Donvale Rehabilitation Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Day Rehabilitation

Day rehabilitation involves visiting the hospital for the day, one to two times a week for multiple therapies depending on your specific needs.

Day Rehabilitation is specifically designed to meet your individual goals and involves a tailored rehabilitation program that is delivered either one on one or in a group setting.

Our day rehabilitation unit is open from Tuesday-Friday.

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Your rehabilitation team

Depending on your goals and needs, you may work with team members from the following areas who work in the Day Rehabilitation Services team:

  •  Rehabilitation Specialist 
  •  Occupational Therapist  
  •  Dietitian 
  •  Cardiac Nurse
  •  Physiotherapist
  •  Psychologist
  •  Pulmonary Nurse
  •  Social Worker
  •  Speech Pathologist  
  •  Exercise Physiologist

 

 

Day Rehabilitation Programs:

Our Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Program is tailored for patients who

  • have undergone or are about to undergo joint replacement surgery
  • have suffered a recent fracture
  • have undergone spinal surgery such as a fusion, discectomy or laminectomy
  • need treatment to improve strength, mobility, flexibility, endurance and balance
  • need to improve the way they walk
  • need to improve their ability to do everyday activities

Our Reconditioning Rehabilitation Program is designed for patients who

  • have recently experienced a serious acute episode of illness
  • undergone a surgical procedure
  • have a chronic medical condition
  • need treatment to improve strength, endurance and balance
  • need to improve their ability to do everyday activities

Our Neurological Rehabilitation Program is designed for patients who

  • have recently had a stroke
  • have recently undergone brain surgery
  • have a neurological condition such as Multiple Sclerosis
  • need treatment to improve strength, endurance and balance
  • need help in reading, writing and finding the right words to say
  • need to improve their ability to do everyday activities

If you or someone you care for suffers from Parkinson’s Disease, at times, you may feel out of control and not know where to turn for help. That’s why Ramsay Health Care has implemented a Parkinson’s disease program based on best current evidence to help to improve outcomes and quality of life. This program is planned to commence in 2022.

 
Sometimes, cancer treatment can affect your ability to perform everyday activities. Your physical abilities may be limited and your emotional wellbeing and quality of life my suffer.

 

The multidisciplinary CancerCare ACTIVATE program is specially designed for people who have experienced a decline in function and quality of life as a result of cancer treatment.

ACTIVATE combines education, exercise and support in a small group setting for two hours, twice a week for six weeks. The program aims to boost your ability to enjoy an active and fulfilling life and is planned to commence in 2022.