Down South Therapy In The News
Fun day celebrates living with disability
12 December 2018
Down South Therapy celebrated International Day of People with a Disability with a family fun day on Sunday, December 2.
The mobile therapy service, which provides occupational therapy, speech pathology and physiotherapy in the Rockingham, Kwinana and Peel areas, hosted a community fun day to celebrate the year, the achievements of children and adults living with a disability and those who are in their lives.
read more here: The West Australian
Down South Therapy recognises International Day of People with Disability
December 9th 2018
ABOUT 400 people attended an event by Down South Therapy Services at Peel Manor House for International Day of People with Disability.
Director and occupational therapist Jodie Watts said there were lots of activities for children at the event.
Down South Therapy Services covers Rockingham, Kwinana and the Peel region.
read more here: Weekend Courier
Mandurah and Peel organisations come together to tackle youth violence
August 12 2016
Emotional Regulation and Anger Management
The service provided by Down South Therapy aims to provide early intervention for behaviour and anger probelms in 12 to 15 year-olds.
It focuses on helping youth identify and regulate their feelings and reactions through games and activities, as well as providing them with appropriate responses.
Down South Therapy worker Jodie Heath said the organisation would operate based at the Peel Youth Services office on Fridays but would also travel to schools, offices and centres upon request.
read more here: Mandurah Mail
Award recognises Peel’s mobile occupational therapist for innovation
October 28 2016
Occupational therapist Jodie Heath was presented with the inaugural Innovators in Practice Award on Thursday night, by Occupational Therapy Australia, the peak national body for occupational therapists.
She was recognised for the development and introduction of a community-based outreach and mobile occupational therapy service for the Peel Region.
The Innovators in Practice award recognises and acknowledges the innovation of an outstanding occupational therapist working within Western Australia.
read more here: Mandurah Mail
Service reaches out
November 14 2016
Occupational therapist Jodie Heath has been recognised for the development and introduction of a community-based outreach and mobile occupational therapy service for the Peel region.
Ms Heath was presented with the Innovators in Practice Award from Occupational Therapy Australia on World Occupational Therapists Day, October 27.
Her service, Down South Therapy Services, was established 10 years ago and aims to bridge the gap between private and public services.
read more here: Sound Telegraph
2015 RKCC Finalist
Down South Therapy are proud to be recognised as a finalist in the category of SME at the Rockingham and Kwinana Chamber of Commerce Business Awards.
2014 Telstra RKCC Regional Business Awards
The 2014 Telstra Rockingham Kwinana Chamber of Commerce Regional Business Awards Judge's Commendation was awarded to Jodie Heath (Sponsored by Cedar Woods)
The Judges Commendation is an award given by the judging panel each year, you cannot nominate for this award.