On Wednesday 9th June, 2021, we celebrated the birthday of our founder Jenni Ballantyne with a morning tea at our Perth Head office. It was 32 years ago that Jenni established Second Skin and from humble beginnings in a small office in Subiaco, Western Australia, the service has grown beyond Australia and New Zealand to … Continue reading Celebrating the birthday and life of our inspirational founder – Jenni Ballantyne
We are pleased to be exhibiting at the upcoming Source Kids Disability Expo at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on the 3rd – 4th July 2021. The event is focused on children, youths and young adults living with a disability up to the age of 25 years – this expo brings together the latest … Continue reading Coming Up: Source Kids Disability Expo, Brisbane
With the COVID situation largely under control in Australia and with significantly reduced numbers in the UK, it is lovely to see more and more clients in a face-to-face environment again. The pandemic has created challenging circumstances for everyone, but one positive for us was the rolling out of our comprehensive telehealth service. During the … Continue reading Telehealth – giving our clients greater choice
We were lucky enough to catch up with one of our clients Sebastian Carr, a computer whizz kid from Canberra, who has a passion for all things tech and loves sharing this with the world. Second Skin has been honoured to know Sebastian since he was referred to our service in 2012, at the age … Continue reading Meeting up with Sebastian, the tech whizz kid!
To better serve all our clients across Australia, New Zealand, UK and Ireland we have increased our design and productions teams based at our Perth Head office. This has also meant an expansion to the current production and design space for our customised splints and compression garments, and this all happened recently over a few … Continue reading Time for change – expanding the design and production at Second Skin
We are pleased to be exhibiting at the upcoming Source Kids Disability Expo at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on the 1st – 2nd May 2021. The event is focused on children, youths and young adults living with a disability up to the age of 25 years – this expo brings together the latest … Continue reading Coming Up: Source Kids Disability Expo, Melbourne
Advance Rehab Centre in New South Wales is a training and development site for students, clinicians and associated health professionals. Their evening lecture program, courses and clinical programs help advance the role of allied health in community clinical practice. Each month Advance Rehab Centre host an evening lecture presented by an expert clinician, consultant or … Continue reading Free webinar: Considerations for dynamic orthoses prescription in the neurological client
It has been a busy start to the year at Second Skin, we have increased our design and production teams to better serve our clients, carers, and fellow health practitioners. This has meant an expansion of the production space for our customised splints and compression garments. Creating space in our Perth Head Office has been … Continue reading Boardroom table gets the perfect new home!
We are pleased to be exhibiting at the upcoming Source Kids Disability Expo at the International Convention Centre in Darling Harbour, Sydney on the 10th – 11th April, 2021. The event is focused on children, youths and young adults living with a disability up to the age of 25 years – this expo brings together … Continue reading Exhibiting at Source Kids Disability Expo, Sydney
Adam Sharp is a remarkable young man! Not only is he completing his final year of secondary school amid a pandemic, but he continues to chase his dream of representing Great Britain in the Para Table Tennis team. Second Skin has been fortunate to know Adam since he was referred to our service in September … Continue reading Love it, do it, smash it!