Professional Health Care at Home
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Our team of health professionals, including Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dietitians, Exercise Physiologists and Social Workers, can visit you in your home to help you with a range of issues that affect your health and well-being.

From advice about transitioning to aged care or managing diabetes through to installing hand rails in your home or treating a shoulder injury. Together, we’ll create a personalised care plan that takes into account your specific needs, and provide you with a suite of services that improve your mobility and well-being.

Whether you need assistance for a short time or ongoing weekly support, Ozcare can help.

Allied Health Services
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Assessment for Mobility, Environment and Home Modification

If you’re experiencing difficulty keeping your balance or moving around your home, our allied health team can help you find the best ways to keep you safe and mobile.

This can include:

  • Adding hand rails or making safety modifications to your home
  • Attending group programs such as Find Your Feet to prevent falls and improve balance
  • Referrals for the use of equipment and aids such as ramps, toilet aids, shower chairs and wheelie walkers
Assessment for Aids and Equipment

Our team of health professionals conduct assessments in your home and community to advise you about different products that can help you remain independent in your home.

We provide you with a referral and in some cases help you to access state government funding for subsided aids and equipment. Read more about the Queensland Government’s medical aids funding programs.

The aids and equipment we refer include:

  • Mobility aids such as wheelchairs and wheelie walkers
  • Daily living aids such as hoists and shower chairs
  • Continence aids
Social Work

If you need help with adjusting to changes in your life, or are having difficulties with illness, injury or relationships, our social workers can help you with education, advice and support.

There are many reasons why you might want to speak with a social worker:

  • Adjusting to a recently diagnosed illness, treatment or injury
  • End of life support such as dealing with grief or concerns about death or dying
  • Carer issues such as stress, burden or crisis
  • Elder abuse including self-neglect
  • Family conflict that interferes with medical treatment or recovery
  • Transition into aged care facilities including the application process
  • Financial concerns, mental health and legal issues
Diabetes and Weight Management

Our team of health professionals can help you with the challenges of living with diabetes such as maintaining a healthy weight and keeping health problems at bay. We work with you to find the best solutions and methods of support that you can make part of your everyday life.

Services include:

  • Assessment
  • Education and group programs
  • Dietitian services
Pain Management and Symptom Control

If you’re having difficulty managing symptoms associated with a chronic disease, or are in pain, our allied health team can work with you to assess ways to manage your symptoms in a way that best fits your lifestyle.

Services include:

  • Assessment
  • Education and group programs
  • Exercise programs
  • Social work
  • Therapy, including massage, physiotherapy and acupuncture
  • TENS
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Referrals to clinics
Coping Strategies for Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Helps seniors and those living with chronic illness to improve their health and wellbeing through education and exercise programs.

Home and Group Exercise Programs

We can assist with a range of supported exercise programs to improve your health and well-being:

  • Hydrotherapy sessions (individual and group)
  • Find Your Feet programs (falls prevention for seniors)
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis group classes

Allied Health Professionals
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Physiotherapists

If you have an injury, are recovering from surgery, or have a disability, our physiotherapists can help you regain movement and reduce pain through the use of manual therapies, exercise programs and other techniques.

Services include:

  • Assessment
  • Exercise programs to improve mobility and strengthen muscles
  • Group programs and personalised exercise programs to improve mobility
  • Joint manipulation and mobilisation to reduce pain and stiffness
  • Muscle re-education to improve control
  • Airway clearance techniques and breathing exercises
  • Soft tissue mobilisation (massage)
  • Acupuncture / dry needling
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Assistance with the use of aids, splints, crutches, walking sticks and wheelchairs

We offer physiotherapy services to people living in and around:

  • Brisbane North
  • Gladstone
  • Gold Coast
  • Ipswich
  • Noosa
  • North Lakes
  • Rockhampton
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Toowoomba
  • Townsville

Read more about physiotherapy on the Australian Physiotherapy Association website

Occupational Therapists

Our occupational therapists visit you in your home to assess and advise you on ways to make it safer and more comfortable. This can include modifications such as installing grab rails in bathrooms, aids that make reaching objects easier, or making changes to the way you do tasks.

Services include:

  • Home safety assessments
  • Falls prevention advice and group programs
  • Equipment prescription, including shower chairs, hoists, and pressure care aids
  • Mobility aid prescription, including all types of wheelchairs and wheelie walkers
  • Assessment for home modifications including grab rails, ramps and bathroom modification
  • Advice on making daily tasks easier

We offer occupational therapy services to people living in and around:

  • Gold Coast
  • Ipswich
  • Toowoomba
  • North Lakes
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Noosa
  • Hervey Bay
  • Bundaberg
  • Gladstone
  • Miriam Vale
  • Mount Perry
  • Rockhampton
  • Mackay
  • Townsville
  • Cairns

Read more about occupational therapy on the Occupational Therapy Australia website­.

