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Therapy Focus CEO Alison Kelly
13 June 2024

CEO Update: Winter 2024

June marks the end of the financial year and another busy period for the team here at Therapy...

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3 June 2024

Free therapy program supports school-readiness in children

Thanks to generous support from Telethon and Stan Perron, Therapy Focus is offering a free early intervention...

21 May 2024

Therapy Focus Board welcomes new Directors

The Therapy Focus Board is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Directors Julianne Adams and...

Two Therapy Focus clinicians have been recognised for their commitment to supporting people with disability at the 2024 Disability Support Awards.
13 May 2024

Innovation and Leadership celebrated at 2024 Disability Support Awards

Two Therapy Focus clinicians have been recognised for their commitment to supporting people with disability...

2023 People's Choice Award winner holding a trophy
2 April 2024

2024 People’s Choice Award nominations now open!

Celebrate Therapy Focus staff who have gone above and beyond by nominating them for our 2024 People’s...

Jake with Senior Assistive Technology Consultant, Carla Berlingeri
21 March 2024

Team work helps Jake be heard

With the support of a multidisciplinary therapy team, Jake Vance has been trialling communication devices...

18 March 2024

Join our RAP Committee

We're seeking new members to join our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Committee as part of our commitment to...

Therapy Focus CEO Alison Kelly
15 March 2024

CEO Update: Autumn 2024

The team at Therapy Focus hit the ground running in 2024, with CEO Alison Kelly reflecting on a busy start to...

Therapy Focus's 2023 Graduates
22 February 2024

Celebrating our 2023 Graduates

In February, the ten allied health clinicians who completed our 2023 Graduate Program were celebrated at the...

14 February 2024

Therapy Focus charts its course for 2024-28

Therapy Focus unveils its 2024-28 Strategic Plan focusing on customer experience, people and culture,...

9 February 2024

Festival of Learning offers diverse knowledge and expert insights

On Monday 5 February, Therapy Focus staff came together at Joondalup Resort for a day of learning facilitated...

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10 January 2024

COVID-19: What we’re doing to protect our community

As COVID-19 outbreaks continue, Therapy Focus is taking steps to protect the health and safety of our...

Therapy Focus CEO Alison Kelly
14 December 2023

CEO Update: Summer 2024

As 2023 draws to a close, Therapy Focus CEO Alison Kelly reflects on an eventful year and provides an update...

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6 December 2023

A day of fun, inclusivity, and celebration!

On Sunday 3 December, Therapy Focus customers, staff, their families and friends came together at Beaton Park...

12 October 2023

Empowering your allied health career at every step

At Therapy Focus, we believe in the power of education and continuous growth Whether you're considering a...

2 October 2023

Welcoming Chief Financial Officer, Karissa Goold

Therapy Focus has welcomed its newest Executive, Mai Welsh, who brings 30 years’ experience in the Public,...

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7 September 2023

Gala Dinner celebrates the people behind 25 years

On Friday 27 July, staff and special guests came together at HBF Stadium for a Gala Dinner in celebration of...

A young man using a Litegait machine with his therapist and parent watching
25 May 2023

Intensive therapy centre offers the latest tech in WA first

WA-based disability service provider, Therapy Focus, is set to open an intensive therapy centre offering...

A man and woman stand either side of Fat Cat against a colourful wall that says Telethon. The man had brown and blonde hair and wears a purple Therapy Focus polo shirt. The woman has mid-length light hair and wears a black Therapy Focus shirt.
26 April 2023

20 Years as a Telethon Beneficiary

For the last 20 years, Therapy Focus has been fortunate to be named a Telethon Beneficiary In that time, the...

Members of the Therapy Focus team pose together in front of a blue backdrop.
29 March 2023

Celebrating excellence at the Disability Support Awards

On Friday 24 March, around 700 people attended Crown Perth to celebrate the 2023 Disability Support Awards,...

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27 February 2023

Therapy Focus Board welcomes new Directors

The Therapy Focus Board is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Directors Julianne Adams and...

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8 December 2022

Therapy Focus Board welcomes Fiona Notley

The Therapy Focus Board has welcomed its newest member, Fiona Notley, who was appointed in November 2022...

3 November 2022

2022 Staff Awards

One of our favourite times of the year is when we get the opportunity to celebrate the incredible...

1 November 2022

Animal Crossing creates a supportive environment

Therapy Focus’ Gaming Therapy program has continued to grow and evolve with the use of the popular online...

Therapy Focus CEO Alison Kelly with Board Chair Fiona Payne
1 August 2022

Welcoming CEO Alison Kelly

The Board of Therapy Focus is delighted to announce the appointment of our new CEO, Alison...

25 July 2022

Paul connects through the power of magnification

51-year-old Paul Scortaioli is a happy fellow who loves to read the newspapers, enjoys looking at photos and...

20 June 2022

Leroy goes for gold at the Special Olympics

In October 2022, Leroy Sassine will be jet-setting across the nation to attend his second National Special...

