General Rehabilitation Program

The aims of the general rehabilitation program is to restore independence and function after an operation, illness or injury.

Your rehabilitation program will begin with a comprehensive assessment with the rehabilitation consultant and the relevant members of your multi-disciplinary team, such as the Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist.

Goals will be established with yourself and your multi-disciplinary team members and a rehabilitation plan will be put in place. Your rehabilitation will be individualised and will involve a combination of group based and individual sessions.

On completion of the program we anticipate that you will achieve or develop a plan to achieve your rehabilitation goals established with your multi-disciplinary team. This will allow you to return to your previous domestic, social and recreational activities in a timely and safe manner.

A patient following an operation, illness or injury who has clear rehabilitation goals to return to your previous function is suitable for the general rehabilitation program.

Rehabilitation care team

Your rehabilitation program will involve a multi-disciplinary team specific to your needs. This may include:

  • Rehabilitation Consultant
  • Dietician
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Speech Pathologist

To access this service:

Please Download and complete the attached referral form in consultation with your GP or treating specialist and fax to 9474 8956.

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