Oncology Rehabilitation - Exercise for cancer

Oncology Rehabilitation is a multidisciplinary 8 week group program for clients following active cancer treatment or who are living with cancer. It involves twice weekly exercise and once weekly education sessions, covering a range of topics. The aim of the program is to improve physical and psychological well being and develop self-management skills in cancer survivors.

Our Team

The team consists of: 

  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Dietician
  • Social worker
  • Allied Health assistant

Our Services And Class Times

Oncology Rehabilitation Group (twice/week)

For cancer survivors:

Tue 11-12pm for Exercise session

Friday 10-11am for Education session, followed by Exercise session 11-12pm

For carers:

Carer support program – is available for carers of cancer survivors, sessions cover a range of topics 

Referral Information

Referrals from medical practitioners/allied health professionals can be made via the HIP referral form or by way of a medical letter from clients treating oncologist or GP

Referral letter or form should be faxed to central intake on (03) 9231 2202 or email HIPcentralreferrals@svha.org.au. Enquiries please contact 9231 2324.

Our Location

Oncology Rehabilitation is located at Kew Community Rehabilitation Centre, St Georges Hospital, 283 Cotham Rd, Kew. The entrance to the community rehabilitation centre is located on Cotham Road. 

When you arrive at the centre please present to the reception desk. The reception staff will notify the appropriate oncology rehabilitation that you have arrived and provide you with further direction as required. 

Parking And Transport

Paid parking is available by entering the visitor car park off Normanby Street. Payment of parking is made via the coin machine located on the lower ground floor of St Georges hospital just prior to leaving the car park. 

Free street parking is available in surrounding streets for a maximum of 2 hours. 

A patient drop off area is located in front of the entrance to the community rehabilitation service from Cotham road.

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