Now Servicing NDIS Participants!

ProActive Care is excited to announce that our services now extend to cater for NDIS participants in our community! The National Disability Insurance Scheme provides Australians who have permanent and significant disability with funding for supports and services, designed to help people get the support they need so their skills and independence improve over time. […]


About Us: ProActive Care Pty Ltd provides high-quality, personable, onsite physiotherapy and allied health services to a number of aged-care facilities in North and West of Melbourne. We have been operating since 2010 currently expanding our services though aged care, the community and NDIS. Visit to find out more about us. We are looking […]

How Can Physiotherapy Help People with Dementia?

WHAT IS DEMENTIA? Dementia, as defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO), is usually of a chronic or progressive nature, in which there is deterioration in cognitive function beyond what might be expected from normal ageing. It affects memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgement. In Australia, it is the greatest cause […]

ALERT: Older Australians Living with Dementia Need More Exercise!

Australians living with dementia in residential aged-care facilities (RACF) experience not only cognitive decline, but also changes in emotional control, social behaviour and physical function. Up to 52% of residents in RACF has a diagnosis of dementia. Although benefits of exercise for elderly with dementia is well documented in research literature, current policy and funding […]

Aged-care Physiotherapist WANTED – Northern & Western Suburbs, Melboume

About ProActive Care: Are you looking for meaningful and rewarding career in one of the fastest growing industries? We are looking for an experienced physiotherapist to join our team of dedicated professionals passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of our seniors. Our team at ProActive Care provides high-quality, personable, onsite physiotherapy services for residents […]

Use of Hip Protectors in Residential Aged-care Facilities

Hip protectors are commonly prescribed in the Residential Aged-care Facilities (RACFs) by doctors, physiotherapist, nurses and other health professions. For many facilities, hip protectors are utilised as ‘first-line of defence’ in prevention of hip fractures and provided to every resident following a fall. However, how much do we really know about hip protectors and its […]

Opportunity for Dedicated Aged-care Physios

ProActive Care Pty Ltd provides high-quality, personable, onsite physiotherapy services to a number of aged-care facilities in North and West of Melbourne. Opportunity exists for like-minded individuals to join a team of dedicated & experienced aged-care physiotherapist, passionate about improving the quality of life for older Australians. Visit to find out more about us. […]

Using Hoists and Slings Safely in Aged-care

Use of mechanical lifting hoist and slings for transfer of residents in residential aged-care facility is common practice to ensure safety of both the resident and care staff. However inappropriate use or application can also result in injuries to both parties. In the Australian Aged-care industry, there were instances where the inappropriate use of mechanical […]