For individuals managing Parkinson’s disease, an intervention program can play a pivotal role in slowing down the advancement and severity of symptoms, leading to an enhancement in overall quality of life.
The impact of Parkinson’s disease
Receiving a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease can present a challenging journey. The evolving symptoms can influence and disrupt everyday activities. Tasks that were previously routine might now seem overwhelming, contributing to increased challenges and stress in daily life. Areas effected could include:
Did you know that with the appropriate interventions you can continue to live a fulfilling life? A tailored Parkinson’s therapy program with the support of the right rehabilitation team can help you to continue to live a fulfilling life as long as possible by:
An expert multidisciplinary team, skilled in neurological, orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions.
A program that is tailored to your unique needs and goals.
A genuine partnership between you and your clinical team so you have choice and control.
A warm and friendly environment where you feel safe and cared for.
Under the direction of a specialist rehabilitation doctor, your program can include:
The therapy was brilliant. The physiotherapists were so wonderful, patient and experienced. Their care, commitment, encouragement and knowledge have been central to my terrific results.
There are several funding options available to access our programs. These include:
Fees and charges are dependent upon your health fund and level of cover. Please check with your health fund if any additional charges apply.
Before you are admitted or before commencing your program, we will obtain approval from your insurer.
A broad range of health care and support services are available to meet the clinical needs of eligible veterans and eligible dependants.
If you do not have a funding stream, you can also choose to self-fund your program.
As a fully accredited NDIS provider, our NDIS Therapy Supports service provides NDIS participants with evidence-based allied health therapies to support, maintain and increase function and wellbeing. Click to find out more.
The first step is to obtain a referral from your specialist or GP. Medical professionals can access referral forms by clicking here.
Once we receive your referral, we will be in touch to organise a time to meet with you to discuss and review your needs and goals. We will also provide a fee estimate.
We will be in touch to organise your therapy so you can begin your rehab journey.
What is Parkinson’s disease?
What are the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease?
The four diagnostic symptoms are of Parkinson’s disease: tremor, bradykinesia (slowness of voluntary movements), muscle rigidity and postural instability. Other symptoms may include loss of smell, constipation, slowness in thinking, depression, fatigue, changes in speech fluency, micrographia (small handwriting), decrease in speech volume, sleep disturbances and swallowing changes.