Arthritis NSW – NDIS Services

 

Mobile service –  Arthritis Specialists – Tailored Programs – No wait

 

Our services are backed by 50+ years experience supporting people living with Rheumatoid Arthritis – not only will you receive support and understanding from qualified professionals in their respective fields, you will also have access to the vast resources offered by Arthritis NSW. We know how best to help you manage your condition.

 

We are the arthritis experts for your NDIS needs

We treat you as an individual and take time to understand your situation in order to create a tailored and unique program based on your goals.

Exercise, joint protection, mobility, flexibility and energy saving supports are key strategies well recommended for people living with rheumatic conditions. If these are things you want to improve in your daily life and maximise  meaningful activities – let us help you.

Call us to learn more 02 9857 3300. 

 

Our Services

We are offering the following NDIS services for Self and Plan managed adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Exercise Physiology Services
  • Assessment (History, Health Measurements – Pre & Post)
  • Exercise Prescription and Supervision
  • Support and Guidance with Behaviour change (e.g. reducing barriers and goal setting)
  • Reporting (as required)

Available: Monday to Friday

Occupational Therapy Services
  • Assessment
  • Functional Capacity Assessments and Reporting
  • Equipment Prescription and Environmental Modifications
  • Education on managing pain, sleep, joint protection and hand function

Available: Tuesdays and Thursdays


Locations Covered

Sydney areas including: Northern suburbs, Inner West, CBD, North Shore, Ryde & surrounding suburbs. If you live outside of our service area, please contact us, there many be opportunities to assist or make special arrangements.

Call us to see if we service your area on 02 9857 3300. 

 

Our Practitioners

 

Andrew Cairns, Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Andrew graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2012 and has been working as an accredited exercise physiologist ever since. During his time, he has worked with a diverse range of individuals in clinical and fitness settings. He is passionate about helping others to become more aware of the role exercise plays in positively impacting their health and enjoys guiding others to better self-management and implementing life-long behavioural change. He is also the Health Services Manager at Arthritis NSW and has been with the organisation since 2016.

Specialties: behaviour change, goal setting, pain management, arthritis management

 

Lauren Beahan, Occupational Therapist

Lauren completed a Masters of Occupational Therapy (OT) at the University of Sydney, 2016. She runs her own practice specialising in rehabilitation in the home for persons with disabilities, aged or other chronic conditions. Her strengths are in helping people overcome barriers to participation in daily living activities by empowering the individual, modifying the environment and using evidence based interventions. Prior to her work in hospital and community work, Lauren was a PE teacher for 7 years. She has a keen interest in optimising quality of life outcomes and promotes healthy lifestyle habits.

Specialties: rehabilitation, upper limb therapy, sleep hygiene, problem solving

Learn more about how an OT can help you with arthritis here.

To learn more or to have one of our Practitioners contact you for a free consultation, call Arthritis NSW on 02 9857 3300 or complete the questionaire below.