Anglicare SA

What the service offers

Individual and group services to maintain and improve the health and quality of life for older South Australians.

Staying strong and active and living with vitality is so important as we age. That’s why Allied Health Services support and treat older people in AnglicareSA facilities and in service centres located at Westbourne Park, Grange and Elizabeth.

Individual services include physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, exercise physiology and remedial massage.

Group sessions include hydrotherapy, falls prevention, cognition and strength-based programs.

Who can access the service

  • People aged 65 and older.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples aged 50 and older.

Steps on how to access the service

  • My Aged Care referral process at www.myagedcare.gov.au
  • CDM (chronic disease management) plans from a GP
  • Call the AnglicareSA Allied Health team on 1800 317 009 for more information

Group Activities

Clever Thinkers
A friendly group based program designed to stimulate your mind with a variety of cognitive and mental fitness exercises. Find out about memory and brain function and enjoy socialising with others.

Falls & Balance
A 15-week Monash University exercise program focused on improving balance. Balance exercises are progressed each week to challenge you and help you to continue to improve.

Stay on Your Feet
Once you have completed the 15-week Falls and Balance program, the Stay on Your Feet class can help you maintain your improved balance through exercises.

Healthy Hearts
A low to moderate exercise program aimed at improving heart health and developing endurance. Experience a variety of exercises including strength, coordination and balance, and hand and ankle weights and gym equipment.

Health Education Seminars
Monthly educational talks about topics relevant to older people. Come along for some learning over a cup of tea and biscuits.

Hydrotherapy
Gentle water based exercise group to assist in improving your joint mobility, muscle strength and endurance. The buoyancy and warmth of the water can soothe your sore or inflamed muscles and joints.

Senior Man in Swimming Pool

Open Gym
Receive a personalised exercise program from our exercise physiologist, which you can undertake at your own pace.

Pilates
Mat based exercise class which involves gentle stretches and Pilates exercises to improve posture and movement, increase your muscle strength and flexibility, improve your balance and reduce chronic lower back pain.

Strength & Fitness
A combination of cardio and strength-based exercises, incorporating hand and ankle weights and gym equipment. Designed to increase general strength and fitness and assist with the physical requirements of daily activities.

Chi ball
Aims to bring balance to mind, body and spirit through gentle movement.

Parallel Pole Dancing
Choreographed dance moves to music, with the safety of the parallel bars. Guaranteed to be lots of fun!!

(NOTE: To ensure your safety and to enable you to meet your health and fitness goals, you must undergo an assessment by a therapist prior to undertaking any classes)

We are currently accepting new referrals through My Aged Care

Locations

  • Allied Health South

    56 Monmouth Rd
    Westbourne Park, South Australia

    1800 317 009

  • Allied Health West

    56 High Street
    Grange, South Australia

    1800 317 009

  • Allied Health North

    3/25 Philip Highway
    Elizabeth, South Australia

    1800 317 009