Custom designed residential care for people with HD at St Joseph’s Hospital, Auburn
We understand the progressive neurodegenerative nature of Huntington’s disease and the effects it can have on a person’s day-to-day life and the impacts it has on their carers. The support coordinators will work with you at your pace to remove some of your daily stress by coordinating your supports.
We are here to empower you to live a quality life with dignity and autonomy. We know that people who are experiencing symptoms of Huntington’s can lose capacity to direct their own life.
The Outreach Service is part of a multidisciplinary team of medical, nursing and allied health services which provides review, intervention, treatment, case management, counselling, support, education and management of problems and issues associated with Huntington’s for patients, their families and carers. The Physiotherapy service provides education and support, by assisting patients with their mobility, so … Read more Westmead Hospital Huntington’s Disease Outreach Service
GP/Specialist referral required for this service. This service provides regular Medical review by Huntington disease specialist Neurologists for anyone with Huntington disease, at all stages of the disease. It is also available for those at risk of inheriting Huntington’s disease or undergoing testing for Huntington disease. The Social Workers provide support and advice for social … Read more Huntington Disease Service – Westmead Hospital University Clinic
The music therapy approach chosen is resources orientated focusing on a person’s strengths, followed by some hardcore UNO. This music and social club is for those in the earlier stages and independent with all activities of daily living. The club meets fortnightly on a Tuesday between 10.00 AM and 12.00 PM at Elsie Court Cottage, … Read more Music and Social club
The philosophy of this art program is phenomenological in nature; promoting the development of self-awareness. The art experience allows a creative response which is unique to the person participating.
This art club is for those in the earlier stages and independent with all activities of daily living.