Ability Action Australia

NDIS Therapeutic Supports Provider

Where Can A Career In The NDIS Lead You?

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is transforming the way disability services are funded and delivered across Australia while also growing the numbers and types of jobs available in the sector. With bipartisan support and as one of the largest areas of government investment, the NDIS is expanding rapidly, making it a great long-term career […]

Ticking the boxes with ironing and movies

Ironing is a chore that most people put off, but not Trevor. The 30-year-old from Western Australia genuinely loves the process of steaming and smoothing clothes. Not only does Trevor get a kick out of turning a pile of wrinkled laundry items into a crisp, snazzy wardrobe for the week ahead, he’s now making a […]

More services in more locations at Ability Action Australia!

Ability Action Australia is now delivering an expanded range of therapeutic, positive behaviour, and employment supports across Australia.

This means we will be providing more services to our wonderful participants, across more locations, giving them more choice and control over the supports they receive.

All about mobility aids

For some people living with disability, the use of a mobility aid is key to being able to move around their home and community, and maintain their independence. Devices such as canes, walking frames and wheelchairs improve quality of life, which is why we’ve pulled together some information about what devices are available, their benefits, and which allied health professionals can prescribe them.

COVID-19 update – Supporting NDIS participants through lockdown

19 July 2021

Ability Action Australia provides a safe and essential service and continues support NDIS participants during the lock down period.

Home bathroom modifications for living independently

A well-designed bathroom can make a big difference to the enjoyment of your home, but very often this room isn’t planned and built for people living with disability. That’s where NDIS bathroom renovations and modifications come into the picture. Using a toilet, stepping into a bath, or having a shower can be dangerous and difficult […]

Occupational therapy for older adults

Ability Action Australia provides NDIS therapeutic supports for individuals of all ages. This includes occupational therapy for adults who are older, and who live with disability. Many older people living with disability want to remain independent for as long as possible so they can stay living in their own home. This in turn allows them […]

How Physiotherapy Can Help Your Child Reach Their Goals

Physiotherapists work with people of all ages and abilities. This includes providing physiotherapy for children, from birth all the way up through childhood, adolescence and young adulthood. They’ll often treat developmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder, neurological conditions such as cerebral palsy, and musculoskeletal conditions. Physios also work with children living with genetic or […]

COVID-19 update – Important information about state lockdowns

29 June 2021

Ability Action Australia provides a safe and essential service and continues support NDIS participants during the lock down period.

A day in the life of a driving occupational therapist

NDIS goals come in all shapes and sizes, and can include goals like travelling and moving around more independently – something that an occupational therapy driving assessment can help with. You may have a diagnosis that affects your ability to drive safely. This particular branch of OT focuses on supporting you, and finding ways to […]

How can Exercise Physiology help me?

Physiotherapy versus exercise physiology services: while they may sound similar, they are actually very different. More importantly, they can support you in different ways! Many of our participants see a Physiotherapist near them when their particular health circumstance means that it may be more appropriate for them to be seeking treatment from an NDIS-registered Exercise […]

How NDIS Occupational Therapy Services Can Help You Reach Your Goals

At Ability Action Australia, our NDIS registered Occupational Therapy services are all about supporting you to obtain the best possible outcomes for you, your family and your support people. Our NDIS Occupational Therapists are genuinely committed to helping you reach your goals. Sometimes, this means being creative and adaptable in the way we deliver our […]

Common conditions and how physiotherapy can help

We thought you might like to know more about the types of health conditions our NDIS physiotherapy providers can assess, diagnose and treat in the NDIS community around Australia. While our team of Physios work with people living with a wide range of conditions, by using some examples we hope to give you a better […]

All about physiotherapy

If you haven’t used an allied health service, such as physiotherapy, it can be hard to know how it might be beneficial, especially when many of us associate it with recovery from short-term illness or injury. In fact, physiotherapy is used to treat a wide range of chronic health conditions where there are problems with […]

Five invisible benefits of exercise

Clinical exercise physiologists can support people living with disability using a range of exercise-based treatment. To understand how that works however, you need to understand the different ways your body benefits from exercise! From a young age, many of us are taught the basics about how our bodies and minds benefit from regular exercise. We […]

New extended onboarding delivers results

At Ability Action Australia, we’ve introduced a new and improved national onboarding program that’s already delivering benefits to our new starters and NDIS participants. ‘Ready for Action’ is a highly structured, six-week package of learning and development activities designed to support our new therapists across Australia and set them up for long-term success. What does […]

