Gabriella Centre is a Residential and Day Care facility for children and young adults with profound Physical and Intellectual Disabilities, such as Cerebral Palsy.
We provide 24 hour care in a home from home environment along with unlimited patience and unconditional love The Day Care Centre is open from 7.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. It remains open over school holidays, closing for only three weeks over the Christmas season and on Public holidays. The Residential section remains open throughout the year.
To maintain a comfortable environment, a maximum of 24 children/young adults are enrolled in Day Care, of which 12 of them are also in Residential Care. To ensure they receive all the care and love they deserve, a maximum child/caregiver ratio of 4/1 is provided. Individual programmes are designed by our in-house Physiotherapist and Program Implementer, to ensure each child/young adult receives the correct physiotherapy & intellectual stimulation they require.
Our Staff have been trained to follow these individual programmes and understand the importance of correct positioning, exercise and educational stimulation. The weekly programme includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy, music & movement, creative activities, outdoor play, horse riding and outings.
We provide a place to learn and grow, to feel safe and accepted and to be loved unconditionally.