Rehabilitation Day Therapy Unit

We specialise in care for people who need rehabilitation after a disabling illness or injury.

We work closely with you to make sure you’re given the best opportunity to reach your full potential. Our aim is to help you enjoy a lifestyle as active and independent as possible.

Our services

We specialise in rehabilitative services for people who have:

  • neurological conditions (e.g. stroke, Parkinson’s disease, brain injury, dementia)
  • orthopaedic issues
  • difficulty with independent living due to various medical conditions.

We provide:

  • outpatient specialist clinics including general rehabilitation clinics
  • gait retraining and balance class (physical training to improve walking)
  • falls prevention
  • upper limb therapy
  • retraining in daily activities
  • group based therapies
  • speech, communication and swallowing management
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment program (speech pathology)
  • cognitive retraining.

How to access this service

To access this service, your GP or medical practitioner will need to send a referral letter to the hospital.

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.

Refer a patient

To refer a patient:
Rehabilitation referral guideline

GP and Specialist Hotline:
1300 364 938

What to bring

Each time you visit us
  • Your Medicare card
  • Private health insurance card (if you have one)
  • Health Care Card and/or concession card (if you have one)
  • Current medications (prescription, over the counter and herbal medicine)
  • Relevant x-rays, scans or any other test results or reports
  • Glasses, hearing aids and mobility aids
  • your sleep equipment – machine and accessories (CPAP or bilevel)
For an outpatient or clinic appointment
  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • WorkCover claim number (if relevant)
  • Snacks, a drink or money to buy refreshments
  • Something to read or do while you wait


Contact us

Location: Ground floor, Main Building, The Prince Charles Hospital
Phone: (07) 3139 4798
Fax: (07) 3139 6565

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 Rehabilitation referral guideline.

GP and Specialist Referral Hotline:
1300 364 938

External health professionals can refer to us for allied health therapy by using the external referral form and faxing to CPI: 1300 364 952

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