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- ACT All Abilities Occupational Therapy
Services include: Occupational therapy services for people of all ages. Specialising in choosing the right wheelchair, seating solutions for complex physical disabilities, help with non-standard ways of vehicle travel, help with access to technology, home modifications, therapy for hand writing.
- ACT Education and Training Directorate
Services include: The ACT Education Directorate has responsibility to ensure students in ACT public schools can access and participate in education on the same basis as other students. Disability Education programs such as Learning Support Units, Specialist Schools and Inclusion Support Program for children with disability within ACT Government schools have not changed as a result of the introduction of the NDIS. Schools are responsible for ensuring students with disability can access both the physical environment and the school curriculum.
- AIDS Action Council of the ACT
Services include: The AIDS Action Council of the ACT provides support services for people living with HIV. Using a service delivery model, we assist individuals develop coping mechanisms to manage HIV infection. This might include counselling, dietitian clinics, advocacy, support groups and referrals. Using community development principles, we work to provide information and prevention messages about HIV to the Canberra community.
- As One Therapy Pty Limited
Services include: The principal object for which As One Therapy Pty Ltd is established is to provide benevolent relief of poverty, sickness, suffering, distress, misfortune, disability, destitution or helplessness.
- Aspect - ACT
Services include: Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia’s leading service provider for autism and other disabilities. Our specialised, evidence informed schools program is the largest in the world, with additional services that include information and advice, diagnostic assessments, behaviour support, parent and family support, and adult programs. We share evidence-informed Aspect practice and applied research nationwide.
- Assistive Technology Centre
Services include: Speech Pathologist - We provide support for Augmentative and alternative communication (ACC).
- Australian Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Pty Ltd
Services include: Occupational therapy services for adults and children in Canberra and the surrounding region. Services available include activities of daily living assessments, assessment for equipment prescription, wheelchairs or scooters, and home modifications.
- Belconnen Community Health Centre
Services include: The Belconnen Community Health Centre delivers expanded health services aimed at assisting clients to manage acute and chronic conditions in the community.
- BreastScreen ACT
Services include: Early cancer detection via breast screening for women aged over 40 without recent breast changes or symptoms.
- Brindabella Hearing and Speech Centre
Services include: Hearing/Audiology and Speech Pathology services for adults and children. We specialise in hearing aids, hearing assessments, tinnitus management and counselling, custom earplugs, hearing loss management, voice and language assessments, and speech therapy. We are a provider for the Office of Hearing, FAHCSIA and Better Start Early Intervention program. Some Medicare rebated services are available as well as some private health insurance claimed services.
- Buzz Speech Pathology
Services include: Buzz Speech Pathology provides assessment and intervention for all children with communication difficulties, including problems with using and understanding language, speech, fluency, reading and spelling. Buzz is a 'mobile' service and will visit your home or your child's school to deliver speech pathology services.
- Calvary Health Care ACT - Calvary Public Hospital
Services include: Calvary Public Hospital is funded by ACT Health and managed by Little Company of Mary Health Care. The hospital is the second major hospital in Canberra providing acute care services to the local community and surrounds. As well as providing an extensive range of inpatient services Calvary Public Hospital also provides ambulatory care and outreach facilities and services.
- Calvary John James Hospital
Services include: Calvary John James Hospital in Deakin offers an extensive range of services including general medical, maternity, rehabilitation, and both day and overnight surgery services. We are the only private hospital in the ACT with a hydrotherapy pool, and the only private hospital in Canberra offering Paediatric Surgery.
- Canberra Fertility Centre
Services include: Full service fertility clinic providing all Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) procedures including donated gametes and surrogacy, ovulation tracking, ovulation induction procedures and pregnancy monitoring for recurrent miscarriage. All testing including ultrasound andrology and pathology are done on site.