Two therapists, a young boy and a mother stand in a garden next to each other. They are smiling towards a camera.
31 May 2022

Paul’s private bathroom sanctuary

Toileting with ease and privacy is something many of us take for granted For Paul, achieving independence in...

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27 May 2022

Welcoming new CEO Alison Kelly

The Board of Therapy Focus is delighted to announce the appointment of our new CEO, Alison...

Sam sits in her wheelchair at her back door. She is smiling and has long blonde hair.
28 April 2022

Sam’s extraordinary journey to independence

With the support of innovative assistive technology, people who live with physical disabilities like Sam can...

Ethan sits at the dinning table with his family and smiles at the camera. He is wearing a collared shirt.
2 March 2022

Mealtime magic for Ethan and his family

Through Therapy Focus’ mealtime management support, Ethan and his family can now enjoy mealtime...

Carl with his wife and Labrador
2 March 2022

Carl’s extraordinary journey made his best friend happy

Through Therapy Focus’ Assistive Technology support, Carl can do more things in his day without...

Cam and Maisie sit on a mat and are smiling at each other. Maisie is clapping.
23 February 2022

Cam kicks yet another goal!

From smashing his ballet goals to tying his shoelaces, there is nothing stopping Cam on his extraordinary...

Participants engage in Minecraft Gaming Therapy at Shenton College.
22 February 2022

Gaming Therapy makes student friendships a priority at Shenton College

In partnership with Therapy Focus, WA’s leading therapy service provider, Shenton College adopted a new way...

Customer Ashleigh access Gaming Therapy on her laptop.
27 January 2022

Ashleigh accesses Gaming Therapy from Christmas Island

Whether you’re ‘near, far or wherever you are’ our Gaming Therapy can access you anywhere Just ask...

22 December 2021

Daredevil Ryan roams the beach once again

After acquiring a brain injury in 2011, former Constable and Therapy Focus customer Ryan has finally been...

Stephanie plays with a customer.
9 December 2021

Returning to the workforce as a young mum

For many mothers, the right time to return to work after having a child differs from person to person It can...

Customers at Perth Zoo.
5 December 2021

An Extraordinary Day at Perth Zoo

On Saturday 4 December 2021, Therapy Focus customers were invited to celebrate another extraordinary year of...

Occupational Therapist Deanne showing a customer home modifications
9 November 2021

Deanne, united by our organisation’s values and shared passion

Deanne Coleman, Advanced Occupational Therapist had an intrinsic drive to join an organisation where she...

Jordan, Seth and Emily pose for a photo. Seth is using a wooden spoon and a mixing bowl.
5 November 2021

Seth the Sensational Chef

6-year-old Seth is a baker in the making after an amazing school holiday session with his Speech Pathologist...

Tom and Josh stand together and smile. Tom is wearing a suit and Josh is wearing his Therapy Focus uniform.
26 October 2021

Talented Tom’s TEDx Talk

20-year-old Tom Oliver has big dreams, and he knows he is going to achieve them Starting with smashing his...

14 October 2021

Celebrating the stars among us

Therapy Focus esteemed guests, colleagues and friends gathered under the twinkling night sky to celebrate the...

Hamish accepts his award from Kanishka
23 September 2021

Supporting Emerging Leaders at the Disability Support Awards

Therapy Focus is proud to sponsor the 2021 Disability Support Awards and is honoured to have presented the...

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13 September 2021

Learning and connecting through Gaming Therapy

The popular video game Minecraft is being used as a therapy tool to help children and young people with...

Jillian smiles at reception desk
26 August 2021

Scheduling tool aims to improve the customer experience

At Therapy Focus, we’re always looking for ways to improve the customer experience and the way we do things...

Aboriginal artwork in Therapy Focus colours
16 July 2021

Our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan

Therapy Focus is proud to present its inaugural Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan for...

Bella McHarg holding a photo album of her as a baby.
12 July 2021

Heart-ly an ordinary kid

Bella McHarg has lived an extraordinary, and at times life-threatening journey, and she is only 10 years old...

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5 July 2021

Changes to NDIS service pricing and billing policies

The team at Therapy Focus have reviewed the 2021-22 NDIS Pricing Arrangements and made changes to our pricing...

Emma smiling holding a box of containers
25 June 2021

Emma takes the crown for fundraising

What does a dance competition and collecting recyclable containers have in common Well, community fundraiser...

Social robot
15 June 2021

Navigating human interactions with help from a robot

A small and rather cute robot is helping people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and attention...

Alaister stands with Jillian in Therapy Focus reception
25 May 2021

Alaister Delivers service with a smile

Alaister Delivers provides prompt package delivery services, always with a smile...

Two therapists stand with Basil Zempilas and Fat Cat in front of a rainbow balloon wall.
28 April 2021

Therapy Focus recognised as Telethon Beneficiary

A group of Therapy Focus staff attend the 2020 Telethon Beneficiary Breakfast...

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27 April 2021

New office locations in Ellenbrook and Mandurah

Offices in Mandurah and Ellenbrook have relocated to new spaces within their existing suburbs...

