Wellness Services 2017-08-29T08:07:51+00:00

Wellness Services

Recreation Therapy

Our Recreation Therapists focus on your individual lifestyle and assist you to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to continue to independently participate in your recreation and leisure interests at home and in the community.

Included in your session with our recreation therapist is use of all our onsite adaptive equipment:

  • Beach access wheelchairs
  • Surfboards
  • Adapted cycles
  • Wavejet surfboards
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Adaptive fishing equipment
  • 4×4 wheelchairs
  • Segways
  • Paragolfer
  • Tennis gear

Tickets and sporting club fees relating to activity or hiring of any equipment or third party services outside of published above list will be an extra cost to guest and is based on individual quote.

Meet our Recreation Therapist, Seb:
Photo of Seb with Darren
Meet our Occupational Therapist, Dave:

Occupational Therapy

The primary goal of occupational therapy at Sargood on Collaroy is to enable people to participate in the activities of everyday life.

Your occupational therapist at SOC can help you with:

  • Seating trials and prescription
  • Home automation
  • Pressure area management
  • Equipment trials and prescription
  • Adaptive cooking
  • Wheelchair skills
  • transfer training in the community
  • training for activities of daily living e.g. dressing, grooming, rolling in bed.
  • IT set-up

Exercise Physiology

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 can help you with:

  • Strength training programs in the community
  • Joint ROM (range of motion) management programs
  • Cardiovascular training
Meet our Exercise Physiologist, Lewis:
Meet our guest attendant, Annalise:
Photo of guest attendant Petrella

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
  • Shopping
  • Laundry and domestic tasks

Clinical Nurse Educator

Our clinical nurse educators have had extensive experience working with people living with a spinal cord injury.

The clinical Nurse Educators at SOC can provide you with assistance or education in a number of areas including but not limited to:

  • Bladder and bowel management
  • Spacticity management
  • Skin and pressure area management
  • Pain management
  • Sex education and therapy
  • Fertility information
  • Carer education
Meet our Clinical Nurse Educator, Rita:
Meet our Yoga Instructor, Lisa:
Adaptive Yoga overlooking Collaroy Beach

Adaptive Yoga Instructor

Run by an internationally trained yoga teacher, offering adapted yoga specifically to people with spinal cord injury. Adapted yoga offers physical, mental and emotional benefits for people with spinal cord injury.

Adaptive Golf Pro

Revolutionise your game through private lessons with our professional PGA golf pro or at our golf clinics.

Meet our Golf Pro, Lochy:
Photo of Lochy, Gold Pro

Other wellness Therapies that you can access at Sargood on Collaroy include:

  • Osteopathy
  • Remedial massage
  • Beauty therapy

These services are delivered by contractors to Sargood on Collaroy and are currently not included in the Accommodation Packages.