- Canberra Hospital - Canberra Sexual Health Centre (CSHC)
Services include: Canberra Sexual Health Centre provides free and friendly sexual health care including free testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections. We provide information and support with STI diagnosis, contact tracing, safer sex, sexual concerns, sexuality and same sex attraction. Canberra Sexual Health Centre also provides specialist outpatient HIV care.
- Canberra Hospital - Forensic and Medical Sexual Assault Care (FAMSAC)
Services include: Forensic and medical sexual assault care to people who have been sexually assaulted. Care consists of assessment and medical management of acute injury, pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, as well as psychological support and legal process support.
- Canberra Hospital - Paediatric Care (PatCH)
Services include: PatCH or paediatrics at Canberra Hospital, consists of several clinical areas providing care to children and adolescents under 18 years of age. Click within this listing for information on Paediatric Inpatients, Outpatient Clinics, Day Stay and Ronald McDonald House Canberra.
- Canberra Hospital - Postnatal Care
Services include: Postnatal care is provided to women after the birth of their baby, and it can also be continued into your home after discharging from the Canberra Hospital. Click within this listing for information on the Postnatal Ward and visiting hours, Midcall Program, Early Transfer Home, Breastfeeding and Lactation Support Service and Breastfeeding Information.
- Canberra O&G
Services include: Dr Susie Close provides a full range of Obstetric and Gynaecology services with a focus on high-risk Obstetrics. She also performs ultrasounds for referred patients.
- Canberra Obstetrics & Infertility
- Canberra Specialist Ultrasound
Services include: Specialist diagnostic imaging (ultrasound) for general, musculoskeletal (MSK), obstetric, vascular and paediatrics.
- Canberra Speech and Language
Services include: Paediatric speech pathology practices for children 0-6 years. Special interests include: cleft palate, hearing impairment, preschool speech, breastfeeding.
- Capital Therapy Services Pty Ltd
Services include: Capital Therapy Services provides Speech Pathology services to children with speech and/or language difficulties in Canberra and the surrounding regions.
- Capital Women's Health
Services Include: Capital Women's Health provides a comprehensive range of Women's Health Services including obstetrics and gynaecology, specialist fetal and women's ultrasound, fertility investigations and treatment, menopause management, contraceptive consultations and procedures, pap smears and general women's health care.
- Carers ACT
Services include: Carers provide unpaid care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail-aged.
- Carolyn Maree Holloway
Services include: Providing services for children with Autism Spectrum Disortder and or Developmental Dealy in Canberra; home, school or childcare.
- CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn - Watson
Services include: CatholCare is committed to providing excellence in care & assistance to families, children and individuals in the region.
- Cathy Hurman Consulting
Services include: Cathy Hurman Consulting provides speech pathology and assistive technology services to people of all ages with Complex Communication Needs (CCN) in Canberra and the surrounding regions.
- Centenary Hospital for Women & Children at the Canberra Hospital - Antenatal & Gynaecological Care
Services include: The Maternity & Gynaecology Outpatients Department at the Centenary Hospital for Women & Children is located on Level 2. The following services are provided within the Department - Midwifery Antenatal Clinics, Specialist Antenatal Clinics, Fetal Medicine Unit, Maternity Assessment Unit, Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit, Gynacology Clinics and Canberra Endometriosis Centre.
- Centenary Hospital for Women & Children at the Canberra Hospital - Birthing Options & Maternity Care
Services include: Women choosing to birth at Centenary Hospital for Women & Children have a number of pregnancy care options available including the Canberra Midwifery Program (CMP), Continuity at the Centenary Hospital Program (CatCH) and the Birthing Suite. Click within this listing for information on these services and also general information on Shared Care, Private Midwifery Care or Private Obstetric Care.
- Cerebral Palsy Alliance - Scullin
Services include: When you come to Cerebral Palsy Alliance in Canberra you will be working with an experienced team of therapists who truly understand your disability.
