Rehabilitation Ward - Shoalhaven 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

Contact Information

Shoalhaven Hospital
Scenic Drive
Nowra NSW 2541
02 4423 9741

24hr service. Visiting hours Monday-Friday 1pm-8pm, Weekends and public holidays 11am-8pm. Alternate times by arrangement

Parking and Public Transport

Shoalhaven Hospital is located on Scenic Drive. Pedestrians can access the hospital from the main entrance.

There is a bus stop located close to the hospital with the following services available – Shoal Bus 735 and 721 route numbers.

Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital has limited parking available for patients, families and carers at the front of the hospital and in the car park on Scenic Drive.

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 Scenic Drive.