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Brisbane

Providing personalised and proven Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology and Positive Behaviour Support services to the Brisbane region of Queensland.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Translation services
  • Front parking and disability parking spaces available
Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 5pm

Welcome to Better Rehab Brisbane

Better Rehab has been proudly helping Brisbane communities redefine possible since 2017. Covering the entire greater Brisbane region, from North Lakes in the north to Ipswich in the west and Springwood in the south, Better Rehab Brisbane provides the in-home and telehealth services and support you need to meet your needs and achieve your goals. Our team of skilled, passionate Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists and Behaviour Support Specialists can be found in five offices in and around Brisbane.

Better Rehab Brisbane Clinics

Learn more about Better Rehab Brisbane services

Better Rehab Brisbane skilled Occupational Therapists work with participants aged 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 Brisbane, 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 Brisbane clinic, we’ll thoroughly assess your abilities and work with you on a tailored Physiotherapy plan to help you achieve your goals.

Better Rehab Brisbane, 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 Brisbane, 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 Brisbane, 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 Brisbane 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 Brisbane, 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 Brisbane 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. Brisbane Occupational therapists for children with autism work to help children overcome their challenges and improve their skills.

Better Rehab Brisbane 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 Brisbane Reviews

Susan Gardner
09:16 07 Aug 22
Franklin Hampton
23:37 04 Jul 22
John Tsahalis
09:39 04 Jul 22
Wish I could give Better Rehab North Lakes and team more of a 5 star rating!
Victoria Millar
00:09 30 May 22
Love the therapists and very reliable and I always have appointments and forget so they’re very easy with changing or moving appointments
Julia Fahey
00:01 17 May 22
Gael McLeod
22:54 09 Mar 22
Better Rehab came to my home after I had a knee replacement. The rehab I was given in my home was practical and very useful. I felt very supported.
Jason Cooper
02:33 09 Nov 21
Excellent service from the occupational therapist at Better Rehab in Ipswich. Couldn't be happier with the results.
Margaret Jaques
08:42 04 Nov 21
My family members have had quite a few services provided by Better Rehab. Their therapists are always on time, efficient, friendly and professional. We highly recommend Better Rehab.
Samuel Willis
01:32 26 Oct 21
Better Rehab's staff is extremely knowledgeable, professional, and compassionate. They helped me rehabilitate my knee after surgery, and they always went above and beyond to make sure I was on track while keeping me comfortable and informed. If you require NDIS occupational therapy, I highly recommend their services.
Nick Williams
04:47 22 Sep 21
Jack Freeman
18:10 16 Sep 21
The speech pathology treatment at the North lakes centre of Better Rehab is absolutely amazing and my young daughter who was having a hard time with her speaking has gotten so much better at it ever since she started treatment here. And it was such a relief to have NDIS support here too. Highly recommended!
Maddison Jesse
13:44 15 Sep 21
The team at Better Rehab Springwood with NDIS support performs a fantastic job of teaching clients how to drive safely and raising community awareness about driver rehabilitation, and they were the perfect fit for our son since they understood the challenges he was facing and they were very patient and understanding with him as he slowly progressed and now his driving skills are not far away from being perfect.
Damien Livesey
23:30 14 Sep 21
Absolutely awesome Sophie Hawkins my Exercise physiologis and Rebecca Gant my Occupational therapist are legendary 👍😊
Kate Mand
12:24 06 Sep 21
Goddess Ofabundance
08:11 24 Aug 21
Goddess Ofabundance
08:07 24 Aug 21
Suzanne Gosden
23:27 19 Aug 21
Even though we are new to all of this, the visit was done in a very professional manner with kindness and understanding. Thank you very much
Nimra Savanghan
08:16 18 Aug 21
Andrew Winn
23:04 16 Jul 21
Great to deal with. Very professional service. Outstanding speech pathologist I dealt with. Recommend to anybody with a Neurological condition.
Graeme Agius
22:07 16 Feb 21
Very impressed with my services provided by Better Rehab.
Carey robinson-jackson -sams Walford
03:12 24 Nov 20
Amazing absolutely amazing Jacinta MaCarthy is fantastic extremely helpful and Will do whatever it takes to make sure you have everything needed to aid in your recovery or just to reach your goal
Peter Abbott
08:33 18 Dec 19
I recently saw an Occupational Therapist at Better Rehabilitation in Brendale. I just wanted to thank my wonderful therapist and all the kind staff for the wonderful service and the great job you all did. You have made a big difference to my life. I highly recommend this business to everyone who values professionalism and attention to detail.
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    Frequently asked questions

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    Frequently asked questions

    An occupational therapist will complete a comprehensive functional assessment, including asking about symptoms (cognitive, physical, emotional) and exploring functional issues in detail. An occupational therapist will use this information to determine what you need and want in your everyday life, as well as what obstacles you may face in achieving those goals.

    Better Rehab Brisbane is 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 Better Rehab 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.

    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 NDIS Portal.

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    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 Brisbane Clinic.

    What can Brisbane OT do for you to help you get back to everyday life?

    What specialised training does your Brisbane therapist have?

    Does Brisbane therapist have any recommendations for reading up on your condition?

    What will you need to do at home to incorporate what you learn in the clinic?

    Better Rehab Brisbane and the NDIS

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

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

    Areas serviced by Better Rehab Brisbane

    Brisbane
    Springwood
    North Lakes
    Ipswich
    Chermside
    Geebung
    Wavell Heights
    Northgate
    Banyo
    Hendra
    Wooloowin
    Gordon Park
    Lutwyche
    Windsor Brisbane
    Albion Brisbane
    Grange
    Alderley
    Stafford
    Enoggera
    Mitchelton
    Everton Park
    Stafford Height
    Chermside West
    Herston
    Paddington Brisbane
    South Brisbane
    Stones Corner
    Tarragindi
    Greenslopes
    St Luci
    Toowong
    Highgate Hill
    Yeronga
    Coorparoo
    Carina
    Holland Park West
    Bardon
    Tingalpa
    Balmoral
    Bulimba
    Camp Hill
    Seven Hills Brisbane
    Norman Park
    Morningside
    Murarrie
    Toowong
    Bardon
    The Gap
    Kenmore
    Fig Tree Pocket
    Jindalee
    Oxley
    Graceville
    Chelmer
    Corinda
    Moorooka
    Dutton Park
    Teneriffe
    Hawthorne
    Annerley
    Wider Queensland Region