Disability services in the Yorke Peninsula
Novita has expanded its services and supports for people living with disability to the Yorke Peninsula. The former Disability SA office in Draper Street, Kadina, has become a Novita therapy hub, delivering services for kids, young people and adults living with disability in the Kadina region, throughout the Copper Triangle and across the Yorke Peninsula and the Mid North.Call now Enquire now
Novita’s professional and dedicated Kadina staff offer tailored therapy services to support kids, young people and adults living with disability to achieve their goals.
Occupational Therapy supports people living with disability with physical life skills such as movement, vision, sensory processing, sleep and personal care, as well as the skills needed for school and work. Novita’s Occupational Therapists can also provide advice, prescription and training for assistive technology and equipment that can support people living with disability to lead a fulfilling life.More about Occupational Therapy
A Developmental Educator (DE) is an allied health professional who supports people of all ages living with disability. They teach important life skills, set goals, and ensure physical and emotional well-being. DEs assess your needs and create positive plans to support you in various ways, such as improving your senses, independence, social skills, and more. They focus on what's best for you, your loved ones, and the things that matter to you.More about Developmental Educators
Speech Pathology supports people who have difficulty communicating as a result of living with developmental delay, learning and intellectual disability, cerebral palsy and hearing loss. We can support kids, young people and adults with a range of communication skills including speaking, listening, using the voice, reading, writing, understanding language and addressing issues such as stuttering.More about Speech Pathology
Novita is a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) registered service and support provider, and we can help you and your family and carers to navigate the NDIS system and create your own NDIS plan.More about the NDIS
Psychology supports people living with disability to better cope with their emotions and the challenges of everyday life. Novita’s Psychologists support people to deal with issues such as relationships, difficulty making friends, anxiety, refusal to attend school, and learning difficulties. We are trained in the latest strategies to support clients with their mental, emotional, and behavioural development.More about Psychology
Regional Orthotics Clinics
With so many options for Orthotics on the market, it can be challenging to know what choice is going to be right for you. Our Regional Orthotics Clinics provide a unique opportunity to be properly measured and fitted for an Orthotic that suits you best. Our next clinics in Kadina are: 10 November, 8 December 2023.Book Regional Orthotics Clinic
Over time, Novita intends to further expand facilities and the services and supports delivered locally to include physiotherapy, as well as Assistive Technology and equipment services.
Novita’s Kadina hub is located in the former Disability SA office in Draper Street. Novita’s Kadina team provides services and supports to people living with disability in the Kadina area, throughout the Copper Triangle, and across the Yorke Peninsula and Mid North. Depending on the services and supports you need, we can also offer therapy in the family home, at school or at an appropriate location through our mobile services.
How we work
Novita works using the Life Needs Model of Service Delivery, which is a flexible approach focussing on community-based and specialised services that match your goals, whatever your stage of life. With you and your family at the centre of our thinking, we provide services across all areas of life, including:
- your home – we work in partnership with families and significant others to support skill development, as well as home modifications, technology and equipment
- education – working in partnership with school staff and providing access to technology and equipment, as well as training and support
- community – liaising with health professionals and partnering with community groups to provide linked services, education and training.
Novita is one of South Australia’s largest and most respected community-based disability service organisations supporting people living with disability through a network of therapy hubs across the state and in Broken Hill – and now including Kadina.
We have around 700 professional and dedicated staff supporting almost 4,000 clients, their families and carers. Our team includes Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Educators, Rehabilitation Engineers, Orthotists, Disability Support Workers, and more.
Novita’s range of services includes assessments and advice, diagnostic services, in-home support, early intervention, physiotherapy, aquatic therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology, orthotics, assistive technology and equipment, rehabilitation, social work, service coordination, Day Options, group therapy, school holiday programs, and outside school hours care.
We deliver these services at our therapy hubs, in your home, at school or the workplace, at kindergarten, at the beach or the local park – wherever you need our services and support.