Occupational Therapy (OT) support and services aim to help our guests discover equipment, techniques and strategies to maximise their ability for independent participation in everyday activities. Trial the latest in home automation and adaptive technology. Before putting expensive equipment in your own home, why not trial it at Sargood? Occupational Therapy is available as part of all packages.
CLINICAL NURSE EDUCATOR
Our Clinical Nurse Educator offers education and training to guests and staff in all aspects of spinal cord injury such as: sexuality, fertility, bladder management, bowel management, skin management, pain management & equipment demonstrations. Our Clinical Nurse Educator is available as part of all accommodation packages.
Exercise Physiologists deliver and evaluate safe and effective exercise interventions for people who have acute, sub-acute or chronic medical conditions, injuries and disabilities.
Your exercise physiologist at Sargood on Collaroy runs group Gym Classes as part of the weekly activities program working on: strength, range of motion and cardiovascular fitness. Gym Classes are included in all accommodation packages (not room rate only).
Our Specialist Vocational Consultants will help guide those who wish to explore returning to work or study, during weekly workshops. It’s a chance to find out more about what’s happening in the ‘working with a SCI’ space, look at your work history, interests and ideas, and even develop or review your CV. A follow up service is also offered once our guests have returned home.
Guest Attendants (Support Workers)
Our guest attendants have been specifically trained to support people living spinal cord injuries with such things as:
- Personal care
- Recreation and leisure assistance
- Community access
- Meal preparation and mealtime assistance
- Laundry and domestic tasks
*Up to 6 hours of assistance from Guest Attendants is included in our Wellness and Support Package. If extra hours are required they can be purchased at $58/hr .