South Coast Sports Medicine offer a range of services focusing on improving physical function and health, including;
- Musculoskeletal / sports medicine
- Exercise testing
- Occupational therapy
For more information about services and prevention initiatives, contact South Coast Sports Medicine.
Amity Health provide a range of health care services to country people, including Occupational Therapy (generalist and mental health practitioners), Speech Pathology, Dietetics and Diabetes Education.
Everyone can access the services and a referral is not always needed from your GP or other Health Practitioners.
No matter what age, stage, background or ethnicity, we are here to help you through your health-related challenges and concerns.
Contact Amity Health for further information about available services.
Strength and Conditioning beginner fitness program for people aged 60+.
RElax program courses provide you with opportunities to get involved with your community and look after your physical and mental health at the same time!
RElax courses include yoga, Zumba, pilates, outdoor fitness, samba drumming, pasta making and food art.
Cockburn Seniors Centre provides activities, events and services for people aged 50 years and over.
Seniors Centre members enjoy discounted services, meals and activities, including outings.
Exercise and education-based short term programs held in Albany, Mt Barker and Denmark to help people stay independent and safe in their homes. The exercises are aimed at improving strength, balance and agility for people at all levels of abilities. Through the program you have access to physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietitian, pharmacist, nursing, speech pathology, and social work.
Contact Albany Health Campus to find out what services you can access.
Want to live as well and independently as you can? Come to this quality endorsed program for older people who live in community or retirement settings.
Learn how to manage your own risk of falling over 8 fun group sessions including effective balance exercises and information from health professionals.
Program delivered at Ocean Gardens, City Beach.
For the last 8 years with between 25-35 (40-80 yo) Aboriginal clients each week Thursday between 9-1pm. The Heart Health program is designed to be flexible, adaptable, empowering, giving clients a choice on how to live there their life.
Our usual morning generally runs…
Heart Health participants come together, sharing and supporting one another in their health. While the program offers a brief physical assessment eg Blood pressure and blood sugar checks (BSL) and yarning over a cup of tea or coffee. Group diabetic education precedes a short walk about 10am and morning tea. Supervised group exercises using weights (about 11:00hrs) and static bikes then finishing with a discussion about a chronic disease issue (about 11:15hrs) followed by a healthy lunch.
Weekly exercise and education sessions are delivered by Aboriginal staff alongside non-Aboriginal health professionals (cardiac nurse, exercise physiologist) and invited speakers. This program is designed to educate and empower participates to self manage their chronic disease and reduce their future risks. A variety of educational topics are discussed including heart health, heart medications, healthy tucker and healthy weight, oral health, what is blood pressure?, cholesterol control, quitting smoking, managing stress and emotions, benefits of physical activity and diabetes.
We usually present using stories, models and yarning.
The IpAC Program provides services that offer an extension to the GP referred Chronic Disease Management (CDM) plan or through a self-referral process. High quality, interprofessional and evidence-based lifestyle programs are offered to individuals and groups in the community. The aim of these programs is to offer education and support to assist you to self manage your health concerns and optimise your health and wellbeing.
Students from various health disciplines at ECU work with qualified healthcare professionals to deliver your care program. Your participation in this program contributes to the education of the future healthcare workforce. The quality of the care is continuously monitored through the presence of clinical supervisors at all times.
Our programs include:
General Wellness/Healthy Ageing with a Chronic Disease
Stay On Your Feet® is a falls prevention program for older adults. We can provide you with free booklets and brochures, provide free volunteer led presentations to your local community group and help with information and referrals over the phone.