UpBeat Health & Wellbeing is a proud Aboriginal, neurodiverse, and female owned and operated mental health and well-being organization, located in the northern suburbs of Naarm.

Upbeat is fiercely passionate about promoting, celebrating and integrating an intersectional feminist lens into our practice, coming from this perspective affords a space that hold multiple truths, which include an array of realities that are inherently invested in social justice, holistic wellbeing and creative change.

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Acknowledgment

Upbeat would like to acknowledge that we live and thrive upon the stolen lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, the traditional custodians of this country – Narrm. UpBeat pays deep reverence to all Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders, and furthers that respect to Elders past, present, and emerging. We honour first nation people’s strength, resilience, cultural heritage, beliefs, and relationship with the land and recognize that sovereignty has never been ceded. 

Upbeat acknowledges that we have a long way to go in order to heal country.

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What makes UpBeat truly meaningful is the involvement that our Wellbeing workers offer at the ground level. Our team participates in the daily operations alongside our client’s to ensure that their social, psychological, spiritual, emotional and physical needs are met, supported and understood by both the client and carer alike.

At UpBeat, our mission is to work alongside of our client’s with a person-centred approach. We’re passionate about empowering and supporting the people we work with on their journey towards recovery and wellness. 

We use our personal and diverse strengths, solutions-based thinking, and teamwork to develop individualised support plan that fosters choice, confidence and health. We strive to blend clients’ personal goals and the UpBeat ethos while meeting the guidance and recommendations of medical professionals. Our aim is to create happy, genuine memories, lasting experiences and enhance overall Wellbeing and Mental Health.

All Abilities Dancing

Independent Living Skills

All Abilities Music

One-to-One Support

All Abilities Yoga

Professional Cleaning

Support services offered and available to you 

Upbeat is committed to providing a variety of supports and services to you.

These supports include; 

Collaborative care and care coordination 

·       Supporting effective communication between you, UpBeat, Medical Professionals, Care Coordinators, and other people involved in Your life

·       Adaptive Care Plan development and monitoring

·       Respite support

·       Specialist carers

·       Crisis Intervention Support

·       Foster Care

Self-care and wellbeing 

 

·       Housing which may include organizational, cleaning, and cooking support

·       Individualised activities and experiences 

·       Nutritional support and meal planning

·       Sleep & hygiene support 

·       Self-development mentorships

Therapeutic mental health intervention 

·       Counselling & Mental health support

·       Art therapy (1.1 and group)

·       Positive behavioural support

·       Recovery and empowerment coaching

  • Trauma informed care

  • Culturally sensitive care

Wellbeing support work

·       One-on-one support shifts (minimum 4 hours)

·       Transportation

·       In-home and out-of-home care

·       Psychosocial support and community engagement

Group programs 

·       Group programs such as dance, yoga, singing, drama and creative art expression.