- Child Youth and Family Gateway
- Communicate Speech Pathology - Hackett
Services include: The Speech Therapists at Communicate Speech Pathology have been providing speech and language pathology interventions to children and adults across Sydney, Wollongong and Canberra since 2004. We have developed a reputation for providing comprehensive Speech and language therapy for a variety of communication disorders.
- Community Nutrition Service for Children, Youth & Families
Services include: ACT Health offers a Community Nutrition Service at Belconnen, Gungahlin, Tuggeranong, Phillip and City Health Centres and West Belconnen Child & Family Centre.
- Community Options
Services include: A number of in-home and community based programs providing personal care, social support, community access, domestic assistance, case management and coordination to older people and people with disabilities.
- Community Paediatric & Child Health Services
Services include: ACT Health provide a Community Paediatric and Child Health Service to families who are concerned about their child’s development (up to 16 years of age). This includes physical, intellectual and social-emotional aspects of child development. The service operates from different health centre locations across Canberra, and it employs Child Health Medical Officers (CHMOs) and Community Paediatricians.
- Deakin Gynaecology & Canberra Laser Clinic
Services include: Colposcopy/laser surgery, outpatient gynaecological surgery, prolapse surgery, management of incontinence and incontinence surgery, laparoscopic surgery, general gynaecology and specialist obstetrics. A nurse is present at all times.
- Dr Andrew Foote - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Services include: Obstetrics with over 20 years experience; a full range of gynaecological and urogynaecology services including: Mona Lisa laser vaginal rejuvenation, contraception advice, pap smear, colposcopy, pre-pregnancy and fertility advice, laparoscopy, D&C, hysteroscopy, hysterectomy, prolapse and urinary incontinence.
- Dr B Mukerjee - Gynaecology
Services include: General gynaecology, laparoscopic surgery, management for preinvasive lesions, prenatal diagnoses e.g. amneocentesis, CVS, vulvo-vaginal diseases and antenatal services.
- Dr David O'Rourke
- Dr Eliza Ahmed - Child Development
Services include: Psychological & Educational assessment and therapy services for children and families.
- Dr George Malecky - Paediatric Surgeon
Services include: Specialist paediatric surgeon that provides care in neonatal, general paediatric surgery, paediatric urology and paediatric thoracic surgery.
- Dr GJ Bates - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Services include: Dr Bates has over 30 years’ experience providing obstetrics and gynaecological care for women covering all antenatal services.
- Dr Joanne Edwards - Consultant Paediatrician
Services include: Comprehensive assessment and management of paediatric medical issues from birth to 18 years of age.
- Dr Michael Rosier - Consultant Paediatrician
Services include: Comprehensive assessment and management of paediatric medical issues from birth to 18 years of age. Dr Rosier has a special interest in paediatric epilepsy.
- Dr Nicole Sides - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Services include: A centrally located surgery, co-located with Compass Fertility and the Barton Private Hospital. A full and prompt service is always provided in reproductive medicine including assessment, ovular tracking, IVF, testicular biopsy and egg freezing. Storage of gametes including eggs and sperm and embryos provided.
- Dr Omar Gailani - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Services include: Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Antenatal Care, Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery and Urodynamics. At Capital Women's Health, Dr Omar Gailani is committed to excellence in all aspects of medical practice and his treatment starts with listening to patients about their concerns and needs, which helps to offer the best service possible.
- Dr Roji Ahuja - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Services include: Comprehensive obstetric care for women covering all antenatal services, ultrasounds, treatment and screening for medical conditions during or before pregnancy, natural child birth, operative deliveries and postnatal management. Dr Ahuja also provides gynaecological services for a range of women's health issues including pelvic pain, prolapse disorders, contraceptive management, endometriosis, fibroids, STI treatment, menstrual abnormalities and menopause management.
- Dr Sara Kashef - Paediatric Immunology and Allergy
Services include: Dr Sara Kashef provides specialist consulttions for allergy and immunology referrals in the paediatric age group. Allergy skin testing and allergen desensitisation are included.
