Melton Aged Care Physiotherapy

Our elderly loved ones have devoted their lives to caring for us, and now it’s our turn to reciprocate with the care they truly deserve through compassionate, expert physio for the elderly.

At Physio Inq, we recognise the unique challenges that ageing can bring, from the risk of falls to age-related conditions. Our in-clinic, mobile, and online options for physiotherapy services are here to provide care when it’s needed most. Learn more about physiotherapy for seniors and the dedication Physio Inq possesses to providing exceptional physiotherapy care across Australia.

What is physiotherapy for the elderly?

In our later years, our bodies often present us with new challenges, signaling the need for a different approach to physical well-being. This is where physio for the elderly can help. It’s a form of physiotherapy that focuses on maintaining a fulfilling lifestyle for seniors.

The primary goal of this type of physiotherapy is to help the elderly manage their health proactively to enhance their overall well-being. It helps increase the chances that their later years can be enjoyed with confidence, comfort, and independence.

The importance of physiotherapy in elderly care

As we grow older, our bodies change and sometimes challenge us in different ways. Physio for the elderly can address these changes appropriately. Here’s how beneficial physio services can be to older adults:

Fall prevention

A primary concern for many seniors is the risk of falls, which can lead to significant injuries and a loss of independence. Physiotherapy can provide support to seniors so they can improve their balance and mobility. This not only helps prevent accidents but also allows seniors to engage more freely in their daily activities.

Easing age-related challenges

Growing older can bring conditions like arthritis or recovery needs post-stroke, which can impact one’s ability to enjoy life fully. Physiotherapy steps in here, offering personalised physio support with senior health rehab and senior strength training exercises as well as treatments that ease pain, increase strength and flexibility, and aid in the recovery process.

Nurturing heart health

Cardiovascular health is a cornerstone of overall health, especially for the elderly. Physio for the elderly contributes to this area by enhancing circulation and heart health. This aspect of care is crucial not just for physical health but also for maintaining an active, fulfilling lifestyle in the senior years.

The challenge in getting adequate elderly care

Imagine the frustration and helplessness one might feel when physical limitations or transportation issues stand in the way of getting much-needed care. For many seniors, these aren’t just minor inconveniences; they are significant barriers that can lead to missed appointments and delayed treatments, impacting their health and well-being.

When it becomes too difficult to attend regular physiotherapy sessions, whether it’s at a physio Melbourne locals recommend, a physio Sydney citizens trust, or elsewhere, the continuity of care is disrupted. Missed appointments can lead to delayed treatments, hindering the progress that could have been made in managing pain, improving mobility, and enhancing overall quality of life.

It’s heartening to know, however, that there’s a solution to that – mobile physiotherapy services. These services bring essential care right to the doorsteps of those who need it the most.

At Physio Inq, we recognize the unique needs of every client, especially in the realm of aged care physiotherapy. Our physiotherapists, skilled in providing care under Home Care Packages (HCP) and the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP), are equipped with the necessary tools and expertise to deliver personalised in-home treatments. We are dedicated to addressing a wide range of conditions prevalent among the elderly, focusing on enhancing the quality of life for each client we serve. Our services, tailored to meet the specific needs of the aged population, include but are not limited to:

  • Aged Care Rehabilitation
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Dementia Care and Cognitive Support
  • Falls Prevention and Balance Training
  • Hip Fracture Rehabilitation
  • Arthritis Management
  • Osteoporosis Treatment
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Parkinson's Disease Management
  • Spinal Cord Injury Care
  • Muscular Dystrophy Support
  • Sensory Processing Disorders
  • Epilepsy Management
  • Amputation Rehabilitation
  • Chronic Respiratory Disorders

Our commitment at Physio Inq is to ensure that elderly individuals, whether on HCP or CHSP plans or privately, receive the best possible physiotherapy care, tailored to their unique situation. We aim to help our clients maintain independence, improve mobility, and manage the physical challenges associated with aging.

