Allied Health & Wellness

Helping people return to mobile, active lives

Allied Health Services and Wellness division

Altaira’s Allied Health Services and Wellness division is a provider of Physiotherapy services and Occupational Therapy services in Residential Aged Care, Community Care and the Corporate Health sector.

Our highly specialised Allied Health and Wellness team of clinicians are passionate about providing the highest holistic and evidence-based care, with a various range of services to suit company or individual needs.

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View our full range physiotherapy services that will get you back to your best

Our full complement of services range from, but are not limited to:

Pre Employment Functional Assessments

  • General health checks
  • Musculoskeletal assessment
  • Functional assessment components
  • Tailored to suit the needs of individual businesses and specific roles

Musculoskeletal Treatment

  • Soft tissue massage
  • Joint mobilisations
  • Postural education

Return to Work / Occupational Rehabilitation

  • Rehabilitation management support
  • Promote staff to remain at work and return to work in a safe and effective manner
  • Fit For Work
  • Worksite Assessments
  • Ergonomic Assessments
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations

Pressure Care Management

  • For seating and beds in a care facility and/or community setting

Highly Proficient in 4b Treatments

  • We are also available to conduct 4a treatments if required

Home Exercise Programs

  • Prescription of individualised and specific home exercise programs
  • Help empower clients to self-manage their own rehabilitation
  • Focus on maintaining / restoring functional independence and quality of life

Dry Needling

  • Assist with pain relief
  • Promote healing
  • Restore functional range of movement

Neurological Rehabilitation

Provision of rehabilitation services for clients following:

  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain or spinal cord injuries
  • Other neurological conditions resulting in disability, including NDIS clients

Proficient ACFI Documentation

  • Supporting the highest possible claim for each resident to ensure full healthcare needs are being met

Manual Handling Training

  • Provision of regular manual handling training for staff
  • Individualised to be specific for different roles (e.g. Nurses, Care Workers, Allied Health)

Pain Management

  • Provision of various modalities and treatment techniques
  • Assist in reduction and management of acute and chronic pain, as well as pain education where indicated

Mobility Equipment Prescription and Procurement Advice

  • Prescription and Training of mobility equipment including four wheeled walker, rollator frame, pick up frame, walking stick, etc

Falls Prevention and Falls Reviews

  • Comprehensive analysis of clients with falls history or at high risk of falls
  • Strategies to help reduce falls risk
  • Improve overall mobility to promote functional independence

Pain Management Reviews

  • Reviews of 4b treatments every 3 months or as care needs change

Injury Prevention Screening Training

  • Injury screening program tailored towards self-awareness and early identification of chronic injuries
  • Empower clients to self-manage their own rehabilitation with pause / reversal exercises and help prevent recurrence

We strongly believe

  • in quality care comes from quality staff
  • in the importance of building relationships with the residents and facility staff
  • in providing continuation of staff (which in turn helps build relationships with the residents and the facility staff)
  • in providing trustworthy staff
  • in caring for the residents as if they are our own family members
  • in receiving and providing feedback (positive/ negative)
  • it is our privilege to assist you

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