Falls prevention and balance program

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Epworth Rehabilitation​ runs a comprehensive, multidisciplinary Falls and Balance program, accepting both inpatient and outpatient referrals.


This program aims to:

  • improve physical wellbeing
  • increase confidence and independence,especially with mobility and community access
  • minimise risk of falling and the consequences of falls in the at-risk populations


The program includes physiotherapy and occupational therapy, as well as psychology services and dietetics as required. The program involves individualised balance retraining, stretching and strengthening exercises, and gait re-education. Gait aids are prescribed when required.


Education and practice of safety strategies for completing activities of daily living is also included. A home assessment, community access training and prescription of modifications and aids may also be covered.


For referrals and enquiries:

 

rehabilitation-digital-referral.pdf Use our digital referral form and submit it online


Call        1300 46 REHAB

Email     rehab@epworth.org.au

Fax         03 9982 6696

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