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Open in Ipswich

Montrose open in Ipswich!

The new Montrose Ipswich Service Centre has opened at Shop 36, 64 Raceview Street. Conveniently located at the well-known Raceview Shopping Centre, the team from Montrose offer psychology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology and NDIS support coordination. Parking is available right outside the centre with easy wheelchair access into the office. Minor renovations are underway […]

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What is an NDIS plan?

One of the first phrases you will hear when you start to think about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is “planning”. The NDIS is designed to improve choice and control when it comes to disability supports. This means the planning stage is vital to ensure you get the supports you need. Everyone who enters […]

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Taxi scheme for people with a disability

Taxi Subsidy Scheme reinstated – what you need to know

The Queensland Government recently announced that they would reinstate the Taxi Subsidy Scheme (TSS) for Queensland NDIS participants until June 2019. Some people had their TSS membership cancelled when they transitioned to the NDIS. They will now have it restored until the end of June, 2019. This should happen automatically with cards being mailed out […]

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Jeffrey and Cheryl

Toowoomba official opening

Our new Toowoomba  Service Centre enjoyed an official opening on Monday 24 July. Over 50 people attended the event with local politicians, businesses & other agencies in attendance as well as customers and families. Local artist Joy Jennings is creating an artwork to mark the opening that will hang in the centre. In the evening, […]

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Five things you should know about the NDIS

  1. What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme? The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing support for Australians with disability, their families and carers. The Scheme aims to make disability support fairer and provide people with greater choice and control. It is delivered by the National Disability Insurance Agency […]

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Montrose new Townsville Office

Our Townsville Office is on the move

Montrose opened an office in Townsville just over a year ago and we have already outgrown the space! This week we are moving to new premises with doors opening to customers on Monday 17 July 2017. Local Manager, Monica Laws, explains: “It’s been a great first year under the NDIS with many new people choosing to […]

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Montrose Toowoomba

Toowoomba Office now open

  Customers in the Toowoomba area are now benefiting from our new Service Centre which opened at 1/9 Bowen Street this week. After many years of providing outreach services to the area, we are delighted to have a permanent home. The new office includes consulting rooms and a welcoming reception space. We have also ensured […]

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Linda Apelt

Autism – a statement from our CEO

There is a lot of discussion around autism in the media today. Here’s a short statement from Montrose CEO Linda Apelt: “Our therapists work with many children with autism across Queensland. Much of our therapy is designed to help children take part in mainstream activities to the best of their abilities. The successes we see […]

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Montrose clinic in Leichhardt

New Ipswich Therapy Clinic

  Montrose Therapy and Respite Services have set up a weekly clinic in Leichhardt at the Leichhardt Community Centre on Denman Street. Every Thursday, Montrose therapists will be providing occupational therapy, speech pathology and physiotherapy. Pictured – the first OT session! We have worked with customers in the Ipswich area for many years through home […]

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Early roll out of the NDIS in Ipswich, Bundaberg and Rockhampton

Just announced – the NDIS will now be rolling out earlier in Ipswich, Bundaberg and Rockhampton! This means people with a disability in Ipswich can access the scheme now and those in Bundaberg and Rockhampton will get earlier access. The revised roll out dates are: Ipswich – June 2017 for those with existing support packages, […]

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