Community Rehabilitation is offered at both Albury and Wodonga Hospitals, and is part of the care provided within the Health Independence Program (HIP).
Community Rehabilitation provides short term sub-acute rehabilitation for clients who have had a recent medical event or hospitalisation, and have functional goals to be achieved. This is a client-centred program where clients, carers and families are supported to achieve their rehabilitation goals. Community Rehabilitation provides interdisciplinary therapy in the centre or within the client’s home or local community. Clients access individual therapy sessions and/or a range of group programs to achieve their goals.
The following services operate within Community Rehabilitation
- Cardiac and heart failure rehabilitation
- Exercise Rehabilitation Group
- Falls Prevention Service including Balance Group
- General Rehabilitation
- Lymphoedema Service
- Neurological Rehabilitation including Acquired Brain Injury
- Pulmonary Rehabilitation
- Memory skills rehabilitation
- A referal is accepted from your General Practitioner (GP), who is then notified of your admission and discharge from the Community Rehabilitation Program.
- You can refer yourself to the Community Rehabilitation Program.
- We also accept referrals from hospitals, carers, family members and community agencies.
- Your needs will be assessed prior to your approintment.
Community Rehabilitation Centre (CRC) (PDF 426 KB)