Other Physiotherapy services that Physio Inq is able to offer

About Physio Inq's Care

  • Strong history in home based care
  • Home Care Package (HCP) and Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) through partnerships with your registered provider
  • Over 200 clinical experts in Aged Care services for physiotherapy
  • A commitment to expediting referrals based on clinical needs
  • Dedicated contact person for your business
  • Access to multiple disciplines and services under one roof
  • Large geographical coverage
  • High quality reporting
  • Experienced clinical staff 

We are committed to providing our service In-Home wherever possible. From time to time, circumstances such as staffing, demand and availability may prevent this from occurring. In those instances, we will assist in arranging alternative service methods such as telehealth for Physiotherapy.

Suburbs that our therapists currently service in Melton, Victoria:

Aged Care Physiotherapy Services

Physio Inq’s home and mobile physio services

At Physio Inq, we understand the unique challenges faced by the elderly in managing their physical health. Our mobile and in-home aged care physio services eliminate the need for constant searches of ‘physiotherapist near me’, ‘physiotherapy clinic near me’, and physiotherapist online by bringing expert care directly to homes, retirement villages, residential aged care facilities, or any other preferred location.

Our multi-disciplinary approach

Our approach to elder care physio is multi-disciplinary, ensuring that we address a wide range of age-related conditions. From arthritis management to stroke rehabilitation, our team’s comprehensive approach means we can tackle various aspects of elderly health, all under one roof.

We also recognise the importance of maintaining strength and flexibility in the elderly. Our experienced clinical teams are skilled at creating individualised elderly fitness programs and mobility exercises for the elderly focused on these areas, helping seniors to maintain their independence and improve their quality of life.

Our Customer Support Team

Our National Support Office and team based in Australia play vital roles in providing consistent, high-quality care across the country. This support is invaluable in managing the health of our elderly clients, offering easy access to a range of services and support crucial for effective health management. With our nationwide presence, we ensure that elderly Australians can easily manage their health and live life to the fullest.

Make an appointment with Physio Inq

Whether you want to receive care at home or in one of our physio clinics, we make it easy for you to get the support you need.

On our website, you can book an appointment for in-home or online allied health services. Requesting an appointment is easy – just fill out our referral form to start booking your appointment. Alternatively, our national support team is available to assist with bookings, referrals, and enquiries by phone or email.

We take pride in being one of Australia’s largest family-owned mobile physiotherapy groups. Our physiotherapy clinics are known for their inviting spaces and warm, welcoming environment. To find a physiotherapy clinic near you and get more information on how to make a booking, look for the ‘Find A Physiotherapy Clinic’ option on our website.

We’re on a mission to ensure every Australian, regardless of age or mobility, has access to top-quality physiotherapy in the comfort and safety of their own environment or in a physiotherapy clinic.

Gain easier access to physio for the elderly. Book an appointment with us today!

Live a life with less limits

We See You Where It Suits You

Physio Inq is your premium partner for all your Physiotherapy & Allied Healthcare requirements for in home, in clinic and online services throughout Australia.

Physio Inq exists to provide reliable, experienced, and forward-thinking care to the community – we are passionate about Australian’s living a life with less limits.

We provide in home, online and clinic solutions for your Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology & Exercise Physiology needs across Australia.

Our therapists are experts in their respective fields, and we believe every client deserves an incredible experience. We see people of all ages, with a large team that treat people across the lifespan, from paediatrics to geriatrics

Who can we help & assist?

  • Private Clients
  • NDIS Participants
  • Home Care Packages
  • Transport Accident Commissions (TAC)
  • WorkCover
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs (Only in clinic)

At Physio Inq we aim to create happiness and fulfilment for all we come in contact with – this includes our staff and those we serve.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Mobile Physiotherapy is the term we use to describe physiotherapy that comes to you. We are able to deliver the service in your home, or anywhere you prefer in your community. This could be your workplace, home, nursing home, local gym or pool, we will you there.

Our physiotherapists provide a person centred, and goal orientated service. We work with you as a team to provide best in market care. At your first session, the physiotherapist will be sure to introduce themselves, and listen to your concerns, history and why your are engaging in physiotherapy. They will review any reports, plans or relevant medical information also.

After listening to your concerns and goals - your physiotherapist may review how you move. This may involve hands on assessment of joints, muscles, movement and more. This allows our expert physiotherapists to establish what may be contributing to your concerns. 

After a comprehensive assessment, the physiotherapist will discuss with you outcomes, and propose an agreed treatment plan to help you achieve your desired goals from treatment. 

