The Granada Centre

The Granada Centre is a centre of excellence for therapy and rehabilitation for adults with physical and neurological disabilities in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Client doing rehabilitation at the Granada Centre

We provide individual and group therapy and rehabilitation as an outpatient service to help to maximise your long term recovery, independence and quality of life. We specialise in rehabilitation for:

  • Brain injury
  • stroke and brain haemorrhage
  • adults needing therapy before returning to work
  • adults living with neurological conditions
  • people experiencing difficulties with balance, coordination, motor-skills and swallowing.

Your individualised therapy and rehabilitation program may combine a number of activities including:

  • group exercise or group communication classes
  • individual sessions with a physiotherapist, speech language therapist, occupational therapist
  • hydrotherapy (offsite) or music therapy
  • social and support groups
  • sensory groups or writing groups.

Our team includes physiotherapists, occupational therapists, a speech language therapist, counseling and advocacy coordinators, therapy assistants and community inclusion and participation personnel.

Music Therapy

We offer private Music Therapy in our music room from Southern Music Therapy (SMT) is a private practice founded and owned by Kimberley Wade (Jones). Her vision is to provide a professional service with a team of Registered Music Therapists that is dynamic, creative, supportive and developing. Where the therapists feel supported and the therapy is client centered. More about Southern Music Therapy at

Treatment programmes

As part of your programme, a therapist meets with you or your loved one to help determine your goals and therapy needs. Treatment goals may include maximising mobility and physical independence in daily living, re-educating normal movement patterns or household tasks like cooking and bathing.

Programmes usually combine hands-on treatment with exercises at home to optimise improvement. Depending on individual circumstances, treatment can be provided at your home or in the modern facilities at the Granada Centre.

Fees and payment

Therapy fees range from $5.00 (group classes) to $55.00 (individual therapy) for a 45 minute session.Depending on your individual circumstances, some government funding may be available.

How to make an appointment

You do not need a doctor's or nurse's referral to engage with our team. If you would like to have a free, no obligation chat about our services and how we could support you, please call today on 03 338 2009 or email

Location & contact

The Granada Centre
26 Nash Road, Halswell
Christchurch 8025
Tel: (03) 338 2009
Fax: (03) 338 2008

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