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The Rehab@Home is an admitted service providing specialist rehabilitation assessment and management of patients in a home based setting. The service provides a 7 day rehabilitation service from a team including a Rehab Physician, Nursing, Allied Health and Pharmacy. Telephone after hours support is be provided as required, 24 hours a day.
The service assists clients to achieve their goals of care in their own home. Patients are be admitted to the program from acute or subacute wards, short stay units, and external hospitals or from the community. The service will be directed to patients who have activity and participation limitations resulting from recent or chronic impairments and where therapy can be safely and more effectively delivered in a home environment. The Rehab@Home service operates with a patient-centered and goal directed-model. Patients actively participate in their own goal setting and review, and are assigned a key contact person to facilitate close communication with the treating team.
Patient resides in the City of Yarra, City of Boroondara or City of Darebin. Out of area regions can be discussed on individual basis
The patient requires rehabilitation goals
The patient’s goals are achievable within a 2-3 week admission
The patient is clinically and medically stable
Internal SVHM referrals are to made via the Electronic Patient Journey Board
External referrals can be made via fax 9231 8461 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rehab @ Home Phone: 9231 8008