The early years are a golden chance for intervention

Jack is four years old, and before he and his family began working with Marie-Eve, one of our senior occupational therapists, he had significant delays across all areas of his development. His parents noticed that his physical skills, his language and communication, as well as his social skills and self-care skills were all limited, and […]

Activities over the holidays: fine motor skills for pre-schoolers and toddlers

As parents and caregivers, many of you have worked with an occupational therapy service during the year to help your child perform a range of important tasks, such as self-care activities at home and different types of play. Your child will have learnt to strengthen their fine motor skills so they can carry out all kinds […]

Exercise physiologists are in a league of their own

An accredited exercise physiologist (AEP) is an allied health professional with extensive training in understanding the body’s response to exercise, although people still confuse them with personal trainers. There really is no comparison because fitness professionals work in the sport and recreation sector, whereas AEPs work in the health sector and have wide-ranging qualifications and […]

Five key facts about exercise physiology

You may have heard of exercise physiology but be hazy about exactly what it aims to achieve and how this allied health profession can improve quality of life for people living with disability. Here are five facts about how our NDIS-registered exercise physiologists change lives for the better. 1) What is exercise physiology? Accredited exercise […]

Three tips for graduates transitioning into work

As a university graduate you may be about to enter the world of full-time work, so it’s worth thinking about how to make this a successful transition. A real positive is that in allied health you’ve chosen a career you’re genuinely passionate about so you’re already likely to enjoy your job, and employers will welcome […]

Multiple benefits in modifying a home

The daily life of Samantha, a 15-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, will be made easier with the addition of a ramp to the front of her home, and also richer and more fulfilling. Samantha will have easier access to her day care program, where she has friends and can socialise. Relationships are one of the […]

How OT can help children and adults with autism spectrum disorder

Occupational Therapy can support children and adults with autism to improve how they communicate, play and relate to others. What is autism? Autism spectrum disorder, or autism, is a developmental disorder characterised by difficulties with communication and social interaction, and restricted or repetitive behaviours, interests and activities (including sensory processing issues). Autism is sometimes accompanied […]

Top five things you should know about occupational therapy

1) What is occupational therapy? Occupational therapy is a sought-after allied health profession that helps people more fully engage in the occupations, or activities, they find meaningful and necessary in everyday life. People with disability often find occupational therapy to be effective in making it possible to participate in the daily activities that are important to them. Sometimes the meaning […]

Occupational therapy in the home

During these difficult and disruptive times, Ability Action Australia remains open and committed to providing ongoing home visits for children following strict COVID safe protocols. Our dedicated and experienced occupational therapists work with children in the comfort and familiarity of their home environment, while complying with health and safety guidelines to keep families safe. Occupational […]

Calling all NDIS Occupational Therapists – We Are Recruiting

If you are an experienced NDIS Occupational Therapist with a passion for making a real difference in the lives of many, we at Ability Action Australia want to hear from you. We are expanding our NDIS Occupational Therapy services and welcoming more therapists to our growing team. Since opening our doors in early 2020, we […]

A newly published paper explores Autistic Burnout and its effects

When it comes to OT for autism, we believe it’s crucial that the occupational therapists at Ability Action Australia keep up to date with research in all areas of disability. Not only does this help us to understand the lived experiences of NDIS participants, but is also vital in ensuring our services remain current best […]

Ability Action Australia – Your NDIS registered provider

Ability Action Australia’s application to register as a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider has been approved. We are now an approved NDIS provider, supporting NDIS participants to ‘get more out of life today’. Currently, our services are primarily NDIS therapeutic supports. We deliver NDIS functional capacity assessments,

Managing Coronavirus

Ability Action Australia is taking a precautionary approach to managing the spread of COVID-19, which is in line with the latest national health advice. Our parent company, MedHealth, has a working group to ensure we are sharing information, optimising our preparation and managing any issues that may arise from the COVID-19 outbreak.

Occupational Therapy helps NDIS participants to get more out of life

Ability Action Australia provides Occupational Therapy for NDIS Participants designed to help NDIS participants bring their NDIS plan into action, maximise their independence and achieve their goals. Our Occupational Therapists are highly skilled local people who have experience in assisting and supporting NDIS participants.

A new provider for faster access to NDIS Therapeutic Supports

Looking for NSW NDIS Therapeutic Supports? Ability Action Australia has opened its doors across New South Wales to deliver NDIS Therapeutic Supports. Its mission is to help NDIS participants get more out of life today. Ability Action Australia and its parent company, MedHealth, identified the need to provide better service to NDIS

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