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Physiotherapy Rehabilitation and Aged Care Services (RACS) - Hornsby Hospital

Outpatients Department,

Level 1, Building 60

36-76 Palmerston Rd,

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital



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Physiotherapy Rehabilitation and Aged Care Services (RACS) - Hornsby Hospital

Contact us

General enquiries: (02) 9763 3555

Fax number: (02) 9485 6027




Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 16:30


 What we do

We provide a physiotherapy service in the hospital as well as in the home.

We provide individualised physiotherapy services including assessment, education, training, exercise and equipment to optimise the physical ability and maximise the independence of people living in the community.

We provide treatment for people who may have:

-  Neurological conditions such as stroke or Parkinson's disease resulting in weakness, poor coordination, impaired balance, decreased movement, or difficulty walking


 What to bring

Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes appropriate for walking. Bring your mobility aid  (eg walking stick or frame ) if you use one.

 When to visit us

To access this service you must have a valid referral from a medical practitioner, physiotherapist, or allied health team member.

For the in home service you may need to have a referral from My Aged Care (MAC).

 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.

 Referral information

  • GP referral
  • Allied health referral
  • Medical referral

 Other information

Is there a cost to patients to attend the clinic?

If you have Medicare there is no cost.

If you do not have Medicare you can still access assessment/treatment at a cost per visit.

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