The Pindara Private Hospital Rehabilitation Unit
The Pindara Private Hospital Rehabilitation Unit offers a comprehensive rehabilitation program managed by a multidisciplinary team of experienced health professionals including:
Rehabilitation Physicians – conduct daily ward rounds to manage medical issues and monitor progress.
Physiotherapy to gain maximum independence in mobility, balance and physical function.
Occupational Therapy to improve independence and safety in daily occupations such as self care, domestic and community activities.
Speech Pathology to re-train speech and language as well as provide advice on dietary changes e.g. if swallowing problems are evident.
Rehabilitation Nurses to support and reinforce the goals of the program.
Dietician to educate in dietary modification, where required.
Social Worker provides comprehensive practical assistance and advice for discharge and beyond.
The types of programs offered within the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit include:
- Deconditioning (for those patients who are debilitated following severe acute illness or surgery)
Welcome and orientation to the unit for patient and family.
Initial assessment by members of the rehabilitation team
Setting of rehabilitation goals with patient and team members
Development of individualized programs to achieve optimal independence
Your Participation is essential for effective Rehabilitation
Therapy sessions are held in the morning and afternoon depending on individual patient needs and ability.
We recommend that the patient brings day clothes that are suitable for exercising and a pair of comfortable, flat shoes.
Assistance and support will be provided with:
Personal hygiene and dressing until independence is achieved.
Mobility to enable patients to attend meals in the dining room that is important part of the rehabilitation. Also, this will give you an opportunity to socialize with other people.
The Rehabilitation Team, including patients and family members meet weekly to monitor and review progress.
A home visit may be conducted to enable safe access and independence in the home. This may include the provision of equipment or minor modifications.
Discharge will be organised when the rehabilitation goals have been met.
A referral to community services can be made e.g. for ongoing therapy, domestic services, community nursing services, meals assistance, etc.
For more information, please contact Nurse Unit Manager
Tel: 07 5671 8000