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Novita offers services to adults with disabilities that were identified during childhood, including Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, intellectual disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder and adults with acquired disabilities, including Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease and acquired brain injury. Novita’s services for adults are across the following main areas: Assistive Technology, Community Inclusion, including Day Options and Recreation groups, In-Home Support and Supported Independent Living.

Novita’s Assistive Technology Service can provide information to support the selection and use of equipment including wheelchairs, equipment for Activities of Daily Living (e.g. showering, sleeping and dressing), home modification, communication systems, computer access and home automation.

Novita also has a Seating and Mobility team who make custom and complex seating and equipment modifications to a range of equipment including wheelchairs, beds, walkers and shower chairs.

Orthotic services are also available for our adult clients from our experienced team.

Some adults may be eligible for State Government Funding for consultative Assistive Technology Services in the areas of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), Computer Access Technology (CAT) and Environmental Control Systems (ECS) through the ACTS Service.

If you would like information or free advice, speak to someone in our friendly team on 1300 NOVITA (1300 668 482) or visit our Contact Us page for more ways to get in touch.

Our Day Options Programs run five days per week, 48 weeks per year in suitable premises for supporting people with disabilities aged over 18 years with a diverse range of needs. Our programs are designed around individual goals and participants’ desired outcomes.
We emphasise involvement with, and contribution to local community. Each participant in our Day Options Programs is required to pay a daily activity fee.

If you would like information or free advice, speak to someone in our friendly team on 1300 NOVITA (1300 668 482) or visit our Contact Us page for more ways to get in touch.

Our In-Home Support service operate up to 24 hours a day, seven days a week to support people with disability, with a diverse range of needs. Clients can access the amount of service that meets their individual needs and funding.
Each service is delivered according to individual goals and desired outcomes, over a given timeframe. Typical In-Home Supports include, but are not limited to:
• Domestic support
• Respite
• Personal care

Please enquire about how we can assist you to at your home or to access your community by calling or visiting our Contact Us page for more ways to get in touch.

Our disability support workers are available 24/7 for home-based assistance. We can also assist for shorter times according to your needs.
Our therapists are able to prescribe home modifications, equipment and technologies to assist easier independent living.
We also support transitions to independent living through our daily living skills development programs and through our counselling services.

Please enquire about how we can assist you to live in your community by calling our friendly team on 1300 NOVITA (1300 668 482) or visit our Contact Us page for more ways to get in touch.

Services we offer adults are:

Physiotherapy

Orthotics

Hydrotherapy

Movement groups

Seating & mobility

Speech pathology

Occupational Therapy

individual support for personal care

Psychology

overnight care

support to practice  social skill development

individual support for social outings

ConnectABILITY

Day Options

Social work/family support

in-home support

Counselling

gym groups

Behaviour program

social skills group

Augementative & Alternative communication

PODDS

Key Word Signing

careplans

community group outings

recreation programs

individual support to participate in  recreation

Centre Based Day options

swim skills

individual support for personal care

individual support for independent living skills

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