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GROUPS INFORMATION

ALL TERM 4 GROUPS

8 WEEKS

$1,200

COMBINED GROSS MOTOR GROUP

This group is designed to work the core body – Torso, Legs & Arms by engaging the Large Muscles and the neurological system. Our Holiday Intensive Gross Motor Group will include running, climbing, throwing, ball kicking, catching and more!

DATES & TIMES

The September School Holiday Intensive runs for 2 weeks; 1hr for 3 days each week.

WEEK 1
Tuesday 21st Sept
Wednesday 22nd Sept
Thursday 23rd Sept

WEEK 2
Tuesday 28th Sept
Wednesday 29th Sept
Thursday 30th Sept

COMBINED FINE MOTOR GROUP

In this group we will focus on training the small muscles in hands, fingers and wrists to improve control and strength to perform everyday tasks better.  This group will encourage fine motor skills through various fun activities such as building with lego/duplo, craft with scissors, beading, and more.  This group is perfect for those who have goals to be able to button, open lunch boxes, tie shoelaces etc, as the fine motor activities are all interrelated.

DATES & TIMES

The September School Holiday Intensive runs for 2 weeks; 1hr for 3 days each week.

WEEK 1
Tuesday 21st Sept
Wednesday 22nd Sept
Thursday 23rd Sept

WEEK 2
Tuesday 28th Sept
Wednesday 29th Sept
Thursday 30th Sept

ART THERAPY GROUP

With the use of various art materials our Art Therapy Group will create several beautiful works of art that show off each individuals unique ideas and creativity. Through conversation and art expression group attendees will be building skills in how to explore emotions, reduce anxiety, increase self-esteem, and resolve other psychological conflicts. 

DATES & TIMES

The September School Holiday Intensive runs for 2 weeks; 1hr for 3 days each week.

WEEK 1
Tuesday 21st Sept
Wednesday 22nd Sept
Thursday 23rd Sept

WEEK 2
Tuesday 28th Sept
Wednesday 29th Sept
Thursday 30th Sept

SOCIAL SKILLS / EMOTIONAL REGULATION GAMES GROUP

Our FUN GAMES based Social Skills Group will provide essential practice of social and emotional regulation and behaviour in a supportive environment. We will be developing social skills in a social environment!

This group will focus on: choosing appropriate emotional reactions and feelings, learning the importance of self-problem solving, taking turns, compromise, negotiation, teamwork, and how to keep and make friends.

DATES & TIMES

The September School Holiday Intensive runs for 2 weeks; 1hr for 3 days each week.

WEEK 1
Tuesday 21st Sept
Wednesday 22nd Sept
Thursday 23rd Sept

WEEK 2
Tuesday 28th Sept
Wednesday 29th Sept
Thursday 30th Sept

ANIMAL CARE GROUP

It Can Be Emotionally Rewarding To Care For And Spend Time With An Animal.

The Health Hub Belmont has a farm-like environment where we care for various animals on-site.  This group allows our attendees to become the carers of our Belmont animals – Turtles, Ducks, Chickens, Dogs and Alpacas. Our Animal Care Group aims to promote positive emotions, support the development of expression and empathic skills, improve social skills, boost confidence, and reduce anxiety. 

DATES & TIMES

The September School Holiday Intensive runs for 2 weeks; 1hr for 3 days each week.

WEEK 1
Thursday 23rd Sept
Friday 24th Sept
Saturday 25th Sept

WEEK 2
Thursday 30th Sept
Friday 1st Oct
Saturday 2nd Oct

DIY WORKSHOP GROUP

Our unique clinic location of Belmont allows us to break free of traditional therapy!

Keep your hands and minds busy with a DIY Workshop. This workshop involves building and creating items (planter box, bench, etc). The DIY workshop will focus on Social Skills, Fine Motor Skills, Gross Motor Skills, Taking Turns, Practical Thinking and Planning, and more. Be involved in the creative process from start to finish and walk away with your own CREATION. Suitable for all ages.

DATES & TIMES

The September School Holiday Intensive runs for 2 weeks; 1hr for 3 days each week.

WEEK 1
Thursday 23rd Sep
Friday 24th Sept
Saturday 25th Sept

WEEK 2
Thursday 30th Sept
Friday 1st Oct
Saturday 2nd Oct

COOKING WITH CHEWY, CHINO & THE HEALTH HUB ANIMALS GROUP

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

DID YOU KNOW?

We have various animals on site at our Belmont Clinic.?

Chickens, Turtles, Ducks, Alpacas and more.

 

This holiday program will incorporate some farm-like cooking and interactive animal visits.  We will focus on Daily Living Skills, Social Skills, Animal Care, Team Work, Following Instructions, Taking Turns, and more. 