- Dr Sim Hom Tam - Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Services include: Public and private obstetrics & gynaecology and advanced laparoscopic surgery and IVF Infertility. Dr Tam sees both private and public patients in his rooms.
- Dr Suzanna Powell Consulting Rooms
Services include: Paediatric Medicine
- Dr. Stephen Robson
- Drs Ann and Ian Crawshaw - Paediatricians
- DUO Services Australia Ltd
Services include: DUO is a leading provider of personal, home and community support services in and around Canberra. We’re here to support people to live how and where they choose through flexible and innovative opportunities for independent living.
- EACH Child - ACT
Services include: NDIS registered, Early Childhood Intervention, speech therapy, occupational therapy, small group programs, servicing children up to 12 years old.
- Eat, Speak, Learn - Speech Pathology Services
Services include: Eat, Speak, Learn - Speech Pathology Services is a Canberra based service for children aged 0-12 years old with difficulties in communication and feeding.
- Fitzroy Medical Centre
Services include: At Fitzroy Medical Centre, We're committed to providing you and your loved ones with holistic health experience in a compassionate and friendly atmosphere. We believe our patients deserve the best care and we make an effort to make sure you always feel welcome and at ease.
- Gaia Women's Specialists
Services include: Drs Rebecca McCormack and Huda Younis at Gaia Women’s Specialists provide comprehensive obstetric care for women covering a wide range of antenatal services including management of natural child birth, operative deliveries, management of high risk and IVF pregnancy. Drs McCormack and Younis also provide gynaecological services for a wide variety of women’s health issues including prolapse disorders, stress incontinence, endometriosis, fibroids, pelvic pain, contraceptive management (including Mirena) and menstrual abnormalities. Drs McCormack and Younis will see private patients by appointment and will arrange to see urgent referrals at short notice if required.
- Gail Bennell Speech Pathology - Canberra
Services include: Gail Bennell is a Qualified Speech Pathologist, who is experienced in helping nonverbal children learn to communicate.
- Garran Medical Imaging
Services Include: Garran Medical Imaging (GMI) is a new medical imaging centre designed to provide excellence at every interaction and from all angles. We provide x-ray, Ultrasound, Vascular Ultrasound, CT Scan, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, DEXA Bone Densitometry, Whole Body Composition Scans. In addition Dr Iain Duncan can provide clinical assessment and injection therapies for musculoskeletal problems.
- Goulburn Physiotherapy Centre
Services include: Physiotherapy, Hydrotherapy, Remedial Massage, Lymphedema assessment & treatment and Women's Health assessment & treatment
- Guide Dogs NSW/ACT
Services include: Free assessment and training to people of all ages who have lost some or all of their vision. Aids supplied to enhance independent access to community, vocational and education services include canes, electronic aids, guide dogs, adapted GPS. Services also include public education, access advice, and scanning programs for those who have lost vision due to stroke or Acquired Brain Injury. Training and equipment provided to individuals and agencies is all free if not covered by NDIS.
- Helen McCaffray - Occupational Therapist
Services include: Helen McCaffray provides a mobile Occupational Therapy Service within the ACT and surrounding NSW areas. Visits can be arranged at home, child care centre, preschool or school.
- Horizon Therapy Services
Services include: Horizon Occupational Therapy Services specialise in enabling clients to increase physical, psychological and social independence at home and at work, through engagement in meaningful activities.
- House with No Steps - Belconnen
Services include: As one of Australia's leading providers of disability services, we are dedicated to ensuring people with a disability have greater choice, control and freedom - we work hard to make sure everyone we support gets a fair go.
- Jenni Embleton Speech Pathology
Services include: Jenni Embleton is a Canberra based speech pathologist, specialising in helping young children with communication and feeding difficulties.
