AFA Podiatry is NDIS registered providing services in the following categories:
AFA podiatrists use a person centred approach taking into consideration all aspects of a person including their cognitive abilities, capacity to participate in their own treatment and any associated behavioural issues.
This approach includes:
Developing a rapport with the participant
Sensory desensitisation approaches particularly with the use of sharp instruments
Flexible appointment times
Positive behavioural strategies such as use of communication aids e.g. social stories
AFA Podiatrists provide services along the continuum of care from the home to the clinical environment.
AFA Podiatry provides training to podiatrists and other allied health providers who would like to become a NDIS provider and expand their understanding of working with people with disabilities.
Training can be provided in the following areas:
Navigating the NDIS system both generally or more specifically within the podiatry context
Working with families and carers of people with disabilities
Working with staff within a group home context
Clinic consideration and set up for people with disabilities
Working with people who have an intellectual disability
Positive approaches towards people with disabilities or behavioural issues.
Podiatry considerations when working with people with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Providing podiatry services to people with behavioural issues
Customised training as required
For all NDIS appointments, please complete the online enquiry form and AFA Podiatry will get back to you to organise an appointment.