It can be difficult to know where to go for the help or product you are looking for – especially when it comes to disabilities. Because of this, we have put together the below Disability Access and Inclusion Guide to help you easily find services, products and more throughout Cairns.
Best Care Cairns have the region’s largest range of quality medical and mobility products. They specialise in mobility and rehabilitation equipment from mobility scooters, wheelchairs, and living aids to commodes, lift chairs and bedroom aids. In addition, they now also stock a large range of paediatric equipment to help children of all ages who live with special needs. Whether you want to buy, hire, trial or repair, they’d love to support you and can provide home delivery and advice on home modifications.
P 4032 5715
Mission Australia is the Partners in the Community delivering Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) and Local Area Coordination (LAC) services in Cairns and surrounding regions. This ECEI services provide support to children aged 0 to 6 years who have a developmental delay or disability and their families or carers.
Overall they support families to help children develop the skills they need to take part in daily activities and achieve the best possible outcomes throughout their life. The LAC service is for people 7 to 64 years with a disability and their families, and they will help you to understand and access the NDIS and link you to information and support in the community.
P 1800 860 555 / 4037 2800
At Wellness Embodied, the team of caring, experienced physios pride themselves on their holistic, client centred approach to assessment and treatment – treating the WHOLE person, not just a body part. They see clients throughout the life cycle for hands on physio, Craniosacral, developmental assessment and rehab, as well as other specialised services. They also accept Self or Plan managed NDIS clients, as well as private clients, Workcover, CTP, DVA and GP referred.
P 4231 9777
The Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre is a fully accessible facility, purpose-built 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, personal support, home care and therapy services or access to their gym and hydrotherapy pool for rehabilitation, the Centre is here to support you to live an accessible, equitable and empowered life.
The team at Cairns Occupational Therapy can assist you in overcoming limitations as a result of illness, injury, and more, helping improve personal productivity, quality of life and wellbeing. They aim to minimise the impact of injury or disease on your ability to live your best life, assisting with performance in daily activities, both at work and home. Their services include hand therapy, soft tissue injury management, burn and scar management, work rehabilitation and much more.
P 1300 774 625
Complete Mobility & Rehab promotes independence in the home and out and about, supplying products that increase quality of life. From kitchen equipment to electric wheelchairs and everything in between, the fully trained team of professionals understand that independence, dignity and peace of mind are important. They will help you find exactly what you need.
You can count on qualified staff with years of experience who can help you install, repair and modify equipment to suit your individual needs. Plus, they also provide trial equipment, home delivery, short and long-term equipment hire and home servicing.
P 4032 1140
Centacare FNQ provides services that are community driven and easy to access. These make a big difference in the lives of individuals, families and the Far North Queensland region. As an organisation they recognise and value the uniqueness of you and your experience in life.
Centacare Counselling offers a diverse range of therapeutic counselling interventions to support children and individuals of all ages, cultural backgrounds and abilities with a NDIS plan. They assist the participant to work towards their individual goals to support their wellbeing.
P 4044 0130
Autism Queensland Cairns is a specialist provider of support for people on the autism spectrum. Their therapy and teaching team provide a range of services including early childhood intervention group programs, individual therapy, allied health and diagnostic assessments, and group programs for school-aged children and adolescents. Furthermore, they run an accredited, independent school providing specialist education for students with a verification of ASD (P-Y3).
P 4034 6600
The rEvolve Program is the inclusive movement training and contemporary dance performance model for people over 15 years, designed by physiotherapist Owen Allen. Here, people with disabilities can access movement training with Owen individually or in group. Additionally, there is an option to work on a dance or physical theatre project, including any local company.
Calanna Whole Health Pharmacy are registered with the NDIS. This means that if you have applied and been successful for NDIS funding then you can use that support to purchase eligible goods through Calanna. In fact, Calanna Whole Health stock a large range of home aids like wheelie walkers, toilet seats, continence support products, compression garments or other items to aid in quality of life and health.
Overall, the team at Calanna aim to help make life easier for people with a disability. If you are registered with NDIS all you or your care plan coordinator needs to do is provide Calanna with your full name, date of birth and NDIS number, and the team can help take care of it for you.
Woree 4054 2440
Cairns 4031 9611
North Cairns 40314222
Edmonton 4045 5526
Atherton 4089 2900
Innisfail 4061 1565
ARC is a non-profit community-based organisation that has been supporting people with disabilities and their families for over 40 years now. At ARC they support people with a variety of options, including NDIS Services. These services range from support coordination through to educational resources and programs.
A 92 Little St, Manunda
P 4046 3600