Anglicare SA

What the service offers

Outreach AnglicareSA’s Therapeutic Services (OATS) offers individualised occupational therapy and speech pathology for individuals living with a disability.

Our therapists are experienced in delivering flexible and individualised therapy that supports pathways to achieving goals in the individual’s life. Our quality services are offered in a flexible way by taking into account each person’s strengths, needs and interests.

What supports do we offer

OATS therapists are specialised in working with children and adults with varying disabilities and are experienced in using an evidence based approach to meet each individual’s needs.

Based on the needs of each individual intervention focuses on the core challenges experienced by people with a disability including:

  • Behaviour Support
  • Communication
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Social Skills
  • Play Skills
  • Sensory Processing
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Fine and Gross Motor Skills
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Feeding Therapy (group feeding therapy offered in school holidays)

We also provide holistic supports for families, which can include making connections into other Anglicare SA services.

How do I access the service?

Referrals can be made by contacting the NDIS Customer Advocate Team on 1800 953 001 or email [email protected].

Our friendly team will support you with the enrolment to the OATS service as well as support you to make connections into other services needed to best support you.

Opening Hours & Location

Therapy sessions are offered Monday to Friday 8.00am to 6.00pm and 9.00 to 1.00pm on Saturdays. We aim to provide services at flexible times and locations that best suit the individual. For that reason services are available as an outreach service in locations such as the family home, school, childcare in addition to AnglicareSA sites across metropolitan Adelaide.

Costs

Our rates are set according to the National Disability Insurance Agency and the full cost of the services can be purchased using your National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funding package. Services are also available fee for service while you are awaiting your NDIS funding package.