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At Xavier, we have been providing disability support to Brisbane children and young people and their families for over 70 years. Our range of multi-disciplinary services are designed to help children and young people with high support needs to live the best lives possible with their family. From occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech therapy through to support workers, nursing and overnight respite at Xavier Place, we're here to help. 
We support children, young people and their and families throughout Brisbane and the greater Brisbane region including Ipswich, Logan and Moreton Bay Regional Council suburbs. Our sister organisation InFocus, specialises in NDIS Plan Management and Support Coordination to support participants of all ages on their NDIS journey. 


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Our Services

Support Workers

Short Term Accommodation

Nursing

Occupational Therapy

Physiotherapy

Speech Therapy

Counselling

Music Therapy

Equipment, Home and Vehicle Modifications

Community Therapy Clinics

Inclusive childcare


Who we are


At Xavier, we have a long and proud history supporting Brisbane families of children with complex disability and related health needs. 

We help children and their families to live the best lives possible, as a family. We provide health supports such as nursing and allied health services through to supporting children in play and in their community giving them the opportunity to just be kids.

Our goal is to deliver the highest quality support and services to families who really need it. Families who are caring for children with complex disability and health needs, that require very tailored care.

Our multi-disciplinary team specialise in meeting these needs and have decades of experience to draw upon.We work with families throughout Brisbane the greater Brisbane region.

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Building hand strength

There are a number of reasons why a child might experience weakness in their hands such as low muscle tone, neuro-muscular disorders and more. Our team of occupational therapists will often work with children to help them develop strength and coordination of the tiny little muscles in their hands.

Dysphagia. A difficult diagnosis to swallow!

This Wednesday 17th March is Swallowing Awareness Day. Just like breathing, swallowing is a reflex and it is essential to everyday life. The theme of this year’s Swallowing Awareness Day is “Dysphagia. A difficult diagnosis to swallow!”

The funding responsibilities of the NDIS: Health

Confused about what health supports the NDIS will fund? We summarise the health supports that are funded by the health system and those that are funded by the NDIS.

3 ways counselling supports families and individuals with disability

Disability counselling provides support to people with disability and their families (this can be parents, siblings, partners or carers). Counselling can help them to address the challenges that they face individually and as a family as a result of their family member’s disability.

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Welcome to Xavier Place, a welcoming home-away-from-home for respite, care and support for children and young adults with disability. Xavier Place is our new purpose built, 6 bed, short term accommodation in the Brisbane suburb of Yeerongpilly.


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