“The Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre in Cairns is fully accessible, with facilities and specialist services to support the health and wellbeing of people with spinal cord damage or other physical disabilities.
Whether you’re looking for accessible short-term, transitional or holiday accommodation, specialist personal support, home care and therapy services or access to our Active Gym and Active Hydro Pool for rehabilitation, the Centre is here to support you to live an accessible, equitable and empowered life.”
"The Healthy Living Centre features seven self-contained, fully accessible units, with one or two bedrooms and water views available.
Each bedroom contains a height adjustable bed and ceiling hoist and left or right transfer bathrooms, while you can control the electronics, lights and blinds remotely with a provided tablet.
We offer options for guests looking for a North Queensland short-term, transitional or holiday accommodation and cater for guests who are self-funded or are funding their stay under their NDIS plan."
THERAPIES & SERVICES
ACTIVE HYDRO POOL
"Take charge of your wellbeing with a visit to our Active Hydro pool, available for one-on-one sessions with our Exercise Physiologist or Physiotherapist, depending on your needs.
The Active Hydro Pool is open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 2pm by appointment."
"Our Active Gym is fully accessible with everything from cardio to weight training equipment specifically designed for people with a physical disability.
The Active Gym is open Monday to Friday, 7am to 7pm and 9am to 2pm on weekends."
"Our allied health professionals are dedicated to helping people with spinal cord damage and other physical disabilities to reach their goals and live a supported and independent life.
This includes finding the best assistive equipment for your individual lifestyle, accessibility modifications for your home or workplace, assistance with NDIS applications and assessments for funding and more."
"Reach your maximum potential with our specialist physiotherapy services, tailored to suit the complex physical challenges that come with spinal cord damage and other physical disabilities.
We can work with you to help manage and reduce pain, regain muscle movements, treat and prevent injuries and assist with best practice for transferring and chair pushing techniques."
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
"Our team of Personal Support Workers are available to provide specialist personal support tailored for people with spinal cord damage and other physical disabilities."General accessibility features:
Other accessibility information:
- Wheelchair accessible rooms
- Accessibility aware and friendly staff
- Additional equipment available on request