We have a dedicated customer service team to assist you in booking an appointment. This team will discuss with your needs, any treatment preferences and where you would like to be seen (in your home, community etc).

At Physio Inq we aim to see all new clients as soon as possible - to meet your needs. In many areas we have immediate availability, meaning you can be seen inside 48 hours. In areas of longer wait times, we of course communicate this with you and book a time suitable in the future. 

What do I need to bring along to my first appointment?

It is helpful if you have any information or reports from your General Practitioner (GP) that may be appropriate and may assist us in understanding what your needs are. If you are an NDIS participant, a copy of your NDIS plan Goals is also helpful to guide our assessment and identify what areas you may require our assistance.

We encourage you to be comfortable at your appointments - so clothing that you are comfortable in is best. 

Our prices vary dependent upon services required and your geographic location. A Copy of our price guide can be found here. Our customer service team will provide you with your pricing based on your individual circumstances in your initial contact with them.,

Our therapists carry around a payment square with them at all times allowing them to process payment from your credit or Visa Debit card on the spot.

You will be issued with an invoice straight away that you can use to claim back from your Health fund or Medicare online.

Rebate from your health fund is completely dependent on your level of insurance cover..We encourage you to call your personal health fund to ask what your package rebate amount is. It varies from package to package, with some clients ear You will need to call your personal health fund to ask what your package rebate amount is. It varies from package to package, with some clients earning up to an 80% rebate on the cost of their sessions.

Consultation length varies dependent on your individual needs. Our initial consultations may take up to 1 hour, and follow up sessions may vary but most commonly are an hour in duration.

Our services are available with a referral. 

Certain funding types require appropriate referral, these will be discussed with you at the time of booking your appointment with our customer service team. 

At Physio Inq, we are happy to accept referrals in your preferred method, these include:

Phone: 1300 731 733



We are currently covering New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland, Tasmania & Western Australia.

We are indeed one of the first NDIS Allied Health providers in Australia, being involved with the first rollout in NSW. We know NDIS very well and our therapists are highly trained in the scheme.

Yes, the NDIS does cover physiotherapy assessment when deemed reasonable and necessary.

Allied health services such as physiotherapy are funded under the ‘Improved Health and Wellbeing’ and/or ‘Improved Daily Living’ categories of your NDIS Capacity Building Supports budget.

The NDIS is responsible for funding allied health and other therapy services related to a person’s disability. These therapies fall under the NDIS ‘Capacity Building’ support budget. Allied health services such as physiotherapy are funded under the ‘Improved Health and Wellbeing’ and/or ‘Improved Daily Living’ categories of your NDIS Capacity Building Supports budget.

Yes, we do see clients under My Aged Care who have their packages managed by a Provider. If you would like to see us, we will organise a Service Agreement with your plan manager and bill them directly under your My Aged Care Package.

Paediatric physiotherapy is treatment of children from birth to 18 years of age.

Paediatric physiotherapists have expert skills in the assessment, identification, diagnosis of, and treatment of child development and movement difficulties as well as injuries.

A paediatric examination differs to an adult in many ways. These range from different communication methods with the child that allow improved engagement and quality to different assessments used to reflect the differing nature of a child's body and its movements in comparison to an adult.

Physiotherapists can help both children and adults who have autism to help develop physical and motor skills. By working on basic skills such as sitting, standing, playing, kicking and more physiotherapists asst with improved balance, strength, and motor skills.

Physiotherapy for people with learning disabilities can involve assistance with postural care, management of long-term conditions and recommendation of specific treatments.

Physiotherapy has been shown to improve gross motor skills in people with intellectual disability when tailored programs are used as well as reduce the risk of falls.

Physiotherapy can enable people to relearn lost abilities, regain independence and reduce the risk of further strokes. Physiotherapy is key to recovery of function and mobility after stroke which helps with return to previous levels of function and reintegration into the community after stroke. Specific and tailored exercise programs are used to achieve client goals.

Under the NDIS scheme we have access to interpreters who can be arranged free of charge to come to the initial assessment to assist with the appointment.

Simply let us know if you need this and we will arrange this for you.

Otherwise, we are able to organise sessions when family members might be present to assist with communication, or match the client with a therapist who speaks the same language if that is available.

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