Rehabilitation in the Home provides people who have been in hospital with access to rehabilitation therapies and nursing in their home, instead of in a hospital setting. Rehabilitation programs can be provided either face to face during home visits or, when suitable, by using video calls with an iPad which can be provided by the Rehabilitation in the Home service.
Regular therapy sessions are provided in your home at times convenient to you. The rehabilitation team will work with you to develop rehabilitation goals that can be met within the time frame of the program.
There is no cost to access home rehabilitation services.
Rehabilitation in the Home may include services from allied health staff, nurses and doctors and aims to enable you to regain independence in daily tasks. You may also be provided with equipment on a temporary free loan to support your rehabilitation.
Rehabilitation in the Home provides the following services:
rehabilitation and Geriatric Medicine Specialist assessment and review
allied Health including:
Allied Health Assistant
personal care assistance where this is an identified rehabilitation goal
currently be in hospital and have rehabilitation goals
be motivated to participate
be medically stable
have a home environment that is suitable for therapy.
Accessing Rehabilitation in the Home
Rehabilitation in the Home is provided from several metropolitan hospital locations across South Australia. To access Rehabilitation in the Home, you will need a referral from the team who are providing your care whilst in hospital.
See referral and contact information for a list of site locations.
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