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Northern Beaches

Providing Allied Health services, including Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology and Positive Behaviour Support to the Northern Beaches region and the wider North Sydney Region.

13/812 Pittwater Road
Dee Why, NSW 2099
Australia

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

Welcome to Better Rehab Northern Beaches

Proudly helping the Northern Beaches and North Sydney region redefine possible since 2019, our Better Rehab Northern Beaches office is conveniently located on Pittwater Road, near to Northern Beaches Hospital. From here, our team of skilled, passionate Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists and Behaviour Support Practitioners provide the in-clinic, in-home and telehealth services and support you need to meet your needs and achieve your goals.

Learn more about Better Rehab North Sydney services

Better Rehab Northern Beaches 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 Northern Beaches, 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 Northern Sydney clinic, we’ll thoroughly assess your abilities and work with you on a tailored Physiotherapy plan to help you achieve your goals.

Better Rehab Northern Beaches 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 Northern Beaches, 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 Northern Beaches, 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 Northern Sydney 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 Northern Beaches, 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 Northern Beaches provides specialist support to infants, children and young people up to the age of 16. Our team of Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, 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. Northern Beaches Occupational therapists for children with autism work to help children overcome their challenges and improve their skills.

Better Rehab Northern Sydney 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 Northern Beaches Reviews

Better Rehab Northern Beaches
5.0
Based on 8 reviews
The staff have always been extremely supportive and go out of their way to give support. You get the sense that the Occupational Therapists love the children they work with and that they love their job.
Bethany Bevan
Bethany Bevan
16:12 29 Apr 22
Our kids love going to Better Rehab. It's so much fun for them. And speech therapists and the staff are wonderful!
Rosanna Bruno
Rosanna Bruno
00:41 11 Feb 22
Amazing OT team who provide fantastic, research-based advice for my little one. I wouldn't go anywhere else!
Anne Doherty
Anne Doherty
13:03 22 Dec 21
Great occupational therapists here, I really appreciate the better rehab team at this facility. They are considerate, friendly, and well-mannered.
James Greeley
James Greeley
07:53 07 Dec 21
Thush Kinglake
Thush Kinglake
04:07 24 Sep 21
I went to the NDIS funded Better Rehab in Dee why to consult an Exercise Physiologist for the ongoing back pains and neck pains I had for months, and from day one I could see improvements in myself and now the pains are almost nonexistent thanks to the experts here.
Max Williams
Max Williams
13:25 17 Sep 21
Excellent service and guidance
Thiyansa Dissanayake
Thiyansa Dissanayake
06:31 11 Aug 21
A huge shout out to the occupational therapists team at Better Rehab in Dee Why. They have helped my father regain mobility with therapy and ensured we got the best care. Thank you!
Jessica Lewis
Jessica Lewis
06:04 03 Aug 21
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Get in touch with Better Rehab Northern Beaches

    Frequently asked questions

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    Frequently asked questions

    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.

    Better Rehab Northern Beaches 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

    Yes, you can make changes to your service at any time. Depending on the changes, we may require an amendment to your Service Agreement or to update the portal booking.

    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.

    The purpose of occupational therapy is to help you participate in meaningful activities. An occupational therapist should build treatment around what is valuable to you in your daily life.

    People also ask

    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.

    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

    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.

    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.

    Yes. We have clinicians that are mobile and can provide you with the services you need, either at home, telehealth or Better Rehab Northern Beaches Clinic.

    Better Rehab may find that information regarding your medical condition is useful in determining your needs and treatment goals. If you have any test results, medical reports, or functional assessment report, please bring them with you to the appointment.

    Better Rehab Northern Beaches and the NDIS

    Better Rehab Northern Beaches is a registered NDIS provider. If you are an NDIS participant in the Northern Beaches and North Sydney Region of New South Wales, our Northern Beaches office can develop and deliver Allied Health services to help improve your quality of life.

    Our NDIS services include Occupational Therapy in the Northern Beaches and North Sydney Region, Physiotherapy in the Northern Beaches and North Sydney Region, Exercise Physiology in the Northern Beaches and North Sydney Region, Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner in the Northern Beaches and North Sydney Region and Functional Capacity Assessment in the Northern Beaches and North Sydney Region.

    Areas serviced by Better Rehab Northern Beaches

    Dee Why
    Northern Beaches
    North Sydney
    Collaroy
    North Curl Curl
    Narraweena
    North Manly
    Manly
    Flairlight
    Balgowlah
    Queenscliff
    Curl Curl
    Beacon Hill
    Frenchs Forest
    Davidson
    Belrose
    North Narrabeen
    Elanora Heights
    Warriewood
    Mona Vale
    Newport
    Bayview
    Freshwater
    Manly Vale
    Allambie Heights
    Forestville
    Brookvale
    Fairfield
    Seaforth
    Cromer
    Palm Beach
    Avalon Beach
    Terrey Hills
    Bilgola Plateau
    Artarmon
    Lane Cove North
    Northbridge
    Wheeler Heights
    Castle Cove
    Clareville
    St Ives
    Lane Cove
    Whale Beach
    Castlecrag
    Narrabeen
    Willoughby
    Mosman
    St Leonards
    Neutral Bay
    Roseville
    Wider North Sydney region