Falls & Balance Clinic

Service overview            

The Falls and Balance assessment clinic is a multi-disciplinary clinic based at St George's Hospital. People with falls, balance and vestibular (dizziness) problems are assessed during a once-off visit, after which recommendations are provided to the client and their GP.

Team members

  • Geriatrician
  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Dietitian

Service delivery

The clinic offers appointments of 3 hours duration on Wednesday mornings during which assessments occur across all disciplines within the clinic. Follow up services (if required) may be arranged with our Community Rehabilitation Service at Kew or Fairfield, other programs throughout St Vincent’s or community providers.

Eligibility criteria

  • Resides in the City of Boroondara, City of Yarra or City of Darebin (south of Bell St.)
  • Requires a multi-disciplinary assessment, including by a Geriatrician.

Referral process

Referrals (including reason and patient health summary) to be sent to the access unit - HIP intake

Phone: 1300 131 470 (select option 1)

Fax: 9231 2202

Email: HIPCentralReferrals@svha.org.au

Contact details

Falls & Balance Clinic

St George’s Health Service

283 Cotham Road, Kew   3101

Phone: 9231 8577

Email Falls&BalanceClinic@svhm.org.au