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Rehabilitation Unit – Mater Private Redland

Mater Private Redland Rehabilitation Unit provides a comprehensive and multidisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation service to individuals after injury or illness.

The Redland program serves as a satellite service to the already established 44 bed inpatient and day therapy Mater Private Rehabilitation Unit at South Brisbane.

The service allows for rapid transfer to an acute care environment and access to specialist consultations in the areas of orthopaedics, urology, geriatric medicine, oncology and other specialties.

Inpatient rehabilitation programs include lower limb orthopaedics, upper limb orthopaedics, reconditioning and chronic pain management. A comprehensive rehabilitation program is developed with the patient and goals negotiated may include:

  • treatment of general health, strength and body functions
  • functional performance
  • psychosocial wellbeing
  • pain management
  • any other medical interventions required.

The rehabilitation team includes rehabilitation specialists, nursing staff, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, patient care assistants, dietitians, speech pathologists, orthotics/prosthetics, podiatrists psychologists and social workers.

All patients referred to the service are assessed for suitability for program participation and admissions are based on the patient’s readiness and capacity to work towards functional goals.

Standardised therapy assessment tools and measures are used to document progress and outcomes relevant to the patient’s diagnosis and home exercise programs will be provided for all patients discharged from Mater’s rehabilitation services.

At completion of the program a comprehensive multidisciplinary report is provided for the referring doctor and treating GP.   A follow-up medical review by the Mater Medical Rehabilitation Specialist is available following discharge.

To refer a patient please download a referral form.  

For further information please contact Mater Private Hospital Redland Rehabilitation Service on 07 3163 7444.

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