We offer a variety of allied health services who will work with you and your health care team to support your diagnosis, recovery and quality of life. An allied health practitioner is a tertiary trained professional who works with others in the health-care team to support a person's medical care.
Occupational Therapy promotes health and well-being through occupation. The primary goal is to enable people to participate in the activities of their everyday life. This is achieved by using specific activities to enhance their ability to participate or by modifying the physical environment to better support participation, to maximise individual's level of independence and quality of life to enable meaningful life roles, by the provision of a customer focussed, high quality and holistic occupational therapy service.
Occupational Therapists provide services in the areas of:
- Mental Health
- Acute Hospital Care
- Community Health
- Aged Care and Rehabilitation
- Post Acute
- Palliative Care
- Persistent Pain
- Cancer Services
- Hand and Upper Limb Therapy
- Manual Handling
- Health Promotion.
Physiotherapists are health professionals who assist patients in meeting their full physical capabilities.
Physiotherapy treatment is directed towards maintaining and restoring normal function, minimising dysfunction and preventing disability. We do this by providing pain relief, enhancing movement patterns, restoring joint range and muscle function, maximising cardio-respiratory function and achieving functional independence.
Speech pathologists are health professionals who work in various areas of the hospital to assist people who have communication or swallowing impairments as a result of certain conditions.
Social Workers assist in dealing with the emotional and practical issues that may arise because of your illness or the illness of a loved one. Social Workers are available to help patients, families, carers and support people in hospital and community services.