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Canberra

Providing personalised and proven Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology and Positive Behaviour Support services to the Canberra region.

Level 2, 26 Thynne Street
Bruce ACT 2617
Australia

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Translation services
  • Front parking and disability parking spaces available
Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 5pm


Welcome to Better Rehab Canberra

Proudly helping the Canberra community redefine possible, our Better Rehab Canberra office is conveniently located midway between University of Canberra Hospital and Calvary Public Hospital. From here, our team of skilled, passionate Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists and Behaviour Support Practitioners provide the in-home, in-clinic and telehealth services and support you need to meet your needs and achieve your goals.

Learn more about Better Rehab Canberra services

Better Rehab Canberra skilled Occupational Therapists work with participants ages between six and 65 (as well as family and carers) to provide tailored Occupational Therapy to support you at home, at work and in the community. We support you in finding ways to enhance your day-to-day life and social connectivity.

We can help you make changes to your home so you can move around with greater ease, and prescribe assistive technology or devices. We can offer support if you are diagnosed with conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorder or Autism to help you meaningfully engage with activities that matter most to you.

At Better Rehab Canberra, we believe independence and mobility are key aspects of good health and wellbeing. So our skilled Physiotherapists help adults and children get the most out of life by providing a range of tailored and proven treatments and therapies.

They will help you improve your mobility, balance, movement, posture, strength, coordination and management of chronic conditions. In your home or in our Canberra clinic, we’ll thoroughly assess your abilities and work with you on a tailored Physiotherapy plan to help you achieve your goals.

Better Rehab Canberra Positive Behaviour Support Practitioners provide a person-centred approach to behaviour that is focused on improving quality of life and reducing behaviours of concern. We work closely with you and your family, carers and support networks (and with other service providers like your Occupational Therapist) to develop intervention plans and strategies that allow you to live your best life.

Our team can help prepare you for school, work or other social activities, assist in developing communication and social skills, and build your mental health, flexibility and resilience.

At Better Rehab Canberra, we understand that it can sometimes be difficult to receive support in person. Our Telehealth services give you access to the highest standards of expert care through simple, user-friendly technology. This means you can receive therapy or be assessed without the need for travel or physical contact.

At Better Rehab Canberra, our Speech Pathologists help adults and children who have difficulties or impairments in speech (articulation of sounds), receptive language (understanding language), expressive language (using language), social communication, voice, fluency (stuttering), literacy and swallowing.

We tailor therapy and support services to participants and their families, friends and carers, and prescribe Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) where necessary. Better Rehab Canberra Speech therapy services may benefit you if you have been diagnosed with a neurological condition, an intellectual or developmental delay or hearing impairment.

At Better Rehab Canberra, we believe everyone, regardless of ability or lifestyle, benefits from regular activity and healthy eating. Our Exercise Physiologists can help you be more active by improving your fatigue levels, coordination, balance, strength, endurance and mental health.

They work with you to improve your wellbeing in ways you enjoy and which are safe for you. Our programs are tailored to your individual needs and focused on making you feel safe and comfortable.

Better Rehab Canberra provides specialist support to infants, children and young people up to the age of 16. Our team of Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists and Behaviour Support Practitioners partner with you as the parent, carer or guardian to set meaningful goals (relating to home and school tasks, building relationships and friendships, and taking part in your local community) for your child’s development, and support you in helping them achieve those goals.

If you are diagnosed with conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorder or Autism, we can offer support and help you meaningfully engage with activities you enjoy. CanberraOccupational therapists for children with autism work to help children overcome their challenges and improve their skills.

Better Rehab Canberra NDIS Driver Trained Occupational Therapists specialise in assessing fitness to drive and offer driver rehabilitation services to get you behind the wheel safely and comfortably. That includes:

  • Off-road Occupational Therapy driving assessments to test your vision, thinking and physical fitness to drive (about 1.5 hours)
  • Practical on-road Occupational Therapy NDIS driving lessons customised to your usual driving style (about 1-2 hours)
  • Driver rehabilitation services and re-training after an illness or injury
  • Ergonomic assessments to ensure that your vehicle is set up correctly for your needs
  • Vehicle modifications to ensure that your car meets your physical requirements.

