NDIS Services

The Body method is a registered NDIS provider of therapy services and is committed to providing exceptional, client-centred, outcomes-focused therapy to people with disabilities. We work with you to strengthen your capacity and achieve your goals.

Our Therapy team can work with clients under the NDIS to improve their health, wellbeing and independence. We can work with those who are self-managed or managed through an agency. Services can be claimed under Improved Health & Wellbeing and Improved Daily Living (depending on goals).

The Body Method offers the convenience of a “one stop shop” for coordinated therapy services under a single service agreement. We employ and support highly qualified and friendly therapists. We offer responsive customer service and easy access to therapists. We make life as easy as possible for referrers and clients through strong communication, collaboration, timelines and regular updates on progress and goal attainment. We are a values-based organisation committed to supporting NDIS participants and their families to achieve their goals through therapy.


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If you are already registered with the NDIS and have a plan that includes therapy services, contact usand we will take care of the rest, getting you therapy you need as quickly as possible.

To determine if you are eligible to receive supports under the NDIS, the best place to start is with the brief NDIS access checklist. Click here to go to the checklist.

If you are not eligible for NDIS and would like to access our specialist therapy services through private health insurance or other means, see the information on our Private Cover and Fee for Service page.

Contact us for more information on how we can help you or a loved one.


Nutrition for people with a disability

People with disabilities are at risk of a range of nutritional problems and therefore access to dietetic services is imperative. The Body Method Dietitians can work with clients under the NDIS to improve their health, well-being and independence. Our Accredited Practising Dietitians offer a person centred approach to the NDIS and tailor treatment to the individual’s functional needs, budget, preferences and goals including those with complex disability nutrition requirements.

Optimum Intake Dietitians offer a person-centred focus in supporting clients with cognitive, physical, sensory, neurological and intellectual limitations under the NDIS. A Dietitian can assist individuals with the following common nutrition issues:

  • Swallowing disorders and feeding difficulties  e.g. post stroke, due to dementia, due to physical disability, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease etc.

  • Transition to and maintenance of enteral/tube feeding

  • Fussy eating/self limited diets common in people with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Undernutrition and nutrition support

  • Changes to appetite or weight

  • Vitamin or mineral deficiencies

  • Weight management, particularly when it affects mobility and ability to undertake physical therapies

  • Meal planning and preparation, cooking, food shopping and food safety

  • Assistance and education in managing health conditions such as Diabetes, kidney disease, Anaemia, Osteoporosis and other bone problems, wound healing, depression, anxiety, food intolerances, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, diarrhoea.

Benefits of Dietetic services:

  • Improved food and fluid consumption

  • Improved nutritional status

  • Improved bowel pattern

  • Increased immunity

  • Lower rates of hospitalisation

  • Improved health and well-being

  • Reduced risk of co-morbidities such as Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Obesity

  • Better quality of life

Our Dietitians strive to provide a person centered approach to ensure each individual’s needs, preferences and goals are recognised in their nutritional management plan. They also work closely with the multidisciplinary team including speech pathology, exercise physiology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, psychology and doctors to ensure the most effective management of their nutrition issues and other health problems.


Exercise for people with a disability

The Body Method is a registered provider for the National Disability and Insurance Scheme (NDIS). We provide services under the Improved Health and Well-being section for those with a permanent disability, where that disability impacts on the ability to perform daily activities.

What disabilities may benefit from Exercise Physiology?

  • Autism

  • Amputation

  • Muscular Dystrophy

  • Cerebral Palsy

  • Brain Injury

  • Paraplegia

  • Stroke

  • Parkinson’s Disease

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Vision Impairments

  • Hearing Impairments

  • Intellectual Disabilities

  • Down’s Syndrome

What are the benefits of Exercise Physiology?

  • Improved strength

  • Increased mobility and function

  • Improved quality of life

  • Improve flexibility/ joint range

  • Improved  balance and co-ordination

  • Postural control

  • Reduced risk of mental health concerns

  • Reduced risk of co-morbidities such as Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Obesity

Our Exercise Physiologists work closely with other members of you care team to ensure that your exercise plan is in-line with your goals and current needs.

All services provided by our Exercise Physiologist can be accessed through funding as a part of your Participant Plan under the Support Category of Improved Health and Well-being. Note that plan amendments can be made to redirect funds into this category if not already available.