Student delivered health care

Banyo Health Clinic is a teaching facility that offers allied health services to the general public, students and staff. Services include physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, exercise science, psychology and social work.

Our clinical programs are delivered by student practitioners in state-of-the-art-facilities. Students are supervised at all times by professional practice educators who are all fully qualified and experienced health professionals.

Making an appointment

Banyo Health Clinic is open Monday to Friday.

To make an appointment or enquiry please contact reception:
Email: Admin.HealthBris@acu.edu.au
Phone: (07) 3623 7740

Services

Speech pathology services are available for children aged from two to 16 years. Services include assessment and customised intervention for difficulties with speech, language, communication and literacy. We also provide education and support for families and carers. 

Feeding Clinic

Speech pathology and occupational therapy (SPOT) services run feeding clinics for children aged birth to 16 years. Services include assessment and intervention for difficulties with swallowing, feeding and mealtimes. 

We can help with: 

  • taking a long time to finish feeding/eating 
  • refusing to eat or drink 
  • only eating foods with specific textures, colours, tastes or smells 
  • not eating at meal times but snacking excessively at other times 
  • limited variety of foods eaten
  • crying or fussing when feeding 
  • problems with breast or bottle feeding 
  • difficulty chewing food 
  • difficulty drinking 
  • difficulty transitioning from bottle to cup 
  • difficulty introducing solids. 

We can also work with school groups on food play and introducing new foods.

Download flyer (PDF, 390KB)

Infant Development Clinic

Speech pathology and occupational therapy (SPOT) services run development clinics for children aged birth to two years. Services include individual developmental assessment, customised intervention and education for families and carers. We work with families experiencing difficulties in:

  • interaction with caregivers 
  • communication 
  • play skills (including fine motor and thinking skills) 
  • self-regulation (including difficulties with being alert or sleeping) 
  • progression of feeding. 

We also offer multidisciplinary developmental assessment and interventions including physiotherapy and group-based enrichment programs to stimulate best possible language and cognitive play skills.

Download flyer (PDF, 390KB)

Adult Communication and Swallowing Clinic 

Speech pathology offers a service for adults including comprehensive assessment and assistance with speech, language, voice and swallowing issues. We provide customised therapy and support for families and carers. 

Download the PDF

The social work service meets with individuals and/or families to understand their concerns or queries and works with them to arrange the best response possible, which may include coordinating referrals to other services and ongoing support.

Families sometimes need help with managing home or kindy or school. Occupational therapy services at our ACU Health Clinic (Banyo) run focussed services for families with children from 0-18 years.

ACU Health Clinic can help with home routines, sleeping, eating, toileting, playing and relating to others. We can also work with teachers and staff at day care, kindy or school.
The Occupational Therapy service is low cost, and our experienced occupational therapy educators and students provide up-to-date, quality care.

  • School ( e.g. managing tools like pencils and papers, keeping up with work, playing in playground)
  • Relating to others e.g. social skills, making friends
  • Home routines (eating, toileting)
  • Playing

If you have any concerns about these areas, or you would like to learn more about enhancing your child’s development in these areas, contact us.

COST $15 a session

Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) Program

An intensive program for people who have had a stroke that has affected their hand and arm. Interested participants must be able to commit to attending the program for at least four hours each day (Monday to Friday) for a period of two weeks.

FHS6302 Health Clinics OT CIMT flyer High Res (PDF, 1.2MB) 

CIMT bootcamp 2020 programs will run in April, May, June, July and November.

Feeding Clinic

Speech pathology and occupational therapy (SPOT) services run feeding clinics for children aged birth to 16 years. Services include assessment and intervention for difficulties with swallowing, feeding and mealtimes. 

We can help with: 

  • taking a long time to finish feeding/eating 
  • refusing to eat or drink 
  • only eating foods with specific textures, colours, tastes or smells 
  • not eating at meal times but snacking excessively at other times 
  • limited variety of foods eaten
  • crying or fussing when feeding 
  • problems with breast or bottle feeding 
  • difficulty chewing food 
  • difficulty drinking 
  • difficulty transitioning from bottle to cup 
  • difficulty introducing solids. 

We can also work with school groups on food play and introducing new foods.

Download flyer (PDF, 390KB)

Infant Development Clinic

Speech pathology and occupational therapy (SPOT) services run development clinics for children aged birth to two years. Services include individual developmental assessment, customised intervention and education for families and carers. We work with families experiencing difficulties in:

  • interaction with caregivers
  • communication
  • play skills (including fine motor and thinking skills)
  • self-regulation (including difficulties with being alert or sleeping)
  • progression of feeding. 

We also offer multidisciplinary developmental assessment and interventions including physiotherapy and group-based enrichment programs to stimulate best possible language and cognitive play skills.

Download flyer (PDF, 390KB)

Vestibular, Balance and Mobility Program

The Vestibular, Balance and Mobility Physiotherapy Clinic provides comprehensive assessment and management of movement or balance disorders related to neurological or vestibular conditions. This may include stroke, Parkinson’s disease and vertigo. The clinic offers individual and group programs designed to improve movement, balance, physical ability and function.

Musculoskeletal and Sports Program

The ACU Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic provides comprehensive assessment and management of musculoskeletal conditions such as muscle and joint injuries, sports injuries, back and neck pain and arthritis.

Paediatric program

Our Banyo Health Clinic offers clinical exercise physiology services to improve or maintain fitness for a range of conditions. See below for more information about these programs.

Clinical exercise services for Parkinson’s disease (PDF).

Clinical exercise services for fertility, pregnancy and post-partum (PDF).

Location

8 Approach Rd, Banyo


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