Functional Rehab Clinic Children with Disabilities
Dr Chanka Nanayakkara will join our team of Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Pathologist and Social Worker to offer a comprehensive Functional Rehab Clinic, encompassing both Specialist Medical and Allied Health Services. We will work collaboratively with your team of community therapists and support workers to meet your goals. Through this clinic we can support you to lead an active and fulfilled life. Referrals can be sent via email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 02 49332677. Alternatively, request a call back here and we will get in touch. http://www.beyondboundariesrehab.com.au/contact
Client Centred School or Home Based Therapy
Our experienced Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Social Workers will guide you to establish meaningful and individualised goals before creating a fun person-centred plan which is up to date with leading evidence and research. Our team will help you achieve these goals through one-one sessions with Therapists or Allied Health Assistants when appropriate or through home/school based programs.
BBR staff will endeavour to always work collaboratively with other service providers to make sure you are getting the most holistic, evidence based support possible.
Our Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech Pathologists and Allied Health Assistants are able to provide support in our clinic, OR your home, school, preschool, or community setting of your choice. Appointments within the local Maitland area do not incur a travel fee.
BR will be running groups throughout the year on an as needs basis targeting specific areas of development or need. The size of each group will be determined by the individual goals and abilities of participants. Group options available:
Independent use of both manual and power wheelchair use – these groups are aimed at children and young people who are new to wheelchair use. This group focuses on safety, independent mobility and how to look after your wheelchair.
Healthy Lifestyle Choices
This group is aimed at young people with a disability who wish to maintain a healthy balance in their life, and who wish to learn more about making healthy choices, for both mental and physical fitness.
Fitness for Disability
This group is targeted at all children and young people with a disability who wish to stay or get active! This group is run by a qualified personal trainer, under the guidance of registered therapists. Individual goals can be worked on during these groups, or come along for general fun and fitness. Activities will be adapted individually to meet the needs of those within the group. Bookings are essential.
Yoga and Mindfulness
Yoga and mindfulness for children with a disability. To encourage strength, mindfulness and socialisation.
Getting Ready for School
Helping children and families with disabilities get ready to start kindy. While individual skills will be worked on in this group, we are also able to provide an individual plan with recommendations for you to take along to your classroom teacher.
Upper Limb Function
This group aims to help you work on upper limb and fine motor skills, to help increase your function, achieve your individualised goals and to live your life without limits while meeting and socialising with other people.
BBR is committed to helping those in the community expand their knowledge and spread awareness and understanding of specific diagnoses. BBR is able to provide workshops for staff, and families at a location of your choice, including schools, preschools, group homes, interagency networks etc or we can cater for small intimate group sessions at our BBR offices. Topics include:
Starting school or preschool and how to include a child with a disability.
Play & Development
Development milestones and the importance of play.
The importance of motor development.
Functional anatomy refresher
For new graduates or therapists who just wish to freshen up!