Our Services

MS Society SA & NT offer a range of services and support to people living with multiple sclerosis. Our aim is to empower you to live well with services tailored to your individual needs and goals. If you are interested in any of our services, you can contact our MS Assist Team for more information or to arrange an appointment with our specialist staff.

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MS Nurse

Our MS nurses provide information, education and support about treatments and symptom management as well as key strategies for maintaining a brain-healthy lifestyle for people at all stages of their MS journey.

MS nurses can provide expert information and advice on:

  • understanding MS
  • managing new or existing symptoms
  • education and training on administering treatments and the options available
  • adjusting to a new diagnosis
  • navigating the healthcare system
  • living well with MS
  • managing stress and health counselling.

Physiotherapy

A consultation with our specialist MS physiotherapists will provide you with advice and strategies to manage MS symptoms such as weakness, fatigue, heat sensitivity, imbalance, spasticity and dizziness. We will help you to improve strength, balance and increase mobility to maintain independence with MS.

Our physiotherapy programs include:

  • individualised assessment and symptom management programs
  • MS relapse rehabilitation
  • gait and mobility assessment
  • home exercise prescription
  • strength and conditioning exercise groups
  • balance and falls prevention programs
  • online exercise classes
  • water-based exercise groups.

Occupational Therapy

Our Occupational Therapists specialise in MS symptom management and education in strategies to manage fatigue, sleep hygiene and temperature sensitivity. We work with you to understand your strengths and needs so you can continue to participate in your meaningful daily activities and to support overall wellbeing such as taking care of yourself, enjoying hobbies and socialising.

As a registered NDIS provider, we can provide assessments and funding applications for equipment, technology and home modifications to support independence and safety, both at home and in the community. For all other funding streams, please contact us to find out how we can help.


Advocacy and Social Support

Our Wellbeing and Social Support team can help you to access supports and services to manage your MS and provide counselling support during crises. We can help you to apply for any funding, services or supports you may be eligible for including NDIS, MyAged Care, Centrelink, Continuity of Support, Housing SA, and SA Civil and Administrative Tribunal to resolve legal issues.


NDIS Access and Pre-planning

The MS Society offers free services to help clients apply for the NDIS and prepare for their NDIS planning meetings to ensure your NDIS plan covers the supports and services you need to live well and achieve your goals.


NDIS Support Coordination

Our Support Coordinators can help you use your NDIS plan and access the supports and services you need to achieve your goals.

Our Support Coordination services include:

  • providing information on the different services available
  • connecting you with suitable NDIS registered service providers
  • creating a budget for your NDIS funds
  • helping you prepare for annual plan reviews
  • liaising and negotiating with service providers if any issues arise.

Continence Support

Bladder and bowel concerns are a common symptom of MS, which is why we have a specialist Continence Nurse to help you better manage or even improve your symptoms.

Our Continence Nurse can provide:

  • continence assessments
  • bladder ultrasounds, if needed to better understand symptoms
  • helpful management tips
  • product advice and samples
  • travel ideas
  • catheter care and advice.

Education Programs and Workshops

Get practical information about wellbeing and symptom management specifically tailored to multiple sclerosis. We have a range of allied health professionals and experts in neurological conditions deliver these sessions, so you know you are getting the best advice and support possible.

Our programs and workshops cover a range of topics relevant to people living with MS, including:

  • diet and exercise
  • sleep hygiene
  • fatigue management
  • stress management
  • MS for newly diagnosed
  • working with MS.

Peer Support

There are over 20 MS Peer Support Groups meeting around Adelaide, regional South Australia and Darwin. People with MS, and families and carers also have 24-hour access to peer support at their fingertips with our private Facebook groups. Find a support group in your area.


Contact our MS Assist Team

We can answer your questions and connect you to our services and supports.

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Our Services