Rehabilitation Ward - Ground Floor, Port Kembla Hospital
Intensive, multidisciplinary, goal focused therapy designed to improve function and promote a patients highest possible level of independence.
What we do
Assessment of function, goal setting, holistic therapy programs tailored to the individual to maximise functional recovery post injury or illness.
When to access this service
Accessed post referral and assessment by rehabilitation specialist.
What to expect
- Health and functional assessment
- Exercise program to improve strength and mobility
- Self-care assessment and training to regain maximum function
- Falls education
- Pressure assessment to prevent injury related to change of function
- Relearning skills and movement
- Education on ongoing management of your condition and support services available
- Home assessment
Who should access this service
Patients with functional decline post health impairment
How to access this service (referrals or no referral necessary)
Via referral only
What to bring
Day clothes, appropriate well-fitting footwear, pyjamas, toiletries
89-91 Cowper Street
Warrawong NSW 2502
24hr service. Visiting hours Monday-Friday 1pm-8pm, Weekends and public holidays 11am-8pm. Alternate times by arrangement
Parking and Public Transport
Port Kembla Hospital is located on Cowper Street. Pedestrians can access the hospital from the main entrance on Cowper Street. There is a bus stop located close to the hospital with the following services available - Premier Illawarra 52, 53 and 54.
There is limited parking available for patients, families and carers at the back of the hospital, via Fairfax Road.
Advice for disabled in getting to the service
There are disabled parking spots in the car park. The drop off zone at the front door of the hospital can be accessed via the entrance on Cowper Street.