Posture & Positioning
We help people with disabilities optimise their posture and positioning to increase independence, ensure comfort and minimise any risk of injury.
How we can help
Posture refers to the way the body is positioned. A person’s postural needs will change depending on the activities they are doing, such as eating, sleeping, moving or showering for example. Our team of qualified therapists and support staff help children and adults with disabilities, their families and carers manage posture and position throughout a 24 hour routine.
Support can include:
- Assessment of the individual, their environment and functional activity
- Trial of aids and equipment
- Provision and setup of equipment
- Training and education on safe use of equipment
- Monitoring and review of positioning and equipment
- Training for safe transfers
- Supportive therapies such as for exercise, stretching and hydrotherapy programs
- Referral to specialist services for customised splinting, orthotics, seating or sleep systems
- Specialised positioning for communication skill development
- Participation in play via positioning
Our service is flexible and tailored to the needs of each individual, their family and carers.