Dietetics

Dietitians provide food and nutrition advice to help you prevent and treat illness and disease through an understanding of the relationship between food and health.

Services include:

  • Nutritional assessment and practical recommendations tailored to you
  • Nutritional management for conditions such as cancer, heart diseases, depression, COPD, and eating disorders
  • Weight management including weight loss, gain or maintenance
  • Nutrition advice for bowel conditions such as constipation, IBS, diverticulitis, and stomas
  • Management of chronic conditions such as diabetes and renal disease
  • Group programs that focus on education about nutrition and dietetics

We offer dietetics services to people living in and around:

  • Gold Coast
  • Toowoomba
  • North Lakes
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Bundaberg
  • Mount Perry
  • Miriam Vale

Read more about dietetics on the Dietitians Association of Australia website.

Social Work

If you need help with adjusting to changes in your life, or are having difficulties with illness, injury or relationships, our social workers can help you with education, advice and support.

There are many reasons why you might want to speak with a social worker:

  • Adjusting to a recently diagnosed illness, treatment or injury
  • End of life support such as dealing with grief or concerns about death or dying
  • Carer issues such as stress, burden or crisis
  • Elder abuse including self-neglect
  • Family conflict that interferes with medical treatment or recovery
  • Transition into aged care facilities including the application process
  • Financial concerns, mental health and legal issues

We offer social work services to people living in and around:

  • Gold Coast
  • Brisbane North
  • North Lakes
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Hervey Bay
  • Bundaberg
  • Miriam Vale
  • Mount Perry
Exercise Physiology

Our exercise physiologists can help you to prevent and manage injuries and chronic diseases, such as diabetes, through the use ofpersonalised exercise programs. We show you how to incorporate exercise in a way that suits your lifestyle, so you can reduce pain and improve your heart health, general health, and wellbeing.

Services include:

  • Development of safe, effective, personalised exercise plans
  • Assessing movement capacity in people of all ages
  • Health education, advice and support
  • Group programs such as Lung in Action
  • Physical activity advice and clinical exercise prescription for those at high-risk of developing or with existing chronic health conditions
  • Rehabilitation and advice following the acute stage of injury, surgery, or recovery

We offer exercise physiology services to people living in and around:

  • North Lakes
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Miriam Vale
  • Mount Perry

Read more about exercise physiology on the Exercise and Sports Science website.

Podiatry

Our podiatrists are qualified health professionals specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders, medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs.

Services include:

  • Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of foot and lower limb conditions
  • Foot checks to test foot mobility, sensitivity and injury
  • Treatment of ulcers, infections and related problems
  • Education for those with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, arthritis and neuropathy that affect the feet and lower limbs
  • General foot care, toe-nail clipping and treatment of hard nails, bunions and hammertoes
  • Assessment and provision of orthotics for foot correction

We offer podiatry services to people living in and around:

  • Ipswich

Read more about podiatry on the Australasian Podiatry Council website.

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Get help to complete everyday tasks at home such as housework, showering, grooming and preparing meals. We can also support you to keep doing the things you enjoy at home or out in your local community.

Low Level Support Ongoing

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Home Care Packages

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Gold Coast Branch Locations

Ozcare Gold Coast

214-218 Highfield Drive, Robina

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Ipswich Branch Locations

Ozcare Ipswich

2 Joffre Street, Booval QLD

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Toowoomba Branch Locations

Ozcare Toowoomba

10 Pechey Street, Toowoomba

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Ozcare Warwick

4/70 Fitzroy Street, Warwick

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Brisbane Branch Locations

Ozcare Brisbane North

113 Kittyhawk Drive, Chermside

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Ozcare Brisbane South

65 Commercial Road, Shailer Park

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Ozcare North Lakes

5 Endeavour Boulevard, North Lakes

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Sunshine Coast Branch Locations

Ozcare Sunshine Coast

Currimundi Marketplace, Nicklin Way, Currimundi

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Wide Bay Branch Locations

Ozcare Hervey Bay

14 Torquay Road, Pialba

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Ozcare Bundaberg & Mount Perry

73 Woongarra Street, Bundaberg

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Central Queensland Branch Locations

Ozcare Gladstone

80-84 Breslin Street

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Ozcare Rockhampton

87 Alma Street, Rockhampton

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Ozcare Emerald

6 Yamala Street, Emerald

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North Queensland Branch Locations

Ozcare Mackay

32 Victoria Street, Mackay

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Ozcare Townsville

53-57 Mooney Street, Townsville

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Far North Queensland Branch Locations

Ozcare Cairns

16-20 Martyn Street, Cairns

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