Supporting You Through The NDIS

The Friendlies has been supporting the Bundaberg & Wide Bay Community with their health needs for 100 years, and now The Friendlies is supporting you through the NDIS.

As an organisation, we are registered to provide services with

  • Allied Health – Assessment and therapeutic support
  • Assistive Technology – Mobility equipment, daily living aids, consumables and incontinent products
  • Home Modifications – Minor and Major home modifications

We are registered under our organisational name, the Bundaberg Friendly Society Medical Institute, and will work together to make it easy for you to get the support and advice you need.

Friendlies Physiotherapy & Allied Health

At Friendlies Physiotherapy & Allied Health, you can see an occupational therapist, physiotherapist or podiatrist, all in one place. These staff make up our Allied Health team.

Our Allied Health team can see patients for assessment as well as treatment and can make recommendation for equipment or home modifications to support your individual needs.

In addition, our team is a provider for Early Childhood Supports for Children ages 0-6 who have a developmental delay or disability. Seeing an Allied Health Staff member can help families to achieve better long-term outcomes, regardless of diagnosis.

For those aged 7 to adult, the Friendlies Physiotherapy & Allied Health team can assist with therapeutic supports to improve participation and independence in daily and practical activities such as language, communication, personal care and movement.

Occupational Therapy

  • Assessment & Treatment
  • Equipment Recommendations
  • Assistive Technology Assessments
  • Early Childhood Supports
  • Therapeutic Supports
  • Major & Minor Home Modification Assessments

Physiotherapy

  • Assessment & Treatment
  • Equipment Recommendations
  • Assistive Technology Assessments
  • Early Childhood Supports
  • Therapeutic Supports

Podiatry

  • Assessment & Treatment
  • Footwear Recommendations
  • Therapeutic Supports
  • Orthotics

To Speak to our Allied Health team, please call Friendlies Physiotherapy & Allied Health on 4331 1888, or email ndis@thefriendlies.org.au.

Friendly Society Pharmacy

The Friendly Society Pharmacy works closely with case managers, support co-ordinators and occupational therapists to provide customers with the mobility equipment and aids they need.

The Friendly Society Pharmacy has a large range of home health and daily living aids, as well as mobility equipment which consists of wheeled walkers, wheelchairs, transfer aids and mobility scooters, just to name a few.

Items such as beds, lift chairs and accessories, such as, bed rails and over bed tables are also available, as well as bathroom aids for the toilet and shower area.

Friendly Society Pharmacy staff are able to assist customers directly with many of their NDIS needs, from small daily aids, low-risk assistive technology and consumable items such as continence-related products.

Pharmacy

  • Personal Mobility Equipment
  • Daily Living Aids
  • Consumables
  • Low Risk Assistive Technology
  • Free Quotes

To Speak to our pharmacy team, please call Friendly Society Pharmacy on 4154 0540, or email ndis@thefriendlies.org.au.

Minor and Major Home Modifications

Sometimes making changes to your home environment will be important to ensure you are living comfortably and independently at home.

The Friendlies has a team of qualified tradespeople, including carpenters, plumbers and electricians, who are able to make both minor and major home modifications, working with your occupational therapist.

Minor Home Modifications

  • Installation of hand rails
  • Installation of disability friendly bathroom equipment
  • Installation of disability friendly kitchen and bathroom fixtures and fittings
  • Installation of Ramps

Major Home Modifications

  • Making structural changes to rooms, such as moving walls and and widening doorways.
  • Modification of bathrooms for disability access

To speak to a staff member about home modifications, please call our NDIS coordinator on 4331 1027, or email ndis@thefriendlies.org.au.

Send us an Inquiry

 

Click here for the Friendly Society Pharmacy website or the Friendlies Physiotherapy Service website.