Better Rehab Canberra Reviews

Dave Gardner
09:17 07 Aug 22
Lincoln McAdam
09:35 04 Jul 22
Excellent and friendly therapists. I have found everyone I encountered to be extremely helpful and knowledgeable.
Adrian Lafleur
00:51 11 Feb 22
In the last four months, my nephew has been undergoing occupational therapy at Better Rehab Canberra. I have already noticed positive changes in him. He seems to be coping well at school without any issues.
Carmen Warrington
20:13 06 Jan 22
It is wonderful to have an occupational therapist who is so engaged and attentive to our son who is autistic and has several challenges.
Michelle Dixon
03:00 09 Nov 21
The occupational therapists are always friendly and helpful. My ADHD daughter is improving as a result of going there.
Sarah Evans
06:19 14 Sep 21
I would like to highly recommend Better Rehab Canberra. They have help me with buying a lift chair for my mother through NDIS funding.
Dylan Howell
11:32 07 Sep 21
Celia Grey
00:08 02 Sep 21
Nimra Savanghan
03:38 19 Aug 21
Steph Flugel
04:47 10 Aug 21
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Get in touch with Better Rehab Canberra

    Frequently asked questions

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    Frequently asked questions

    Better Rehab Canberra a registered provider of NDIS services. Our services include:

    Occupational Therapy
    Speech Therapy
    Physiotherapy
    Exercise Physiology
    Positive Behaviour Support
    Occupational Therapy Children
    Driving Assessments
    Functional Capacity Assessments

    Yes. If you have not seen one of our therapists before, you will require an assessment. An assessment helps us to identify your needs and work out how many sessions you require to work towards your goals

    You need to have funding in the support area of Improved Daily Living in your NDIS plan. This is called CB Daily Activities on the Portal.

    The occupational therapist should assist you in taking part in activities that are meaningful to you. In order to build your treatment around your daily activities, they should take the time to understand what’s important to you.

    We have many clinicians on staff who have experience working with children and teenagers of all ages as well as their families and support workers at home, in schools, and in the community. Take a look at our occupational therapy children page for more information.

    People also ask

    Our therapists will develop goals with you during your initial assessment. These goals may change over your plan period, based on your progress and priorities.

    Our therapists will work with you on identifying your needs based on your NDIS goals and plan. During this consultation you can choose how many hours of therapy you would like and how often you would like each type of therapy.

    An NDIS plan is a document that outlines the individual’s goals for now or longer terms. It also includes their current level of independence, skills, and support needs.

    The plan is developed in consultation with the individual, their family members or carers, and other professionals in the community who are involved in supporting them.

    It is important we allocate time to write NDIS reports to:
    • Ensure we can accurately monitor your progress against your goals
    • Develop your applications for approval of items like home modifications or assistive technologies
    • Support your plan reviews to ensure you receive the required amount of funding for your ongoing support

    Yes. Our mobile occupational therapists provide you with the services you need, either at home, telehealth or Better Rehab Canberra Clinic.

    Better Rehab Canberra and the NDIS

    Better Rehab Canberra is a registered NDIS provider. If you are an NDIS participant in the Canberra region of the ACT, our Canberra office can develop and deliver Allied Health services to help improve your quality of life.

    Our NDIS services include Occupational Therapy in the Canberra region, Physiotherapy in the Canberra region, Exercise Physiology in the Canberra region, Positive Behaviour Support in the Canberra region and Functional Capacity Assessment in the Canberra region.

    Areas serviced by Better Rehab Canberra

    Belconnen
    Queanbeyan
    Woden
    Canberra ACT
    Bowral
    Nicholls
    Forde
    Griffith
    Dickson
    Mitchell
    Bonner
    Downer
    Deakin
    Turner
    Watson
    Lyneham
    Braddon
    Tuggeranong
    Franklin
    Mitchell
    Weston
    Ngunnawal
    Gungahlin
    Crace
    Bruce
    Philip
    Kaleen
    Waramanga
    Fisher
    Stirling
    Holder
    Duffy
    Wright
    Denman Prospect
    Curtin
    Garran
    Mawson
    Torrens
    Chifley
    Pearce
    Phillip
    Hughes
    Farrer
    Wanniassa
    Chisholm
    Gilmore
    Fadden
    Gowrie
    Narrabundah
    Campbell
    O'Connor
    Lyneham
    Downer
    Hackett
    Giralang
    Evatt
    Melba
    Flynn
    Reid
    Charnwood
    MacGregor
    Fraser
    Higgins
    Page
    Scullin
    Florey
    Aranda
    Macquarie
    Cook
    McKellar
    Monash
    Coombs
    Wider Australian Capital Territory Region