Occupational Therapy - Port Kembla Hospital


What the service is

Centre-based, outpatient rehabilitation based at Port Kembla Hospital

What we do

The service provides Outpatient Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention to clients referred from the community and post-discharge from hospital. Up to but not limited to 8 week treatment programs are offered. This may include; one to one upper limb therapy, cognitive retraining, improving independence and functional abilities following admission to hospital/recent illness.

What to expect

Comprehensive assessment and management of condition. 

How to access this service

Referral from treating health professional, GP or specialist is required to access service

What to bring

Any supporting medical reports to assist with our assessments

Contact Information

Port Kembla Hospital
89-91 Cowper St,
Warrawong NSW 2502
02 4223 8269

Monday and Wednesdays
8:00am - 4:30pm 

How to get there, including by public transport

The outpatient clinic is located within the grounds of Port Kembla Hospital. Access to the facility can be gained off Cowper St or Fairfax Avenue 
A hospital transport service may be available to access an outpatient appointment. Please enquire at time of contact.

Car parking

Street Parking or Via Fairfax Avenue to the Western Carparks

Advice for disabled in getting to the service

Disabled parking spots available at the front entrance of the Hospital from Cowper St and western carparks via Fairfax Avenue

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

Our Staff

Head of Discipline - Occupational Therapy

Kate Andersen is the Head of Discipline for Occupational Therapy and Diversional Therapy. She also provides leadership to the equipment loan pools across the District. Kate brings a vast variety of clinical experience to the role, with almost 20 years within the local area.

The team of Occupational Therapists work in partnership with clients to maximise independence in their activities of everyday life, enhance safety and optimise their quality of life. Services are provided in hospitals, community health centres and in the home environment.