Community Based Rehabilitation Team (CBRT)
We provide rehabilitation services that aim to improve people’s wellbeing, functional capacity, independence and quality of life following a significant health event or injury.
Our services and programs, including home visits (if required), run for 4, 8 and 12 weeks and include:
- occupational therapy
- speech pathology
- social work
- leisure therapy.
We provide rehabilitation for people who are recovering from or have been diagnosed with:
- acquired brain injury
- early stage or acute exacerbation of neurodegenerative conditions
- an orthopaedic condition
- amputation requiring functional rehabilitation (improving functional capacity).
How to access this service
To access this service, your GP or medical practitioner will need to send a referral letter.
If there is a waiting list, you will receive a confirmation letter and be advised on what to do next. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time for your appointment.
Need help outside hours?
For non-urgent medical issues call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) or visit your GP.
In an emergency call 000.
Refer a patient
To refer a patient to this service, view the Community based rehabilitation team referral process.
GP and Specialist Referral Hotline:
1300 658 252