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Covering OT, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy, Paediatrics & Behaviour Support & Early Childhood Practitioners.
National 360 Allied Health Awards 2023

National 360’s Allied Health Awards Achievements

National 360’s Allied Health Awards Achievements Celebrating and acknowledging the incredible work our allied health clinicians do is something we love here at National 360. When our Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists, Behaviour Support Practitioners, Early Childhood Practitioners, and our

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How Behaviour Support Practitioners Assist NDIS Participants

How Behaviour Support Practitioners Assist NDIS Participants

How Behaviour Support Practitioners Assist NDIS Participants What is Positive Behaviour Support? Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) is a person-centred and evidence-based approach that focuses on understanding why behaviours happen in order to enhance the Participant’s quality of life and wellbeing,

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What is a Behaviour Support Plan?

What is a Behaviour Support Plan?

What is a Behaviour Support Plan? A Behaviour Support Plan, also known as a BSP or ‘the plan’, is a structured document created to address behaviours of concern and supports positive behaviour change for those with developmental disabilities, mental health

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NDIS Behaviour Support Funding

NDIS Behaviour Support Funding Explained

NDIS Behaviour Support Funding Explained – National 360 What NDIS Behaviour Support Funding do you need to access Behaviour Support Services? Behaviour support services are funded under the NDIS Capacity Building support category of ‘Improved Relationships’. This support category is

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OT Week 2023-Unity through Community

Unity through Community Occupational Therapy

Unity through Community Occupational Therapy #UniteForOT Occupational Therapists play such a dynamic role in helping people in their community engage and participate in occupations that are meaningful to them. That is why we are thrilled to be celebrating OT Week

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The Impact of Community-Based Physiotherapy Services

The Impact of Community-Based Physiotherapy Services

The Impact of Community-Based Physiotherapy Services In today’s fast-paced world, access to quality healthcare services is a top priority. For many Australians, especially those with disabilities or chronic health conditions, the availability of community-based allied health services is a game-changer.

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Meet The Team - Senior Early Childhood Practitioner

Meet The Team: Senior Early Childhood Practitioner

Meet The Team: Senior Early Childhood Practitioner Introducing Jo, our fantastic Senior Early Childhood Practitioner based in Victoria! Studying a Bachelor of Education (Primary) at ACU in 2008, followed by a Master of Special Education, Inclusion and Early Intervention in

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Meet The Team - Physiotherapy Clinical Lead

Meet The Team: Physiotherapy Clinical Lead

Meet the Team: Physiotherapy Clinical Lead Introducing Laura, our wonderful Physiotherapy Clinical Lead! Laura has been a practicing Physiotherapist for over 20 years, and the Physiotherapy Clinical Lead at National 360 since 2021. Laura started her career working in public

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Occupational Therapy for People with Sensory Processing Challenges

Occupational Therapy for People with Sensory Processing Challenges

Occupational Therapy for People with Sensory Processing Challenges If you or your participant are dealing with sensory processing issues, Occupational Therapy can provide valuable support. Occupational Therapists can help people with sensory processing difficulties by providing individualised interventions that address

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NDIS Mental Health - A Comprehensive Guide

NDIS and Mental Health: A Comprehensive Guide

NDIS and Mental Health: A Comprehensive Guide Mental health conditions can cause severe and debilitating effects on a person’s life. Not everyone with a mental health condition will have a psychosocial disability, but for those that do, it can have

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Meet The National 360 Team - Speech Pathology Clinical Lead

Meet The Team: Speech Pathology Clinical Lead

Meet The Team: Speech Pathology Clinical Lead Introducing Emma, our amazing Speech Pathology Clinical Lead! Emma is a dual qualified Speech Pathologist and International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant. After working in public health for 17 years, Emma took the plunge into

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Meet The Team: Queensland State Manager

Meet The Team: Queensland State Manager

Meet The Team: Queensland State Manager Introducing Linda, our friendly and outgoing Queensland State Manager. Linda loves to challenge herself, and as such, has had a range of experience working across a variety of areas. She has enjoyed a career

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AAC Assessment and Intervention

What is AAC Assessment and Intervention?

AAC Assessment and Intervention – Empowering Communication for Individuals with Speech and Language Challenges Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) plays a crucial role in empowering individuals with speech and language challenges to express themselves effectively. These therapies are part of

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What is Comprehensive NDIS Dysphagia Support

What is Comprehensive NDIS Dysphagia Support?

