In Nursing Home / Residential Care
At Avalon Physiotherapy & Clinical Pilates, we provide a high standard of physiotherapy services to residents in several nursing homes and residential aged care facilities across Sydney’s Northern Beaches. We see individual patients as well as providing group exercise classes such as Pilates, balance and Tai Chi.
Our goals for all of our older clients in nursing or residential care is to improve or maintain their optimal mobility, function, health and wellbeing, enabling them to lead as high a quality of life as possible.
The most common long term health conditions that our physios at Avalon Physiotherapy & Clinical Pilates treat with residents in aged care facilities include:
- Musculoskeletal conditions such as joint and back pain caused by arthritis, osteoporosis and fractures.
- Falls and the risk of falling due to impaired mobility and cognition, reduced muscle strength, slower reflexes, poor eyesight and multiple medications.
- Neurological conditions, including stroke and Parkinsons disease.
- Respiratory diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).