Helping you get back on your feet if falls, balance, or fatigue are impacting everyday life.
Falls and balance program
Do you feel unsteady on your feet?
Have you had a fall, or do you have a fear of falling?
Is nausea, vomiting and fatigue impacting your day-to-day activities and quality of life?
Eden Rehabilitation Hospital's Falls and Balance Program offers a structured and personalised approach to help you overcome these life altering conditions.
Our experienced team of Exercise Physiologists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists in partnership with your General Practitioner, can help improve your physical condition, and give you skills to get you back on your feet.
Inpatient program structure
Initial assessment within 24 hours of admission by Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietitian, Social Worker, Psychologist and Rehabilitation Physician
Holistic team approach to treatment and helping you restore your energy and confidence
Daily therapy from all disciplines as indicated, six days a week (or as tolerated)
Discharge planning into a safe and supportive environment and referral into the specialised falls and balance day program.
Day program structure
One and a half to three hours of therapy (depending on tolerances)
Exercise physiology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, dietetics and psychology
One to two days per week over six weeks (program length can be varied based on your progress).
How to access the program
Ask your General Practitioner or Specialist to refer you to our program (see below).
Private health fund, DVA and WorkCover referrals are accepted.
If you have an excess or co-payment with your health insurance, you will be required to pay this at the time of admission.
Self-funded patients will be required to pay at the time of admission.
For further assistance, speak to our day rehabilitation staff by phoning 07 5472 6472.