Comprehensive NDIS Dysphagia Support: Empowering Individuals and Enhancing Quality of Life Treating and addressing dysphagia is crucial for maintaining physical health, preventing complications, enhancing quality of life, promoting independence, and facilitating effective communication and social interactions. It is important to

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Meet the Team - Behaviour Support Clinical Lead

Meet The Team: Behaviour Support Clinical Lead

Meet The Team: Behaviour Support Clinical Lead Introducing Lorraine, our fantastic Behaviour Support Clinical Lead! Lorraine is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) – one of approximately 250 in the country – with over 14 years of experience! We are

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Assistive Technology: Power Wheelchair

Assistive Technology: Power Wheelchair Approval

Assistive Technology: Power Wheelchair Approval Our talented Queensland based Occupational Therapist, Kristin, had a fantastic client win! Kristin had a second power wheelchair approved for her participant, who is a 70 year old gent and local legend. To achieve this,

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Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead

Meet The Team: Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead

Meet The Team: Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead Introducing Belinda, our wonderful Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead. Belinda has an extensive background working as an Occupational Therapist in a variety of settings, including hospital, community, and aged care. Her rich experience in

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Meet the Team - General Manager People and Culture

Meet The Team: General Manager People and Culture

Meet The Team: General Manager People and Culture Introducing Annie, General Manager People and Culture! Annie joined the National 360 team over two years ago, and has been instrumental in attracting, nurturing, and retaining exceptional talent at National 360.   We

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Meet the Team - Far North Queensland Team Leader

Meet The Team: Far North Queensland Team Leader

Introducing Kirsty, our wonderful Team Leader, and Occupational Therapist in Far North Queensland! Kirsty was attracted to working as an Occupational Therapist after her father and brother both required extensive Occupational Therapy after attaining injuries whilst living on their cattle

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Meet the Team: South Australia State Manager

Meet the Team: South Australia State Manager

Meet the Team: South Australia State Manager Introducing Luke, our dynamic State Manager in South Australia! With a clinical background in sleep and respiratory sciences after originally studying Behavioural Science (Psychology), Luke worked at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital in

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Meet The Team: Victoria & Tasmania State Manager

Meet The Team: Victoria & Tasmania State Manager

Meet The Team: Victoria & Tasmania State Manager Introducing Claire, our Victoria & Tasmania State Manager. Claire has worked at National 360 for over 4 years leading multidisciplinary teams to provide high-quality allied health services in community practice. With a

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Women in Leadership at National 360

Women in Leadership at National 360

Women in Leadership at National 360 At National 360, International Women’s Day is a day where we commemorate and reflect on the amazing progress made by women in allied health, and the wonderful women in leadership we have within the

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Meet the Team - Allied Health Manager - National 360

Meet The Team: Allied Health Manager

Meet The Team: Allied Health Manager Introducing Rebecca, our Allied Health Manager at National 360. Rebecca has an extensive history working in health and disability services both in Australia and Overseas, and is passionate about developing supervision structures for new

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Goal Setting and the NDIS

Goal Setting and the NDIS

Goal Setting and the NDIS What is goal setting and why is it important? According to the NDIS, goals are the things you want to pursue, and you might need support from the NDIS and other support services to achieve

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How the NDIS and Occupational Therapy can assist you

How the NDIS and Occupational Therapy can assist you

How the NDIS and Occupational Therapy can assist you. What is Occupational Therapy? Occupational Therapy assists people in participating in the activities they find meaningful. An ‘occupation’ is the overarching term used to describe the everyday things we do in

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Support at National 360

National 360 Clinical Support for Therapists

How Does National 360 Support their Allied Health Therapists? For many therapists, this is the most important question when determining which organisation they would like to join. National 360 is not only an Allied Health provider, but an Allied Health

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How Physiotherapy can assist Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis & How Physiotherapy Can Assist

Osteoarthritis & How Physiotherapy Can Assist Everyone knows someone who talks about having “a touch of OA” – But what does that even mean? And more importantly, what can be done about? Let’s have a quick look at what Osteoarthritis

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Physiotherapy and Aged Care

Physiotherapy and Aged Care

Physiotherapy and Aged Care What is the first thing you think of when you think of “physiotherapy”? Some may think of a clinic treating injuries or a hospital, whilst others may think of disabilities. These are all valid, and areas

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Speech Pathology and ACC

Speech Pathology and AAC

Speech Pathology and AAC Communication is a fundamental human right. All people, including those with a disability, are entitled to affect the conditions of their existence through communication. We all have a right to: Express our needs, preferences, and feelings

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Speech Week - Speech Pathology and Aged Care

Speech Pathology and Aged Care

Speech Pathology and Aged Care As Australia’s population continues to age, the speech pathologist’s role in aged care becomes increasingly important. It is our role to advocate and provide communication and mealtime support for older people in the community as

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Speech pathology and early intervention

Speech Pathology and Early Intervention

Speech Pathology and Early Intervention We know through the extensive research available that children’s brains develop at an incredible rate throughout the early years. To align with best practice, our Speech Pathologists offer early childhood intervention services for infants and

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Wellness Program

How to Relax No Matter Where You Are

How to Relax No Matter Where You Are Keeping relaxed whilst at home or at work can sometimes be a challenge, especially when you are surrounded by stimuli that can make it difficult to unwind at times. But did you

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Allied Health Careers

Speech Pathology & Mental Health

Speech Pathology & Mental Health Did you know? Speech Pathologists have a role in supporting mental health!! A speech pathologist’s role is to assist to improve a person’s communication and swallowing so they can function physically, socially, and mentally across

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