AQ Health, located in McNally House at Garden City Multi-Service Centre, Upper Mount Gravatt, Brisbane, offers a variety of exercise programs suited to all levels of mobility and fitness.
Our state-of-the-art gym equipment and treatment rooms cater to both individual, and group exercise programs. At AQ Health, we believe that no matter what your age, or current physical condition, it is never too late to get moving.
Our tailored programs, coordinated by our experienced physiotherapists and exercise physiologists, are designed to improve your strength, mobility, balance and fitness, in an encouraging, enjoyable and safe environment. Run over a set number of weeks, each program includes a pre- and post- assessment, allowing us to track your progress, from start to finish.
Programs we offer
A 10-week program that uses breathing techniques and slow, gentle movements to reduce your stress levels and improve your balance.
A 10-week program aimed at falls prevention, through tailored balance and strengthening exercises.
Small Group Gym Class
Our small group classes run as either 6 or 12 sessions of supervised exercise. They have a maximum of 5 people per group and include strengthening exercises with the HUR gym equipment and use of resistance band, dumbbell weights and functional exercises. The aim of these sessions is to improve overall strength, function and mobility.
The GLA:D®, or ‘Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark’ program, is an educational and supervised exercise program tailored to those living with hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA). The program involves an initial assessment, two education sessions, 12 supervised group exercise sessions, and a follow-up assessment.
Each class runs from Monday to Friday, starting from 8:30 am.
Contact Alzheimer’s Queensland on 07 3422 3000 to enquire about specific classes and times.
AQ Health is located on Level 3 at McNally House, Garden City. As we are a secure site, you will require a code or pass to enter the building. One of our friendly staff will meet you upon entry to take you through.
Parking is available at our Garden City Age Care Centre at 33 Tryon Street, Upper Mount Gravatt.
A selection of our exercise programs are available under the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and Home Care Package (HCP).
We also accept Medicare CDM (Chronic Disease Management) referrals.
AQ Health services all private health funds, privately paying clients, and private NDIS clients.
Accessing these programs
Not an Alzheimer’s Queensland client?
No problem at all. Simply:
- Call us on 07 3422 3000 to register.
- Our team will put you in touch with My Aged Care, so you can register for our Government- subsidised group exercise class.
- We will call you back to discuss when the classes will be running in your area once we receive your referral from My Aged Care.
Already receiving an allied health related service through Alzheimer’s Queensland?
- Call us on 07 3422 3000 to register for the class you wish to join.
- We will call you back to confirm your participation in the class.
- We will then arrange a pre-assessment visit with you prior to your class.