Our hospital staff are highly skilled and caring professionals, working together to create a “home away from home” ambience for our patients.
Your rehabilitation program is directed by a Specialist in Rehabilitation Medicine and assisted by experienced and highly qualified nursing staff and allied health professionals.
The team may include:
- Rehabilitation Specialist
- Rehabilitation Nurse Co-ordinator
- Rehabilitation Nurses
- Occupational Therapist
- Social Worker
- Consulting Ancillary Services
- Speech Therapist
Your nurses will encourage and assist you to achieve your optimum level of independence. They provide care and supervision and will help you with your daily ward activities, provide wound management, educate you on protecting the affected area and monitor your general health.
Your nurses continually liaise with your therapists to ensure continuity of your rehabilitation program. They are always available to assist you with questions about your program, your medical care or other health concerns.
Your Occupational Therapist will help you practise everyday activities such as personal care activities, household tasks and work simplification techniques.He/she will also assist you in the use of aids to maintain independence.Your Occupational Therapist may visit your home prior to your discharge
Your physiotherapist will help you to improve the strength and movement of your injured limb, your balance and your mobility. This involves a combination of individual exercises and gym work.
A ward exercise program will also be designed for you so you can continue to work and progress at any time.