Ability Action Australia

NDIS Therapeutic Supports Provider

We’re proud to partner with thousands of people from across Australia and support them to get more out of life today. Whether it’s living in their own home for the first time ever, accessing supports to improve mobility and gain more freedom, or meeting daily needs more safely, the NDIS participants that we work with are seeking to reach a goal that is important to them. These are some of their stories.

Collaboration – and Zoom – make change possible

Our team of Occupational Therapists will often adapt the way we provide support, giving us more flexibility in how we carry out your NDIS support plan and helping us overcome obstacles. Learn how telehealth and our nationwide team have allowed us to expand our reach and support participants like Peter.

Financial autonomy returned

With the support of Ability Action Australia’s occupational therapists, Julia now has the skills and confidence to manage her own finances, plan for the future, and take charge of her life – something she never had the opportunity to do before. Read on to learn how we we were able to reach these huge milestones!

Marathon wait ends in green light for wheelchair ramp

Jeanette and her family have received a tremendous boost with the long-awaited news that an indispensable wheelchair ramp will be installed at the entrance of their Sydney home. NDIS home modifications such as this can have a dramatic impact on quality of life for NDIS participants.

Sensory toys donation helps Daniel with his independence

Our OTs are always on the lookout for ways to make a difference to the lives of participants, even when this seems unachievable. In many cases, this can mean prescribing novel and out-of-the-box supports. Daniel’s story is a great example of how creative thinking can lead to better support!

A good night’s sleep for all with new pressure care mattress

Occupational therapy can provide support in a number of different areas. This month Dania will sleep in her own bed for the first time ever, after a successful trial of a pressure care mattress that both actively heals her pressure sores and offers a comfortable sleep surface.

Colin improves by leaps and bounds

Colin, 52, suffered a stroke in 2016 that left him with paralysis down the right side of his body as well as significant pain and fatigue when walking. Since starting Exercise Physiology just three months ago, Colin has made giant strides in his recovery, already conquering one goal and is moving onto the next.

A long road, but a better life is waiting for Petra

After spending nine long years in a mental health unit of a Sydney hospital, Petra engaged with Ability Action Australia through the NDIS. Now she is finally set to move into supported housing in the community, where she can begin to improve her quality of life.

Back to top