Nambour Selangor Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Rehabilitation Programs – Inpatient

Who would benefit from inpatient rehabilitation?

Eligible patients are those with impairment or disability for which there is a reasonable expectation of functional gain. The primary treatment goal will be an improvement in functional status.

Rehabilitation Programs – Inpatient

The Rehabilitation Unit offers a range of comprehensive inpatient programs in the following areas:

  • Orthopaedic
  • Neurological including stroke
  • Reconditioning
  • Falls Prevention
  • Amputee
  • Pain management

All rehabilitation programs are approved by Private Health Funds and The Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

Facilities

  • 16 inpatient beds – all private rooms with ensuite and balcony
  • Well equipped gym
  • Dining area
  • Patient lounge area
  • Medical consulting room
  • Access to outdoor areas

The Multidisciplinary Team

Nambour Selangor Private Hospital Rehabilitation Unit supports a multidisciplinary approach to health care, involving patient, family, team members and outside agencies to achieve the best outcome possible.

Team members include:

  • Rehabilitation specialists
  • Rehabilitation Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Speech Pathologists
  • Social Workers
  • Dietitians
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Specialist Consultants

Tailored individual programs

The programs are tailored to the individual’s needs and are provided by a skilled and experienced multidisciplinary team.

The team will assess care needs in the areas of:

  1. Hygiene and personal care
  2. Domestic tasks and community activities of daily living such as shopping and paying bills
  3. Physical abilities and areas of potential weakness such as balance, strength and endurance
  4. Ability to communicate including using your speech, writing, listening and reading skills
  5. Continence, medication management
  6. Safe swallowing and nutrition

The team in conjunction with the patient and their family will develop an individual therapy program to achieve mutually agreed realistic goals.

Referral Process

Nambour Selangor Private Hospital supports the need for early referral to rehabilitation and has established direct links with key staff in referring wards and other hospitals to facilitate this.

Referrals are to be made in writing and need to be completed by a medical practitioner. The referral must then be sent via facsimile to (07) 5459 7680. Any enquiries regarding referrals can be directed to the Nurse Unit Manager of the Rehabilitation Unit on (07) 5459 7450.

Acceptance of the referral is at the discretion of the treating specialist based on the individual’s capacity to benefit from rehabilitation.