Jason sits at his dining table with Aleysha and the Auslan interpreter.
1 April 2021

Servicing the Deaf and HoH community

Therapy Focus and Access Plus WA Deaf have joined forces to better service Deaf and HoH customers in the...

Sophie and Ollie smile at the camera.
23 March 2021

Ollie, therapy dog in the making

By chance, Ollie met his friend Sophie on a teletherapy call From there Ollie has helped Sophie with her...

Image of (from left to right) Di Darmody, Tanya Hosch, Angelena Fixter, Neryl Joyce and Fiona Payne.
18 March 2021

International Women’s Day #ChooseToChallenge Sundowner

Staff and friends of Therapy Focus gathered together to celebrate International Women's Day for 2021 with a...

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17 March 2021

We’re moving to Yangebup

On Monday 29 March, Therapy Focus' Cockburn Team will move into a new office  in...

Zahraa (left) crouches next to Leana (middle) and Kim (right) as they smile at the camera
24 February 2021

Training supports mealtime enjoyment

27-year-old Leana has struggled with mealtimes Training from her Therapy Focus Therapists to her support...

Muji and Nurul pose next to each other, smiling.
23 February 2021

Switching to success

Tylar and Muji are switch superstars! They can now communicate easier, thanks to the help of their switches...

Joshua Panelo (left) stands with Marina Ciccarelli (right) and smiles. Joshua is holding the award.
22 February 2021

Celebrating the next generation of therapists

From Physiotherapy and Exercise Science Awards to Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Speech Pathology...

Therapist Emma faces the camera and is smiling. She is talking to another therapist.
12 February 2021

How motherhood didn’t stop Emma in her tracks

Team Leader and Occupational Therapist, Emma Marshman, describes why she chose to work at Therapy Focus and...

Guests at the Therapy Focus Masquerade Ball
8 January 2021

Masquerade Ball celebrates spirit in a year of challenges

Therapy Focus staff and guests came together at Optus Stadium to celebrate the unveiling of the new-look...

Tessa and Kelsie pose at a sign that has
17 December 2020

Delivering services in remote WA

In October, Therapy Focus Team Leader, Kelsie Davis, made the 1500km journey to the remote town of Warburton...

A therapist drawing on Jack's cast with West Coast Eagles colours
16 December 2020

Creative casting for jack

Serial casting has helped Jack with his range of motion as well as helping to stretch and lengthen his leg...

Kim at her Window Art stall
15 December 2020

Turning hobbies into business

What do clothing protectors, window art and all-natural dog treats have in common They are all products being...

Olivia smiling as she uses the Explorer Mini with her therapist.
11 December 2020

Little Explorer, Olivia

Recently, Olivia’s Physiotherapist at Therapy Focus, Laura Cruz, arranged for Olivia to trial the Explorer...

Anthony holding a Toileting Superhero certificate
19 June 2020

Anthony flushes his toileting fears

9-year-old Anthony has overcome his fear of toileting with support from his family and Therapy Focus’...

Cody smiling with his new iPad beside him
28 May 2020

Donated iPads Help People with Disability Access Teletherapy

Therapy Focus has donated iPads and data packages to people with disability and their families to help them...

A boy sifting flour
27 May 2020

Cooking with Christine gives Ryan food confidence

12 year-old Ryan is overcoming food challenges thanks to the creativity of his speech pathologist and a...

Minecraft game character
27 May 2020

Gaming Therapy a hit

A team of therapists are using the popular computer game Minecraft to help children and teenagers with...

Woman teaching children to cook
27 May 2020

Hayley volunteers in the Kimberley

Earlier this year, Occupational Therapist, Hayley Smith travelled to the Kimberley region of Western...

Lucas on his electric bike
24 April 2020

Lucas rides on thanks to GIVE

An electric bike funded by Therapy Focus’ GIVE Program is giving Lucas newfound independence and the chance...

A boy speaking to his therapist via FaceTime
24 April 2020

Teletherapy Supports Routine for Families

Families of children with disabilities are doing their best to keep life as normal as possible with support...

30 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) links and resources

A list of organisations who have helpful information and resources relating to coronavirus...

Therapist holds toddler in upturned plastic shell
11 March 2020

Cockburn Toy Library unveils new collection of therapeutic toys

The Cockburn Toy Library unveiled their new collection of gross motor skills-focussed toys with support from...

Neil Roper polishing some stones
26 February 2020

GIVE Program Rocks Neil’s World

A set of lapidary tools funded by Therapy Focus’ GIVE Program is giving Nannup local, Neil Roper, back his...

Boy sits at table smiling
26 February 2020

Henry’s regulated and ready for eating

For 14 year-old Henry, mealtimes were once a source a stress and anxiety But with specialist mealtime advice...

Therapist supports client holding shower rail in bathroom
28 January 2020

Home modifications mean more independence for Michelle

For Michelle, who lives with a condition called Myelomalacia, altering the layout of her bedroom and bathroom...