Aquatic and land physiotherapy for babies, children & young people
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March 11, 2018
Shayna Gavin, Physiotherapist
Building the capacity of participants is one of the key principles of the NDIS.
It relates to our core purpose here at Splash to help babies, children and young people learn everyday functional skills to participate in life at home, school, and in the community.
It is a...
January 20, 2018
Get your bike ready to ride!
Make sure your bike is safe and ready to go before your bike riding physiotherapy
1. Does your helmet fit?
Your helmet should fit snuggly, and not move when you shake your head!
Here's some tips:
2. Is your bike safe and working?
A check the t...
December 21, 2017
Celebrating a fantastic year with Splash families and our team!
We had a great time at our end of year pool party, and had all our fun toys in the pool for the last week.
We wanted to share some of our favourite photos with you!
Splash end of year pool party on the Inte...
November 20, 2017
Splash kids will join in with swim safer activities
at both of the swim schools we work with over the next two weeks during their aquatic physiotherapy sessions.
What will happen during this swim safer week? (20th - 25th November)
This week we will have a go at:
September 16, 2017
Do you or your child have a companion card?
The companion card is for "people who can demonstrate that they would not be able to participate at most venues and activities without a companion, and that this need is life-long."
Who is eligible for a companion card?
April 8, 2017
We are receiving many requests for helping children and young people get into swimming. There are many different pathways, and we've written up resources to help see what might suit best.
(Image descriptions at end of post)
Pathways to swimming flowchart - Splash Physiot...
December 14, 2015
Here's some tips I've discovered for accessing the water around Melbourne this summer.
1. Accessible beaches
Altona and Williamstown beaches are trialling accessible points at their beaches this summer.
Rubber matting will be laid out along the sand. The trial will be ma...
June 25, 2015
We help babies and children to learn day to day functional activities so they can participate in life at home, school, and in the community.
Participation is the focus of everything we do here at Splash Physitotherapy.
When teaching, I often give this example:
May 31, 2015
Supportive equipment helps us participate
Every minute spent in therapy, education, equipment prescription or service coordination is aimed at helping your child participate in their daily lives.
When chosen well, supportive equipment will do just that.
It's all about t...
May 23, 2015
Global Accessibility Awareness Day #GAAD
Global Accessibility Awareness Daywas May 21st. It aims to "get people talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) accessibility and users with different disabilities".
Here's a little round up of so...
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