Allied Health Services

Allied health care professionals enable people with disability to improve their health, wellness, and ability to engage in life activities at home, school, or work. They also provide therapeutic services.

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How Can Allied Health Services Help Me?

Courage Support Services, Allied health professionals use an enablement approach to improve the health, wellness and capacity of people with disabilities to participate in everyday life- at home, school or the workplace.

Allied health practitioners diagnose health issues arising from a disability and support the disabled person with strategies to manage the disability and provide therapeutic care.

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Why Choose Courage Support Services For Allied Health Services?

Allied health professionals provide care and support for people with physical disabilities, psychosocial disabilities, and developmental or intellectual disabilities.

Courage Support Services provides a range of services for people who experience mental health problems, and additional support for their friends and family. These services include support in all settings, from public and private hospitals, to outpatient clinics, community health centres, private practices, in the home, workplace, school, aged care centres, mental health facilities and disability facilities.

Common areas of support include:

  • Assessments, recommendations, and support around tasks and activities of daily living such as personal care and eating.
  • Assessment of home and environmental aspects and assistance to identify equipment, furniture, and other material accommodations necessary to meet sensory needs.
  • Therapeutic care furnished to meet the physical requirements of the disability.
  • Mental health support.

Allied health roles supporting people with disability include:

  • Audiologists are experts who assess clients’ hearing ability and fit them with hearing devices.
  • Occupational therapists assess and intervene with strategies that enable people with disabilities to be as independent as possible in a range of home and community contexts.
  • Optometrists and orthoptists provide services and products for people with low vision.
  • Podiatrists are physicians who provide services promoting foot health and mobility.
  • Orthotists and prosthetists prescribe orthoses and prostheses that promote mobility, limb function, and independence.
  • Physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors can help patients with musculoskeletal issues.
  • Physiologists and physiotherapists can also provide health-enhancing wellness programs to develop strength, balance, and prevent falls.
  • Art therapists and music therapists assist people with dementia through the use of art and music.
  • Dieticians assess clients with nutritional needs necessitating specialised nutritional support.
  • While their focus is on the treatment of acute conditions, these physicians also advise on nutritional strategies to manage diabetes.
  • Speech pathologists can assess and treat sufferers of speech and swallowing problems.
  • Psychologists and social workers, occupational therapists, and other health care professionals trained in mental health issues can provide assistance to people with disabilities arising from ongoing mental illness.

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