Allied Health

Your Health Is Our Priority.
Allied Health
Our Allied Health Specialists will work with you to give you the best care possible so that you can live a healthy life.
Our specialised Allied Health providers are trained in their respective areas and work together in a multi-disciplinary team approach to provide you with all the services you need in one place. This ensures that your overall health is well taken care of.

Afford’s specialist Allied Health Team is made up of Psychologists, Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists who provide both therapeutic and interventional supports that are tailored to the unique needs of clients.

Whatever support you need to keep your health and wellbeing on track, Afford cares about working with you to develop and access the right plan for you.

Allied Health
Under the NDIS, we are able to provide Capacity Building Support to:
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Improve Health and Wellbeing
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Improve Relationships – Specialist Behavioural Intervention Support- Develop Behaviour Managements Plans and training in Behaviour Management Strategies- Individual Social Skills development
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Improve Daily Living- Individual Assessment, Training and Support (including assessment for Assistive Technology)- Group and Individual Counselling – Group and Individual Therapy
Psychology involves providing specialised counselling to assist with mental health and general wellbeing.

Our Psychologists

Our counselling service is available to all our clients:

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We offer adjustable sessions based on our clients’ needs
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Specialised assessments
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Intervention counselling
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Adjustment to disabilities
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Behaviour support
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General Mental health
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Specialise in intellectual disability and autism
We use a disability framework and tailor the sessions to suit the individual’s abilities
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We are available for group sessions, home visits or online appointments, we tailor our services to suit our clients.
Speech Therapists support people with communicating or swallowing.

Assisting with speech can involve things like assisting with sign language, visual communication tools and assistive technology.

Our Speech Therapists

Our Speech Therapists stay up to date with the latest methods of therapy. We work with you to help with:

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Mealtimes and swallowing
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Managing coughing, choking or difficulty chewing
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Verbal communication using words to share information
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Improving the clarity of speech
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Non-verbal communication
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Using assistive technology
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Key Word Sign Language
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Social skills
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Visual aided communication
Occupational Therapists help people to live as independently as possible – they assist people in their home, in the workplace and out in the world.

Our Occupational Therapists

At Afford, we have a team of dedicated Occupational Therapists who are qualified and experienced in the delivery of therapy services. We work with programs such as motor skills development, conduct assessments to determine each individual’s needs and provide them with specialised support and therapy as needed.

We can help with

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Learning to be independent with personal care
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Helping clients use cooking utensils or cutlery
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Getting dressed
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Equipment assessments
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Functional assessments
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Advising on assistive equipment such as wheelchairs
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Sensory support
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And so much more
TeleCare

Afford TeleCare is an innovative virtual method of delivering allied health appointments to clients in the comfort of your own home. TeleCare enables our team to provide clients with continued care and support.

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Afford TeleCare connects individuals to professionals in psychology, occupational therapy and speech pathology via a virtual platform. Through the use of virtual platforms, we can continue providing our essential services, as well as brand new unique programs developed especially for TeleCare.

These include:

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Paediatrics Program
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Social Skills TeleCare
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Literacy
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Interaction box
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Emotional Regulation
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Sensory Modulation
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Social Engagement
By using technology, we can provide remote, contact-free, regular care throughout the current isolation and social distancing measures.

Afford TeleCare is available for our existing and new clients who wish to access this service. We are committed to developing new methods of delivering disability supports so that every person living with disability has the opportunity to achieve their goals for work, home and life under the NDIS.

As an award-winning provider, our organisational and employee initiatives will continue to lead the way in the disability sector.
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Get in touch to achieve your NDIS goals and let your abilities soar with Afford!
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