Rehabilitation Ward - David Berry Hospital
A Multidisciplinary Day Rehabilitation Program designed to fast track recovery, increase functional independence and allow an earlier discharge from hospital. The Rehabilitation Ward has:
- On-site Medical officer in business hours and On-call medical officers after hours.
- Rehabilitation Gymnasium
- Kitchen assessment area
- Diversional Therapy Plans
- Patient lounge
What we do
We do assessments on arrival and provide individual multidisciplinary Rehabilitation plans for each patient. Our multidisciplinary team meets daily at the patient bedside and discuss progress, ongoing plan and barriers to discharge in consultation with the patient.
When to access this service
Patients’ are referred to our facility to regain function from medical or surgical ailments.
What to expect
Length of programs will depend on level of function on admission. Program can vary in time from 2 weeks to 9 weeks.
Outpatient services can be provided on discharge if required.
Who should access this service
Patients aged 18 years or older who require reconditioning following acute medical / surgical illness.
How to access this service (referrals or no referral necessary)
You will need a written referral from a Rehabilitation Doctor to use this service. The referral needs to be faxed to 02 4464 1716.
- Comfortable clothes and shoes suitable for exercise
- Money for television ($10/week)
- Medicare Card
Private Health Fund / DVA details (if applicable)
85 Tannery Road
Berry NSW 2535
Mon – Fri: 2:00pm – 8:00pm
Weekends: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Parking and Public Transport
No public transport available
Heading south from Wollongong: Take 1st exit at Berry onto Princess Hwy. Turn 1st left onto Tannery Road. Hospital located approx. 800m on left
Heading north from Nowra: Take 1st exit into Berry. Turn Left at roundabout onto Kangaroo Valley Road. Through next roundabout onto Queen Street. Continue through township and turn Right at roundabout onto Princess Hwy. 1st right onto Tannery Road. Hospital located approx. 800m on left.
Free public parking is available onsite.
Advice for disabled in getting to the service
There is a disabled car park space at rear of main building next to Ambulance bay.