A multi-disciplinary approach to illness and
surgery that aids recovery helping you to regain
your function and independence.
North West Private Hospital Day Patient Rehabilitation
Program provides excellence in multidisciplinary patient
focused care to assist in recovery after illness and
surgery. We aim to help each patient optimise their
health and independence.
A range of day patient rehabilitation programs are
available to eligible privately insured and veteran patients
from within North West Private Hospital, other hospitals,
and directly from the community.
Who would benefit from the day patient
The day patient rehabilitation program is for any person
who has had an illness, surgery or a long hospital stay
and requires a multidisciplinary team approach to assist
with their recovery. The program will help you recover
and assist you to live independently in the community or
prepare to return to leisure, work or other lifestyle pursuits.
What does the program involve?
You will be assessed by a rehabilitation consultant
prior to commencing the rehabilitation program.
Once accepted, allied health professionals will tailor
an individualised therapy program to suit your goals.
Programs vary depending on your requirement but
may include Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists,
Exercise Physiologists, Dieticians, Speech Pathologists,
Social Workers, Hydrotherapists and Psychologists.
Physiotherapy can assist with
- Improving balance and confidence
- Improving strength and flexibility after an injury
- Pain management
- Develop fitness and physical abilities
- Managing chronic health conditions
Occupational Therapy can assist with
- Regaining independence
- Making everyday activities safer and easier
- Falls prevention and energy conservation
- Improved sleep and stress management
- Memory and cognitive assessment and strategies
How long will a Rehabilitation Program be?
Frequency and length of the program is determined
by your needs but is generally 3 hrs, twice a week
for between 4-6 weeks. You will be advised of your
appointment times when booking.
How can I be referred to the program?
Referrals to the Day Rehabilitation Patient Program will be
provided by your General Practitioner or your specialist.
Your General Practitioner remains your primary medical
carer for your general health needs while attending the
program. The rehabilitation team must be informed about
any changes in your medical condition or medication as
this may impact on your rehabilitation program.
What will it cost?
In most instances the health fund will cover the cost of
the program. We always check with the health fund to
make sure there is no excess or co-payment and if there
is, we discuss this with you before proceeding.
How do I find out more information?
Call the Allied Health Manager on 07 3353 7409
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org