Disability Assessments

Assessments

Need to provide evidence of your disability to support your NDIS plan Access Request or NDIS plan review? We offer a range of assessments for psychology, occupational therapy, exercise physiology, speech pathology and physiotherapy. 

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Physiotherapy Assessment

  • Tests to determine the ability of a worker to perform the physical tasks required in the workplace (Functional Capacity Evaluation)
  • Tests to assess range of motion and strength of the upper-limb to perform daily tasks such as dressing
  • Assessments to determine and improve strength, mobility, flexibility, endurance and posture 
  • Tests to assess movement abilities in older adults
  • Assessments to identify an abnormal gait or walking pattern (gait analysis)
  • Neurological examinations to assess conditions resulting from stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Paediatric assessments to determine musculoskeletal issues, developmental issues and other injuries (gait problems, motor development, muscle stiffness, coordination, posture and more)
  • Evaluation of injuries resulting from accidents, repetitive strain injury (RSI), arthritic or degenerative joint changes, bone fractures and/or disuse and immobilisation
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Exercise Physiology Assessment

  • Questionnaires to obtain valuable subjective information about a client’s perception of their injury or disability 
  • Assessments to establish gait movement and quality and evaluate biomechanical deficiencies
  • Functional tests developed to replicate and assess an individual’s capacity to perform daily activities, e.g. getting in and out of a chair, ascending and descending a flight of stairs in their home, or to carrying shopping bags
  • Tests to assess balance and coordination. These tests are particularly helpful for neurological conditions 
  • Tests to assess an individual’s cardiovascular fitness
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Occupational Therapy Assessment

  • Home assessments to assess activities of daily living
  • Evaluation of home environment and prescribe modifications if required
  • Tests for adults and children to evaluate sensory processing patterns, handwriting difficulties and motor impairment
  • Functional capacity assessments
  • Assess suitability of equipment and carry out trials
  • Tests to assess gross and fine motor skills
  • Tests for weakness, balance and acuity, peripheral vision
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Speech Pathology Assessment

  • Initial assessments to determine how people with disability and their families can develop personal communication and therapy goals 
  • Reviews to identify areas of improvement in a child or adults’ development and assess therapy outcomes
  • Assessments to establish student communication and language skills and classroom learning needs
  • Articulation tests to assess speech sounds and clarity 
  • Tests to evaluate why a person may have voice problems, and to scientifically quantify and qualify their voice problems and determine progress 
  • Clinical swallowing assessments to test for dysphagia, identify the underlying cause and determine the severity
  • Assistive technology support goals in the areas of linguistic, operational, social and strategic competence 
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Psychology Assessment

  • To determine educational abilities, learning difficulties, behaviour and academic performance in children including attention deficit disorder and autism spectrum disorder assessment
  • To assess psychological functioning, intellectual abilities, effects of brain injury or neurodegenerative diseases and overall capacity in people with disability 
  • Mental health assessments 
  • Neuropsychological assessments to determine cognitive, learning, emotional and behavioural functioning
  • Intelligence / ability tests for adults 

Why would you need an assessment?

An assessment is a set of tools designed to establish whether or not you require NDIS therapy services. Getting an assessment is the first step in the journey to achieve your NDIS goals.

If you suspect that you may benefit from NDIS therapy services for psychology, exercise physiology, occupational therapy, speech pathology or occupational therapy, call us on 1300 390 222 or complete our referral form online. From here, we will work with you to assess whether NDIS therapy services will help you.

How do we provide your assessment?

When you contact us or are referred to us – for an assessment, we will contact you within 24 hours and organise an appointment for you to meet with one of our specialist allied health professionals.

This assessment can be conducted at your home or in a community venue, whatever suits you best. Charge for travel time of up to 30 minutes is as per the NDIS Price Guide

LiveBig currently provides services face-to-face in the Sydney and Melbourne metropolitan areas and remotely through the RMReach telehealth platform Australia wide. We will provide in-person services nationally from mid-to-late 2020.

What's the process for signing up for a service?

Step 1

Step 2

We complete the referral process and set up a service agreement with you

Step 3

We email you a welcome pack

Step 4

We book your first appointment

Step 5

Your allied health services start and we conduct a safe home visiting assessment

Step 6

We ensure we regularly check in

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