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Occupational Therapy Adult Outpatient Clinic - Hornsby Hospital

Outpatients Department

Level 1, Building 60

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital

Palmerston Road

Hornsby

2077

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Occupational Therapy Adult Outpatient Clinic - Hornsby Hospital

Contact us

General enquiries: (02) 9485 6940

Fax number: (02) 9485 6069

eMail: [email protected]

Opening hours

Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 16:30

 What we do

This clinic provides assessment and therapy for:

  • Neurological conditions - stroke, Parkinsons disease, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease
  • Arthritic conditions - rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis
  • Upper limb therapy - splinting, reach, grasp and release training, spasticity management, fine-motor therapy, one-handed use, upper limb group
  • Cognition - memory, thinking, planning
  • Functional mobility and transfer training
  • Equipment and aid prescription, compensatory therapy - such as one-handed dressing techniques
  • Self-care training
  • Writing and computer/ technology use
  • Domestic task training
  • Advice about return to work
  • Driving advice and referral
  • Falls prevention and education
  • Back care education

 What to bring

Your occupational therapist may ask you to bring relevant items such as your electrical stimulation unit, your exercise putty, your old splints, your GRASP program progress log, your writing work sheets etc. Wear comfortable clothing and safe footwear.

 When to visit us

  • Access to the service is by referral from GP, rehab specialist, health professional or self.
  • You must reside in the Hornsby or Ku-ring-gai  local government areas
  • You must be aged 17 years and over
  • You must meet an identified need for occupational therapy.

 How to visit us

Turn onto Palmerston Road from Edgeworth David Avenue. The Emergency entrance is just after the Burdett Street Intersection on the right. The Multi-storey carpark is further along after the Northcott Road junction.

Transdev bus 575 travels to Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital from Hornsby and Turramurra railway stations. This picks up and sets down at the front of the Hospital on Palmerston Road. There are no buses to the Hospital from Waitara Station.

The closest railway stations are Hornsby and Waitara. Hornsby is accessible via both the main Northern Line and the North Shore Line. Waitara is on the North Shore Line. Transdev bus service #575 travels to Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital from these stations.

From Hornsby Station – The distance to the Hospital is approximately 1.8km. If you wish to walk please note there are a number of hills. Exit the station on the George Street side via the pedestrian overpass.
From Waitara Station – The distance to the Hospital is approximately 1.5km. Exit the station on the Alexandria Avenue side. This walk is reasonably flat.

Hornsby Hospital has a multi-storey car park that offers 500 spaces and is located at Gate 2 (Palmerston Road). This carpark provides access for all areas across the campus.

Parking fees apply across the whole hospital in accordance with the NSW Health's hospital car parking fees policy and can be accessed here. Concessional rates apply to those who are eligible.

Disabled parking spaces are available in the multi-storey car park and also on Lowe and Palmerston Roads, though street parking availability is very limited. Your valid disabled parking permit must be displayed in your car at all times. Please do not park in restricted parking areas; you could be blocking access to emergency services.

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Is there a cost to patients to attend the clinic?

No

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