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Return of face-to-face services, COVID-19 updates and information for Tasmania

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We are pleased to announce that we have resumed our delivery of face-to-face services. As always, your safety and security is our top priority and we adhere to the Tasmanian Government’s COVID directives. Our premises are appropriately cleaned. Staff have completed training in the effective use of PPE, safe vehicle handover and sanitisation routines. 

Our Hobart office in Elizabeth Street, has re-opened. People requiring assistive technology, or equipment demonstrations can make appointments to visit us in the Hobart office. Bookings must be made via email or phone 6232 1222 prior to appointments.

In our recently expanded centre at Bellerive, our Kites Children’s services are in full swing.

Our Launceston office remains closed while we relocate to our new premises. We are still providing service to all our northern clients as usual. Check the VisAbility Tasmania Facebook page for new developments.

photo of a therapist standing by a car to provide face-to-face therapy services
We have resumed our delivery of face-to-face services. Photo by Fiona Harding

VisAbility Therapy Services

All clients have a choice of either face-to-face or online therapy depending on the needs and preferences of each client.

Benefits of online therapy include more flexible scheduling of appointments and no travel or travel-related costs.

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orientation and Mobility
  • Counselling

VisAbility Specialist Services

Kites Children’s Therapy

Beyond Bellerive, our team delivers services in homes, schools, and other community settings such as childcare centres, playgrounds, and swimming facilities.

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Speech Pathology
  • Dietetics (online only)
  • Dog-Assisted Therapy (coming soon!)

If you have further queries contact us at referralstas@visability.com.au.

For Children’s services email us at hello@kitestherapytas.org.au or call (03) 6245 9232. Don’t forget to stay connected.

Keep in touch with our social media platforms on FacebookInstagram and LinkedIn.

Other useful information about COVID-19

The Australian Government’s Department of Health website provides up-to-date information about COVID-19. The National Disability Insurance Agency is also providing information.

COVID-19 Accessible Documents

The Department of Communities has produced some information in a variety of accessible formats so you can receive the latest news.

Download the accessible Wash and dry hands guide from the Department of Health and continue to clean and disinfect to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Download the accessible Cleaning info sheet to reduce COVID-19 spread to find out more.