- Karen Ip Speech Pathology Clinic
Services include: Karen Ip Speech and Language Clinic has been providing speech therapy services in Canberra and surrounding regions since March 2010.
- Little Hands Occupational Therapy
Services include: We are a newly established private practice that will provide therapeutic support for children in Canberra/ACT and surrounds. Little Hands Occupational Therapy specialises in supporting children with developmental delays aged 0-6 years as well as children with high and complex needs up until the age of 18 to discover their potential and participate in everyday life.
- Marie Stopes - Canberra
Services include: High quality care in family planning and reproductive health through our licenced and accredited centres.
- Messengers Program
Services include: The Messengers Program is a Youth program managed by Tuggeranong Arts Centre and funded by the ACT Government’s office for Children, Youth and Family Support. It is an arts-based free program for young people (13-18 years) who are experiencing early signs of mental health problems and are disconnecting from their community due to a range of youth-specific issues. Generally, participants in the program are referred by school youth workers and support staff. The program services across the ACT.
- Michelle Elmitt Developmental Physiotherapy
Services include: Michelle Elmitt provides quality physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, assessment and intervention for children, those with disabilities, the elderly, and those with sporting injuries. She specialises in the facilitation of the neurological, musculoskeletal and sensory motor systems. The Developmental Physiotherapy space is a safe and comfortable environment which enables the dynamic development of these systems and encourages children to become active in their environment.
- Moruya Community Health
Services include: Provides a range of community services.
- MyOT Therapy Services
Services include: MyOT Therapy Services provide caring, client led occupational therapy services for Children and their families, people who need specialised equipment like wheelchairs, electric beds, bath seats. We are highly skilled at helping people as we have over 25 years of experience providing clinical services to the ACT community.
- Narooma Community Health Centre
Services include: Providing a range of community health services including: community nursing, early childhood clinics and immunization, diabetes educator, dietician, physiotherapy, sexual health and women's health, social work, mental health counselling and occupational therapy.
- National Health Co-op - Charnwood
Services include: The National Health Co-op is an affordable medical and health centre in the Australian Capital Territory providing General medical practice/GP and nurses.
Services include: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Exercise Physiology and Speech Pathology services to meet the needs of people with diagnosis of damage to neurological or sensory systems, or those with other complex rehabilitation conditions.
- Noah's Ark - ACT
Services include: At Noah's Ark, we are committed to working with families and the community to build better futures for children with disabilities and additional needs.
- Northcott - ACT
Services include: Our local staff are already providing NDIS supports for people with disability in the ACT. We offer a wide range of person centred services for both children and adults, all tailored to meet your individual needs and the supports funded in your NDIS Plan.
- Pambula Community Health Centre
Services include: The Community health Centre at Pambula provides many aspects of health care including dieticians, diabetic care, wound care, immunisations, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, community nursing, palliative care, cardiac rehab, pulmonary rehab, genetics and a child development unit.
- Prof. Croaker - General Paediatric Surgeon
Services include: Prof. Croaker provides a general paediatric surgery service with an emphasis on gastroenterology as well as neonatal surgery.
- Queanbeyan City Council Family & Children Services
Services include: Supports child and family services including child care, kindergartens, parenting education & support, immunisation and infant & childhood health.
- Queanbeyan Community Health Centre
Services include: A wide range of community based health services to residents of Queanbeyan and former Yarrowlumla area.
- Queen Elizabeth II Family Centre
Services include: The QEII Family Centre provides a residential program for families with young children (0-3 yrs) experiencing difficulties in the postnatal and early childhood periods.
- Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children - Canberra
Services include: RIDBC provides education, therapy, audiology and cochlear implant services for adults and children with hearing or vision loss, and their families.
- School Health Nursing Services
Services include: ACT Health provides a School Health Nursing Program to address contemporary health and social issues facing children, young people and their families. The School Health Nursing Program can help students to make a safe and healthy transition through their schooling years into adulthood.
