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Community Rehabilitation Centres 

St Vincent's Community Rehabilitation Centre Kew

St Vincent's Community Rehabilitation Centre Northcote 

St George's campus, 283 Cotham Rd 

92 Dennis St

Kew VIC 3101

Northcote VIC 3070

Tel: (03) 9816 0660

Tel: (03) 9486 7413

Fax: (03) 9816 0661 

Fax: (03) 9816 0661

Open 8.00am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday Open 8.00am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday

 

Woman on exercise bike  Woman doing fitball exercises

 

St Vincent’s Community Rehabilitation Centre provides specialised rehabilitation services to people living in the Cities of Boroondara, Darebin and Yarra.  

What does the centre offer?

  • Rehabilitation for clients with short to medium term rehabilitation needs
  • Treatment programs designed specifically for each client to promote independence and wellbeing
  • Individual or group therapy treatments
  • Health promotion and community education on specific rehabilitation issues  

What rehabilitation programs are there?

  • Neurological care for clients with conditions such as multiple sclerosis, stroke, brain injury or Parkinson’s Disease
  • Musculoskeletal care for clients with arthritis and other painful conditions, as well as for those who have joint replacement surgery, hip fractures and other similar surgery
  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation for clients with lung or heart disease
  • General, individual programs to address areas of functional decline or specific health problems
  • Hydrotherapy

 Rehabilitation services include:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech pathology
  • Social work
  • Dietetics
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Rehabilitation medicine
  • Driving assessments

Criteria for Community Rehabilitation Services

Clients must:

  • be medically stable
  • have clear rehabilitation goals
  • be cognitively able to participate in a rehabilitation program
  • consent to participate.

Maintenance therapy is not provided (refer to local Community Health Centres).

How do I refer

Referrals are accepted from either a health professional or a doctor.

For all referral enquiries please call community rehabilitation central intake on 9816 0660.

New referrals can also be faxed to 03 9816 0661.

We encourage all referrers to complete our SACS Referral form

SACS Referral form 2013.pdf 


The written referral should be posted or faxed to:

 

St Vincent’s Community Rehabilitation Centre St Vincent's Community Rehabilitation Centre Northcote
St George’s Health Service 92 Dennis St
283 Cotham Rd Kew VIC 3101 Northcote VIC 3070
Tel: (03) 9816 0660 Tel: (03) 9486 7413
Fax: (03) 9816 0661 Fax: (03) 9816 0661

 

Attendance charge

A small fee is charged for every CRC attendance.

How do I get to the centres?

Clients are encouraged to arrange their own transport. However if you require assistance, please talk to our staff.

Please read How to get to St George's campus for transport and parking details for the Kew site.

You can also see maps of both the Fitzroy and Kew campuses on our maps page.

The Northcote Centre can be found here on Google maps.

41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia. Phone: (03) 9288 2211