Child and Family Physiotherapy - Port Kembla Hospital


What the service is

Paediatric community-based Physiotherapy 

What we do

Paediatric physiotherapy works with a child's support network including families and carers to provide assessment and advice for infants and children with movement, balance, posture, coordination, motor control and musculoskeletal alignment concerns. 

When to access this service

If you or your health professional have concerns about your child's motor development and control. 

How to access this service 

Make a referral by phoning our service. A team member will contact you when able to offer an appointment. Wait times vary and will be approximate only. 

What to bring 

Referral if you have one. 

Any previous home exercise programs or information. 

What to expect

  • Initial assessment either face to face or through a virtual care platform, with provision of advice on how to help your child achieve their movement goals in their environment (at home, pre-school or school). 
  • Review, or referral to other more appropriate services if indicated
  • Our Child and Family physiotherapists are trained to assess and support parents and carers with infants and children. 

Things to note

  • Services are limited and appointments are not available everyday. You are encouraged to accept and attend appointments offered if all participants are well. Rescheduling can result in extended waiting times. 
  • Wait times are variable.
  • Services are prioritised, and at times, services may be limited to children under 6 years of age. 

Other available options 

Port Kembla Hospital

Port Kembla Hospital offers a range of Child and Family services. 

Contact Information

Port Kembla Hospital
Ground Floor, Block C
89-91 Cowper Street
Warrawong NSW 2502
PO Box 21
Warrawong NSW 2502
02 4223 8044

Monday to Friday
8.00am – 4.30pm

Closed on Public holidays

How to get there, including by public transport

Driving is recommended as public transport to the hospital is limited. Bus services to the hospital run from Wollongong and Port Kembla train stations. There is also a bus service from Warrawong Plaza. Please refer to local bus timetables for available routes.

Car parking

There is limited parking on the hospital grounds. Timed and non-timed street parking is available. We encourage families to allow additional time for parking when accessing the service. 

Additional information for accessing the service

Disability parking spots are located at various entrances to the hospital. There is lift access to Level 3 where the Child and Family Service is located. 

For  more information on transport options visit NSW Public Hospital Parking and Directions website or download the HosPark App from App Store or Google Play.