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Aged Care Community Allied Health - Royal North Shore Hospital

Level 3

Community Health Centre

Royal North Shore

2C Herbert St

St Leonards

2065

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Aged Care Community Allied Health - Royal North Shore Hospital

Contact us

Phone: 02 9462 9333

Fax: 02 9906 4301

eMail: [email protected]

 

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8:00 to 16:30

 What we do

The Allied Health Multidisciplinary Team provides assessment and management of older people to optimise their health and wellbeing.

Health problems may include memory decline and dementia, frailty and falls, neurological conditions such as Parkinson Disease and Stroke.

 

Dietitian

  • Nutrition related problems such as weight loss, poor appetite, and malnutrition
  • Chronic disease specific diets

Occupational Therapist

  • Promotes safety and independence in daily activities for older people with physical and or cognitive decline
  • Assessment and support regarding home modifications and equipment
  • Pressure care and education

Physiotherapist

  • Promotion of maximising mobility and physical function
  • Mobility assessments
  • Home exercise program
  • Falls prevention

Social Worker

  • Aims to enhance social and personal wellbeing
  • Support and information to older people and their carers to resolve problems

Speech Pathologist

  • Evaluation and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders

Parkinsons Program

  • Specialised Allied Health program in the treatment, management and education of people with Parkinsons disease.

Strength and Balance Group

  • Short term physiotherapy exercise class to improve strength and balance

 What to bring

Staff will advise via telephone what to bring if required.

 When to visit us

The Community Allied Health Service is provided to people living within the Lower North Shore region within their homes and in clinic environments at Royal North Shore Community Health Centre.

 How to visit us

Exit off Pacific Highway and the M1 will take you to the hospital on Reserve Road in St Leonards

Bus Route 114 stops directly at the hospital

The hospital is close to St Leonards train station

The hospital is a 5 minute walk from St Leonards Station. Click here for more suggested walking & bike routes.

Street and multi storey car parking are available on the Royal North Shore hospital campus. Fees apply, so please check signage. Concession parking rates are available for patients and carers. Click here for more details.

 Referral information

  • Self referral
  • GP referral
  • Nursing referral
  • Allied Health referral
  • Medical referral

Please call us if you require further information or support.

 Other information

Can transport be organised for people to attend?

No

 

Is there a cost to patients to attend the clinic?

There is no cost to patients who are Medicare Card holders

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