health professionals who are experts in their field.
With a range of services available, we can help you to identify personal goals and work towards achieving them, whether it be related to motor skills, visual perception, social skills and more. You can rely on our experts to manage your NDIS journey and achieve your goals.
Deborah Ford - Icon is a FNQ based private practice - We work in the community to optimise independence with practical solutions. Deborah has a particular interest in working with children and adults to promote and achieve maximum independence, function, postural support and care through equipment prescription, functional assessment and home modification.
Home Assessment & Modifications
Daily Living Skills
Seating and postural support
I see both Adults & children for
• FCA - completed only for current, ongoing clients (see above area of support)
• I have capacity for above areas of support – generally can offer initial appointment within 1mth, dependent on need, location and priority
Paediatric allied health service providing occupational therapy assessment and reporting, individual occupational therapy sessions, dietetics, social work services, early childhood development specialist interventions and group programs.
Servicing children aged 0-9 years.
Barbara Powell - Paediatrics OT
Services Offered by: Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologist and Allied Health Assistants.
Mobile Service assisting children 0-18 years in their home, daycare, school or community settings in the Cairns Region.
What we do:
Individual assessment and therapy sessions – with an Occupational Therapist and/or Speech Pathologist
OT and Speech Pathology designed programs delivered by Allied Health Assistants
Small group sessions – targeting feeding and food tolerance, social competency and self-regulation skills
Written reports & Functional Capacity Assessments
*** Unable to take new referrals - Currently waitlist is closed ***
Kylie Drabsch is a mental health professional and occupational therapist with over 20 years experience working with people facing challenges which impact their emotional well-being. She has a practical, evidenced based and person-centred approach to your care. Kylie is pleased to be able to offer a range of therapeutic strategies, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Sensory Modulation, as a part of an integrated approach to your better health and well-being.
Kylie is consulting from: Trinity Clinic, upstairs.
[downstairs consults available, please ask when booking]
National 360 (previously called National OT)
Therapists are mobile and provide home visits.
Behaviour support - Telehealth only
Cairns and Atherton Tablelands.
Atherton Tablelands. Home visits on a regular basis. Services that we can provide include (but are not limited to):
• Early intervention
• Falls prevention and assessment
• AT and equipment prescription, including manual and powered mobility, sports specific AT, walking frames, standing frames, shower chairs, etc.
• Manual handling training and plans
• Gait and mobility assessment and intervention
• General strength and conditioning programs
Matthew Ebden - Psychosocial Occupational Therapy. Implementing a variety of occupational therapy techniques that are participant-focused and culturally sensitive. Services available in home, work, school and community or via Telehealth.
Drawing on extensive experience and best available research evidence, we work as a partners in participant recovery in the following areas:
Functional assessment - Personal care - Household tasks - Education - Transport use - Employment - Healthy lifestyle -
Mobility - Goal development - Health promotion - Social inclusion - Outdoor pursuits - Recreation - Assistive technologies - Budgeting -
Communication - Relationships - Personal development - Volunteering - Community activities - Life-satisfaction - Skill development -
Physical activity - Money handling - Nature for health - Social skills
Implementing a variety of occupational therapy techniques that are participant-focused and culturally sensitive, including:
Education and training
Practical and activity-based interventions
Individual and group interventions
Liaising with care coordinators, support workers, family, healthcare agencies, employers, education providers, volunteer and community organisations
Partnering with health professionals such as psychologists, social workers, speech therapists, physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, psychiatrists, general practitioners and dieticians
Mobile service and Telehealth
We are thrilled to share with you the exciting news of our rebrand from FNQ Chronic Pain and Disease Rehabilitation to Thriving Lives Co.
We have always been driven by our purpose of empowering our community to live a life they love. Now we have a name that reflects that purpose. Whilst we do have a new name, we are all still the same people, with the same values, with no change in ownership. Locally owned and passionate about providing exceptional healthcare to people in our region.
The excitement continues… Thriving Lives Co has now opened our new clinic in Cairns. Located at 208 Buchan Street, Bungalow (corner of Quigley Street). Our Practitioners are providing appointments Monday to Friday across all disciplines.
Below is an update regarding our current capacity within the allied health team:
Our team of EP's, Lauren Senini; Brianna Haydon; Rachael Lear; Paul Simmonds; Kathryn Cann; Shona Edwards; and Damien Torrisi have no waitlist and immediate capacity throughout the Cairns, Atherton, Cassowary Coast regions. David is at full capacity. We are accepting expressions of interest to increase our service delivery for people in Julatten, Port Douglas and Mossman.
Our team of two, Jordan Bonner and Kadell Pearce have capacity for in clinic, hydrotherapy and home visits in the Cairns and Yarrabah region and are accepting expressions of interest for the Port Douglas and Mossman region.
Allied Health Assistants:
Our team of two, Glen Hayward and Evie Cox, have no waitlist and immediate capacity for home, gym, pool or clinic visits in the Cairns region.