DATES & TIMES

The September School Holiday Intensive runs for 2 weeks; 1hr for 3 days each week.

WEEK 1
Thursday 23rd Sept
Friday 24th Sept
Saturday 25th Sept

WEEK 2
Thursday 30th Sept
Friday 1st Oct
Saturday 2nd Oct

GARDENING GROUP

This group will use the skill and enjoyment of gardening to promote movement and coordination, social skills, and positive mental health. The body movements required in gardening also allow for fine and gross motor skill development.

To achieve therapy goals through gardening, attendees will participate in activities such as planning a garden, understanding and using tools, planting, caring for, composting, harvesting, and presenting the harvest in pots / vases, making or decorating presentation ideas.  This group targets the senses – sound, sight, smell and taste and will be perfect for those seeking a multi-level group therapy program. This group is suitable for all ages and will run at various times with attendees matched in age and skill level. 

MINECRAFT

An Opportunity For Pre-Teens To Develop Fine Motor & Social Skills Required For Independent Self-Care – Through Minecraft Inspired Group Activities.

  • Identify And Experience Situations Which Could Trigger Emotional Reactions And Use Independent & Group Problem Solving Skills To Regulate Emotions
  • Developing Hand Strength Through Computer And Pencil Use
  • Engage In Fine Motor Daily Living Activities And Hobby Tasks
  • Promote Participation And Teamwork
  • Learn The Importance Of Turn Taking, Compromise, Negotiation, Communication & Patience
  • Acquire Skills For Making Friends And Engaging In Conversation
  • Learn Coping Strategies For Failure, And Fear Of Participation
  • Celebrate Steps To Social Success

NINJA WARRIOR SPORTS GROUP

An active group for children to improve their social skills, ability to work in teams, focus and follow instructions.

This group incorporates various sports to deliver a therapy group that is full of action.

  • Inclusive & safe environment
  • Skills development through exciting game and drills
  •  Improvement in gross motor skills and coordination
  • Develop friendships and build social skills
  • Be part of a team

READY! PREP! GO!

Have your child start their Prep schooling with the strategies they need to do their personal best.

This group is designed to simulate a real school morning


Beneficial to kindergarten students who may struggle with all or any of – separation anxiety, listening/attentiveness, fine and gross motor skills, pre-literacy and language skills, group skills, social skills, emotional regulation. 

Suitable for children with diagnosed/undiagnosed learning difficulties.

The program aims to reduce anxiety and increase the ability to transition smoothly into Prep in the following weeks.

RAMSR - RHYTHM & MOVEMENT FOR SELF-REGULATION GROUP

This group will deliver the RAMSR Therapy Program.

This program aims to help young children manage self-regulation of their emotions, attention and behaviour by using rhythm and music.

RAMSR (Rhythm and Movement for Self-Regulation) aims to support a childs attentional and emotional regulation skills, as well as mental flexibility, inhibition, and working memory (the executive functions).

ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR PLAYGROUND PARTICIPATION

An ideal group for clumsiness and lack of confidence, this group will encourage an ‘I CAN DO IT’ attitude towards challenging, balance & coordination activities.

Have your child – decrease playground anxiety & increase confidence so that they can play confidently and stop avoiding the fun of playgrounds.

This group will touch on paediatric physiotherapy areas of – sensory challenges, increasing coordination & balance.

P.S. WILL BE HELD ON A MONDAY DURING TERM 4

TWIST & SHOUT - PAEDIATRIC PHYSIOTHERAPY

This group has a focus on motor development – low muscle tone, strength, endurance, coordination, balance, and stability. 

Participants will use core muscles during play, song, and games-based activities whilst simultaneously using brain & voices (cognitive abilities) to work on thinking and breathing while being active.

MOVE THINK & DO AT THE SAME TIME

Thinking and remembering to breathe properly while being active can be tricky and it is an important skill for children to learn so they can participate wholly in activities like play & sport. 

P.S. WILL BE HELD ON A MONDAY DURING TERM 4

P.S. WILL BE HELD ON A MONDAY DURING TERM 4

BUILDING CORE STRENGTH THROUGH PAEDIATRIC PHYSIOTHERAPY

Does your child find daily schooling exhausting?

Do they slouch, have handwriting fatigue or opt out of extracurricular activities due to lack of energy after a day / week at school?

Have 2020-2021 changes in on/off activity – schooling from home / community sport cancellation had an effect on interest in participation and or mental fatigue leading to physical fatigue?

This group is designed to build and or re-build those core strengths and ultimately decrease fatigue and increase energy.