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Spotlight on Spine Injuries

The Role of Physiotherapy in Retaining Independence After SCI Last week (7th to 13th September) was Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week, with this year’s focus highlighting the importance of accessibility in ensuring opportunities for people with a spinal cord injury. The spinal cord is a complex bundle of nerves responsible for sending brain signals to…

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COVID-Safe Practice Update

SSRG Current Review As we know, the COVID-19 situation in Victoria has sadly taken a turn for the worse this past fortnight as well as QLD once again recording cases for the first time in over 6 weeks. This has certainly given us reason for ‘pause’ and we have taken some time this week to…

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5 keeping active health tips

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5 tips to keep active for good health QUESTION: What’s the common denominator amongst these typical activities that occur during most people’s day to day life? Watching an episode on Netflix. Writing an email to a friend or colleague. Reading a book. ANSWER: All of these activities are considered to be ‘sedentary’ behaviours! Sedentary behaviour…

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Media Release: Our Fifth Birthday Celebrations

SSRG 5th Birthday

Fifth Birthday Celebrations with a Twist From four to forty staff in just five years – Regina Heffernan has much to celebrate this week as her business, Smart Solutions Rehab Group (SSRG) has a birthday of a different kind and goes from strength to strength even under incredibly challenging times. ‘Drive-through’ celebrations are expected to…

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COVID-19 plans

Our COVID-19 Response Plan Smart Solutions Rehab Group (SSRG) takes the current COVID-19 health situation incredibly seriously and as such has developed a response plan that clearly details how we are dedicated to supporting and maintaining our client’s health whilst doing our part in slowing down the spread of the virus. The following information is…

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SMART Rehab

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Do you know the SMART approach to rehab? SMART goals is an evidence-based goal setting practice used by many health professionals to guide their clinical work. In a nutshell, SMART goals helps individuals to identify goals they want to achieve and assists in working out a realistic plan for getting there. SMART stands for: S…

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New NDIS Service Areas

NDIS Service Areas Launch in Brisbane Smart Solutions Rehab Group are excited to announce we are now servicing NDIS participants in the Redland Bay and Bayside suburbs of Brisbane.  This extends our existing coverage of the Northern Brisbane suburbs and Moreton Region, the Sunshine Coast and surrounds and further north to Hervey Bay. After 17…

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Diabetes Day

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World Diabetes Day – Occupational Therapy What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a chronic disease associated with abnormally high levels of sugar glucose in the blood.  This occurs when the pancreas does not provide adequate insulin (a hormone that regulates blood sugar), or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. There are 3…

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NDIS Plan Review

NDIS Plan Review Assessments and Reports

Allied Health NDIS Plan Review Assessments and Reports Why They Are So Important What is a Plan Review? The NDIS requires regular Plan Reviews.  This means that all the supports that have been allocated to you in your NDIS Plan are reviewed for ongoing suitability and to ensure that the supports till meet your needs.…

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About Allied Health

What do Allied Health Professionals Do? Allied Health Professionals generally include the following disciplines: Occupational Therapy Physiotherapy Speech Pathology Dietetics Social Work Podiatry Allied Health Professionals study at University between 3-4 years to achieve an undergraduate degree. Do Allied Health Professionals need to keep learning after university? Yes, absolutely!  Allied Health Professionals are required to…

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