Allied Health Services

The Physiotherapy program will include an assessment of the individual’s needs and the development of an individual care plan.

Physiotherapy Goals

  • Increase balance/ mobility and minimise risk of falls in the elderly
  • Improve upper limb and lower limb strength
  • Improve/maintain current levels of mobility and fitness
  • Improve/maintain the person’s ability to actively participate in daily activities
  • Help to minimise pain.

Program

Wednesday

Physiotherapy – 9:45 – 10:45 am – Muscle Strengthening Exercises

Friday

Morning Prayer – 8:30 – 9:15 am

Physiotherapy – 9:30 – 10:30 am – Muscle Strengthening Exercises

Cost

$ 5.00 per session

St. Catherine’s is funded through the Department of Health and Aging Program There is a small fee for attendance and a charge for meals.

Who can come to St. Catherine’s Day Care Therapy?

  • People over 65 years living in their own homes
  • People over 65 years living in low care accommodation.

Who can refer clients?

Referrals are accepted from:

Doctors. Aged Care Assessment Teams, Other Health Professionals, Friends, Relatives or the client.

Coordination of referrals

Community Co-coordinator will coordinate referrals for each therapy.