Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre Accessible Accommodation (1 bedroom) - Cairns
Your Fully Accessible Place Of Health And Wellbeing in Cairns
Far North Queensland
What is Offered
Accessible Pool
Accessible Toilet Seat
Adjustable Grab Bars
Air-conditioning
Bathroom Amenities
Ceiling Hoist
Disabled Change Table
Dryer
Electric Adjustable Bed
Fixed Grab Bars
Free WIFI
Heating throughout
Hydrotherapy Pool
Iron/ Ironing Board
Non-Smoking
On Site Disabled Parking
On-Site Gym
Reception
Reservations
Service Dog Provisions
Shower Chair
Smoke Detector
Specialised Gym For Disabilities
Step-Free Access In Accommodation
Step-Free Shower
Suitable For Events
Therapy
TV
Washing Machine
Description

Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre – 1 Bedroom Accessible Accommodation, Cairns

The Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre situated on the Cairns Esplanade offers fully accessible accommodation designed to support people with spinal cord damage AND other physical disabilities.

One-bedroom accessible accommodation that caters to all physical disabilities!

Each of the self-contained units is wheelchair accessible and features a Hi-Lo bed, bedroom ceiling hoist, choice of left or right transfer to toilets, height adjustable kitchen benches, cupboards and bathroom vanity. Window blinds, lights and electronics are easily controlled via an iPad for your ease.

There are two apartments This is the one-bedroom apartment which has the following:

1 x king bed – 2 single beds that can be combined to a king or can keep separate. 1 x bed is a hi-lo bed, and the other is a companion bed.

Lounge has 1 x two seater sofa.

Click HERE for the TWO BEDROOM option.

The Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre also has a range of specialist support services available to guests during their stay including therapy (occupational therapy, physiotherapy, exercise physiology), personal support, accessible gym with specialised HUR equipment and hydrotherapy pool. A café is also available at the premises.
There are a variety of accommodation packages available including respite, transitional, short-term and holiday accommodation.

Nearest Hospital:

1.6 km to Cairns Hospital

 

Activities In The Property:

Hydrotherapy pool and Specialised Gym access for a fee.
Personal Support workers can also be arranged for a fee.

Allied Health –

The Spinal Life Healthy Living Centre has available to guests a range of specialist therapy (by appointment) and supports during their stay including occupational therapy, physiotherapy, exercise physiology and personal support.

Accessible Gym-

The fully accessible Active Gym at the Centre features specialised, state-of-the-art HUR equipment along with a Hydrotherapy pool (by appointment only) to ensure your health and wellbeing is taken care of during your stay.

Activities Around The Property:

Other Activities around the property include:

Sailing –

Cairns Yacht Club Offers their “sailability” program two afternoons a week.

This is a great opportunity to introduce people to sailing in a safe environment. Family and friends are welcome to see the action from the club’s patrol boat. Click HERE for more information.

Great Barrier Reef –

The Great Barrier Reef can be accessed from Port Douglas with Quicksilver and the Quicksilver VIII platform and Quicksilver VIII catamaran. The platform is equipped with a lift into the water. The catamaran is roll-on roll-off with level decking at both Port Douglas and the Outer Reef Platform. This is a full day with a 9:00 am departure and 5:00 pm return to Port Douglas. Click HERE for more information.

Bungee Jumping –

AJ Hackett operates a facility 20 minutes north of Cairns. They welcome people with a disability. This unique facility has an accessible observation deck right under the bungee tower that allows non-participating friends and family to observe. Click HERE for more information.

Kuranda Scenic Railway/Skyrail –

Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail can be done as a combination or as individual return journeys. Both of these options are a full day excursion to make the most of the trips and to take some time to enjoy Kuranda Village. The trip can be done as a self-drive option to Freshwater Station or Tropic Wings offer an accessible combination package with hotel pickup. Click HERE for more information.

Atherton Tablelands –

The Atherton Tablelands adds another dimension to a visit to Cairns. A suggested day trip could include taking the Gillies highway with a brief stop at Heales Lookout, on to the Lake Barrine Teahouse. Highlights include the Curtain Fig, Millaa Millaa Falls Zillie Falls and Manu Rainforest Canopy Walkway, returning to Cairns via Innisfail.
Cultural Experience – Tjapukai is an indigenous cultural experience. To maximize the visit a half-day is required, either starting at 9:00 am or 2:00 pm. Click HERE for more information.

Crocodile Adventures –

Located 40 minutes north of Cairns is Hartleys Crocodile adventures. This accessible crocodile farm includes an accessible boat tour and crocodile feeding.
professional appointments are available on site. Click HERE for more information.

 

Suitable For Events

The Centre features two fully accessible meeting rooms available for hire for community activities and events. The rooms include a projector, screen and kitchenette and can be combined for larger events.

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FAQ
Accessible Pool, Accessible Toilet Seat, Adjustable Grab Bars, Ceiling Hoist, Disabled Change Table, Electric Adjustable Bed, Fixed Grab Bars, On Site Disabled Parking, Service Dog Provisions, Shower Chair, Step-Free Access, Step-Free Shower
Bed height adjustable from 55 to 85 cm
Yes, Bed height adjustable from 55 to 85 cm
Yes, a ceiling hoist without attachment (BYO sling)
Yes, there is 1 bathroom per 1 bedroom apartment
Yes, (wall mounted)
Yes, with wheels
Yes, lightweight doors.
Yes, firm laminate flooring and tiles in the bathrooms.
Spinal Life OT's can arrange additional equipment for you
Yes, Hydrotherapy pool by appointment only
Yes. Conferences and events can be held at our property in the conference room on the ground floor which is accessible by lift.
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