THRIVE Services

THRIVE Services support clients to turn big dreams into reality through a multi-disciplinary approach to care and treatment.  We believe in a very simple equation. 

Development of meaningful goals + support with functional goals = Success

Put simply we understand for therapies to be successful; clients need to have a meaningful connection to the work. 

THRIVE Services currently combines the essential skills of:

  • Clinical Nursing - To support clients’ complex healthcare needs
    • Nursing assessment and care plan development. 
    • Chronic Disease management and care plan development. 
    • Direct Nursing supports related to all aspects of disability care (ventilation management, tracheostomy management, diabetes management, etc). 
    • Consultancy, Training and Education.

  • Occupational Therapy - To support clients’ functional goals
    • To develop rehabilitation programs to increase a participant’s ability to engage in activities within their home or community. 
    • Prescription of home modifications to improve functional independence and safety at home. 
    • Specialised wheelchair seating postural analysis. 
    • Completing functional capacity assessments to review or maximise independence at home or in the community. 
    • Assess and reduce/remove potential fall hazards and enhance safety in the home. 
    • Manual Handling plans and reviews. 
    • Pressure care assessment and reviews. 

  • Physiotherapy - To support clients’ physical needs
    • Individualised programs that aim to improve balance, walking ability and confidence. 
    • Improving safety, independence and function in daily transfers and manual handling activities. 
    • Optimising safety, comfort, positioning, participation and mobility. 
    • Individualised rehabilitation programs on-site or in-home. 
    • Improving the participant’s strength, balance, movement and flexibility. 
    • Hydrotherapy programs. 
    • Assessing the participant’s risk of falls and implementing strategies to prevent injury. 
    • Fatigue management programs. 
    • Managing spasticity, spasms and muscle tension. 

  • Life Goal Mentoring and Community Participation - To help clients achieve meaningful goals
    THRIVE Life Goal Mentoring is a program ran by a Diversional Therapist and supported by SACARE's THRIVE Services to assist people to achieve their meaningful goals.  This program supports people who need a little extra encouragement to participate in their lives through activities that improve emotional wellbeing.  

    • Community engagement and inclusion, such as joining social groups and participating in social activities. 
    • Connecting to volunteering opportunities. 
    • Developing meaningful relationships and social connections. 
    • Developing and training individual skills under the clinical guidance of an occupational therapist or physiotherapist. 
    • Supporting participants to reach their individual goals. 
    • Assistance with the participant’s decision making including daily planning and budgeting. 

THRIVE Services cater to all people living with a disability:
Our THRIVE Services employ highly experienced clinicians with backgrounds in rehabilitation: Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Stroke, Orthopaedic and Amputee, and management of other complex neurological conditions.

  • Brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury (SCI)
  • Stroke (CVA)
  • Developmental disorders
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Progressive neurological diseases
  • Dementia, including early onset Dementia
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Complex amputations, co-morbidities (i.e. stable wounds)
  • Orthopaedic injuries
  • Participants with complex conditions requiring feeding tubes, ventilators, complex seating and pressure care requirements

Meet some of the THRIVE team below:

THRIVE Services can be funded in any of the following ways:

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