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COVID-19 Updates

Information about Coronavirus and Kites Children’s Therapy services

Online Therapy

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Keeping our clients and their families safe and healthy is our top priority. So, we’re introducing innovative online therapy services to meet the changing needs of our families and the community.

Therapy services available include:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech Pathology
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Dietetics
  • Exercise Physiology

These online therapy services can be by phone, Skype, Zoom or Facetime, which means you can receive services in your own home via whatever mode of communication you and your child prefer.

You don’t need expensive equipment or technology to use online therapy – all you need is a smart phone.

Benefits of online therapy services:

  • More frequent contact with your therapist
  • Increased flexibility with scheduling appointments
  • Reduced travel and travel costs for families
  • Reduced risks to yourself and your family in leaving your home
  • Increased family engagement during sessions
  • Less disruption to your family routine
  • Increased confidence and empowerment for parents following the sessions.

Video sessions provided our family with more regular access to therapy, ongoing support and has guided me in the right direction. It has been so valuable for my son, without it we wouldn’t be where we are now.” – Parent

“It encouraged me to step back as a therapist, and learn to provide direction to parents so they are able to work on tasks and activities with their child. This enables parents to feel more confident in working towards goals outside of therapy.” – Therapist

Privacy

Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us. We’ve implemented a number of measures to protect the privacy of our clients during online therapy. Read about our Online Therapy Guidelines and our Online Therapy FAQ’s for more information.

Online therapy service appointments will be scheduled at a time that suits you. If you do decide to cancel, please give us 48 hours’ notice, or service fees will still apply as per the NDIS cancellation policy.

Your therapist will be in touch to arrange an appointment through this service so you can receive ongoing care and support.

If you’re not a current Kites client and would like to receive online therapy services, please get in touch, we’re ready to support you and your family.