Ally Willis, Paediatric and Adult OT: Assessments - 3-4 week wait | Ongoing therapy - full capacity
Lucy Ruttiman, Paediatric OT: Ongoing therapy - full capacity
Marcus Alderson, Adult OT: Assessments - 3 -4 week wait | Ongoing therapy - full capacity
Max Walton, Paediatric OT for ongoing, Adult OT Assessments – 3-4 week wait | Ongoing therapy - full capacity
We are doing a slow rollout of the rebrand over time so there will be a period of transition between contact details and branding, and we apologise for the confusion.
If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact myself, Donna, or Tricia, on 0435 515 470.
Delwyn Sheehan - Delwyn is a very experienced occupational therapist who has been providing services in these communities for more than 20 years. Her skills are very broad and have been developed to meet the needs of the local families.
Hand therapy, Soft Tissue Therapy, Lymphoedema management, chronic pain management, psycho-social strategies for anxiety and behaviour management including Sensory Integration Therapy, rehabilitation, home modification are some of the services available through this practice.
Port Douglas / Mossman area
On site, at home or in the community
Disability Specialists is a Cairns and surrounds mobile Occupational Therapy Service.
Anneke Andrews - Sees Paediatrics & Adults.
Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) – Would you like your own accessible home in Cairns or surrounds to live in?
SDA is a highly specialised area of OT.
Supported Independent Living (SILS) – Are you looking to move out of home and live with other? For clients requiring support worker assistance in the home environment to assist with activities of daily living, developing and building life skills.
We offer OT services to clients on NDIS plans from 7 years to 65 years of age. Disability Specialists specialise in functional assessment reports, specialist disability accommodation applications, activities of daily living retraining, behaviours, and training. Mobile Cairns and surrounds
Disability Specialists is a client-centered evidence-based practice with years of proven experience.
All conditions are assessed including; physical, sensory, cognitive, mental health, neurological and behavioural.
Disability Specialists is a Cairns and surrounds mobile Occupational Therapy Service.
Disability Specialists maintain a high ethical standard and produce quality reports in a timely manner so you are not left waiting.
We have had many successful client outcomes to date at initial planning meetings, reviews and appeal stages with our thorough recommendations.
Mobile Cairns and surrounds
Contact Anneke Andrews OT, Mobile 0478958900
Hollie Fisher - At My Life Occupational Therapy, we are passionate about supporting individuals across all ages to reach their goals. Whatever these may be!
With therapy sessions available to take place in the community or home setting. Our aim is to keep therapy sessions client-centered, practical and fun for the client.
Paediatrics - 0-18 yrs old
Serving Atherton, Mareeba and surrounding communities.
The Whole Child brings together a team of experienced and passionate paediatric occupational therapists who are committed to building strong connections with the children they work with and their families. The team has a unique approach that considers a holistic view incorporating development, learning, play, sensory processing, social relationships and emotional wellbeing.
The Whole Child stands on the bridge between the medical, educational and natural health models, and consultations regarding GAPS (Gut and Psychology/Physiology Syndrome) are also available within the OT service.
RAR Therapy - Psychology, Positive Behaviour Support and Occupational Therapy paediatrics through to adults, including ongoing therapy, complex/simple home mods and AT.
Speech Services for adults only.
Located on the iconic and accessible Cairns Esplanade, the Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre is dedicated to supporting the health and wellbeing of people with spinal cord damage and other physical disabilities.
Everything about the Centre has been built to be fully accessible for wheelchair and mobility device users, from the accommodation to the Active Gym, Café and Community Rooms.
Spinal Life Australia is a leading provider of advocacy, therapy and supports for people with spinal cord damage and related physical disabilities.
With more than 55 years of experience, the organisation works in partnership with clients to assist them to achieve their goals and live independently.
The organisation also offers a range of member services including regional networks to meet like-minded people and share information and experiences, as well as advocate for change on a local, state and national level.
Exercise Physiology at Healthy Living Centre. Provides support for sessions at accessible Active Gym or Hydro Pool. Development of informed exercise and training plans.
Exercise Physiologist: Elise Reddicliffe email@example.com
Neuro Physiotherapist: Julie Ince
Spinal Life Carins - Accommodation
The Healthy Living Centre is a premium accessible accommodation and disability care provider. We provide short and medium term accommodation and relaxing holiday retreats for people with a disability and their friends and families.
Healthy Living Centre has 7 self-contained, fully accessible units, with 1 or 2 bedrooms.
Offer options for short-term, transitional or holiday accommodation
Our centre is located on the Cairns Esplanade and offers seven fully accessible apartments featuring the latest adaptive equipment and home automation technology. Each room has been thoughtfully designed to ensure your stay is comfortable and stress free.
Whether you’re looking for short or medium term accommodation, attending a medical appointment or needing a relaxing holiday retreat, we’re here to make your stay as enjoyable and stress-free as possible.
Phone 1300 774 625, 2-4 Smith Street, North Cairns, QLD 4870
https://www.spinalhealthyliving.com.au/accommodation Book online https://www.spinalhealthyliving.com.au/shop