Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

We run exercise and education rehabilitation group classes and 1-on-1 sessions to support people with cardiac, heart failure, pulmonary and pre-surgery conditions.

We do this by your in-person attendance across our Fitzroy (St Vincent’s Hospital) and Kew sites (St George’s Hospital) and/or by telehealth video/phone. There is also an aquatic physio option for exercise.

We aim to improve the self-management of chronic conditions or improve your fitness, symptoms and well-being. 

Our Team

  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker

Our Schedule

  • Monday: St George's Hospital, CRC (Kew)
  • Tuesday: St Vincent's Hospital, Bolte Wing Building F (Fitzroy)
  • Wednesday-Friday: Telehealth phone/video

Classes

Classes are run once or twice weekly with participants commencing at any time throughout the year.  Typically people attend for 1-3 months but this may vary case by case.  Our staff are here to support your specific needs.  Upon discharge, participants are supported to continue with a gym program in their local community if appropriate.  We aim to inform your GP about your participation and progress.

Our Location

Kew site (St George’s Campus): CRC Reception, St George’s Hospital, 283 Cotham Rd, Kew


Fitzroy site (St Vincent’s Hospital): Ground Floor Reception, Building F, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, 14 Nicholson St, Fitzroy

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Contact Us

All referrals and queries should be directed to:

Health Independence Program Central Intake

Tel: 1300 131 470
Fax: (03) 9231 2202 (Attn: Cardiopulmonary Rehab Team)
Email: HIPCentral@svhm.org.au

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