Allied health care professionals work as a team to help you recover from injury, illness or surgery.
Cardiac rehabilitation is medically supervised rehabilitation focused on improving your cardiac health and wellbeing.
Dietitians offer expert advice on nutrition and diet, to help you make changes to improve your long term health and wellbeing. You may see a dietitian as part of your health care plan.
Falls prevention and balance
Falls can happen to anyone, regardless of age, and may affect your independence and the way you go about your daily activities.
Hydrotherapy involves exercising in a pool to help treat a condition and/or improve your recovery after injury, illness or surgery. Exercising in heated water helps reduce the pressure and stress on your body and joints.
Inpatient rehabilitation occurs when you are staying in hospital to help you recover from injury, illness or surgery so you can return to the best health possible.
Neurological rehabilitation may help you recover after a stroke, a spinal cord or head injury, or if you have Parkinson’s disease, motor neuron disease or multiple sclerosis.
Occupational therapy can help you participate in every day activities by working with you to set and achieve rehabilitation goals.
Living with cancer can affect people with the disease, their families and carers. Having access to support, information, exercise programs and education can make a big difference to your health and wellbeing.
Outpatient rehabilitation occurs when you visit a hospital or rehabilitation service for treatment without having to stay overnight, or when you receive care in your home after being in hospital following an injury, illness or surgery.
If you have had major surgery or have suffered serious ill health, you may benefit from reconditioning as part of your rehabilitation program.