- Seymour Psychology
Services include: Seymour Psychology is particularly focused on working with families and children with special needs.
- Sheila Norman Children's Occupational Therapist
Services include: Sheila Norman provides Occupational Therapy assessments with reports and recommendations for home and pre/school use as well as ongoing therapy as required. Sheila see's children with a wide range of difficulties including low muscle tone, developmental delay, difficulty with fine motor skills and self-help skills, pencil and writing skills, learning difficulties, ADHD, Autism spectrum disorders, Down Syndrome and some aspects of Cerebral Palsy.
- The Junction Youth Health Service
Services include: The Junction Youth Health Service provides free primary health care and support services for young people aged 12 - 25 years and their dependants, with a particular focus on young people who are homeless or otherwise at risk. Services include GPs, a nurse practitioner, a registered nurse, paediatric care, antenatal care, a smoking cessation clinic, counselling, youth worker support and outreach programs in schools and to individuals. The Junction supports young people in all aspects of their health and well-being and liaises with external health and community services to probide referral, support and advocacy.
- The Royal Society for the Blind - ACT
Services include: The Royal Society for the Blind ACT provides a wide range of rehabilitation and support services that assist people in the ACT who are blind or have low vision, to manage the effects of blindness in their daily lives.
- The Shepherd Centre
Services include: Cochlear implant program, paediatric audiology, child & family counselling, auditory-verbal therapy and speech pathology. If your child has been diagnosed with a hearing loss, or you have concerns about your child's hearing, The Shepherd Centre Canberra can help.
- Therapy 4 Kids
Services include: Therapy 4 Kids is for children from birth to adolescence. We assess and treat children with orthopaedic, developmental or neurological conditions. We are registered with Better Start and the NDIA. Our treatments include exercise prescription, casting, equipment or orthotic prescription, sport skills coaching, gym programs and early intervention. We are predominantly a mobile service to home, school or childcare. We recommend children under 6 years of age are seen in an environment that is meaningful to them. We also offer clinic by appointments for older children, those out of town or those seeking gym prescription. Home visits are available to Canberra, Jerrabomberra and Queanbeyan. An additional $50 fee is charged for home visits outside these areas bounded by Yass and Bungendore.
- Therapy ACT
Services include: Therapy ACT is a program area of the Community Services Directorate. It provides a range of multidisciplinary therapy and support services for people with delays in development and developmental disabilities.
- Tuggeranong Child and Family Centre
Services include: Child and Family Centres are a ‘one-stop-shop’ to support children and families. All services are free, and include parenting information and support, group programs, family support and community development. The centres form part of the Early Intervention and Prevention Service within the Office for Children, Youth and Family Support.
- Tumut Family Medical Centre
Services include: Tumut Family Medical Centre is a locally owned and operated business known for our professional, prompt and reliable services. We ensure high quality standards and provide the best of medical services for better recovery.
- Vision Australia Canberra
Services include: Vision Australia supports people who are blind or have low vision to live the life they choose. Services are tailored to individual needs and can include: Low Vision Clinics; Reading, writing and information access; Moving about safely; Techniques for daily living; Emotional wellbeing programs; Recommendation, supply and use of assistive equipment and technology; Support to access recreation and leisure activities; Support to access further education and training courses; Support to obtain and maintain employment; Family-centred Children's Services.
- Women's Health on Strickland
Services include: We specialise in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Other services offered in rooms are dietetics, physiotherapy, antenatal and postnatal services, pelvic floor rehabilitation and urodynamics clinic.
- Women's Health Service
Services include: ACT Health's Women’s Health Service (WHS) provides services for women by women. These include a range of nursing, medical and counselling services for women with complex health and social circumstances who have significant difficulty accessing health services.
- Yass Community Health Centre
Services include: Community health service which provides women;s health, generalist counselling, allied health services, child & family health and a sexual assault worker. There is also a mental health team.
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