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Rehabilitation

Sunnybank Private Hospital offers comprehensive and high quality inpatient and day rehabilitation programs.

The definition of rehabilitation is “the process of restoring people to their highest level of function following injury, surgery or illness”.

Who will benefit from our Rehabilitation Therapy?

We strive to assist patients to improve their level of physical independence after loss of function or ability.

Our goal is to return you home safely and with confidence. Our team is committed to providing the highest standards of care in a friendly environment.

  • Parkinsons disease
  • Vascular disease
  • Stroke
  • Pulmonary disease
  • Other neurological disorders
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Recurrent falls
  • Balance disturbance
  • Limb oedema management
  • Post surgery or illness

Day Rehabilitation is suitable for patients who have established rehabilitation needs but do not need the support of inpatient medical or nursing care.

Services:

  • Comprehensive medical assessment
  • Physiotherapy
  • Dietician
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Social Worker
  • Nursing Services
  • Limb Oedema Management
  • Hydrotherapy

Inpatient Rehabilitation is suitable for patients who have a functional disability and need the support of a medical facility and nursing care, particularly following recent illness or surgery.

A rehabilitation assessor or specialist will assess you to ascertain your treatment requirements. This will ensure you have access to the most appropriate form of rehabilitation at each stage of your recovery.

Inpatients will need to bring the following:

  • Night clothes and personal toiletries
  • Comfortable day clothes and covered in shoes
  • Toiletries
  • Current medications
  • X-rays or relevant scans
  • Health Insurance details & Medicare Card
  • Special equipment such as walking aides, splints or prosthesis
  • Please DO bring your enthusiasm!

Sunnybank Private cannot accept responsibility for valuables, jewellery and large sums of money. For safety please leave valuable items at home.
  • Individualised programs
  • Professional nursing and allied health care
  • Cared for by our experienced medical team of physicians
  • Wide range of adjunct therapies and services
  • Single and double rooms available
  • Discharge home visits
  • Free Wifi
  • Local and friendly hospital with easy access

We encourage your family and friends to visit you between 10.00am and 8.30pm. As an inpatient, your rehabilitation is a structured and continual process, and your treatment takes priority during these times.

Referrals:

Referrals are accepted from medical specialists, general practitioners, allied health professionals and nursing staff. If you are an inpatient at another hospital, your doctor will arrange for a rehabilitation assessment nurse to assess you to determine whether Sunnybank Private Hospital can meet your needs. If being referred from home, a doctor’s referral is necessary.

Referrals can be made by either contacting:

Rehabilitation Liaison Co-ordinator
Phone: 0439 679 246
Fax: (07)3344 9469

Rehabilitation Referrals Line
1300 559 488

Rehabilitation Unit Phone
(07) 3344 9400
Fax: (07) 3344 9469

Preadmission assessment completed within 24 hours, excluding weekends and public holidays.

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