Helping you get back on your feet if falls, balance, or fatigue are impacting everyday life.
Falls and balance program
Do you feel unsteady on your feet?
Have you had a fall, or do you have a fear of falling?
Is nausea, vomiting and fatigue impacting your day-to-day activities and quality of life?
Mackay Rehabilitation Hospital's Falls and Balance Program offers a structured and personalised approach to help you overcome these life altering conditions.
Our experienced team of Exercise Physiologists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists in partnership with your General Practitioner, can help improve your physical condition, and give you skills to get you back on your feet.
Inpatient program structure
Initial assessment within 24 hours of admission by Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietitian, Social Worker, Psychologist, and Geriatrician/Rehabilitation Specialist
Holistic team approach to treatment and helping you restore your energy and confidence
Daily therapy from all disciplines as indicated, six days a week (or as tolerated) - hydrotherapy also available
Discharge planning into a safe and supportive environment and referral into the specialised falls and balance day program.
Day program structure
One and a half to three hours of therapy (depending on tolerances)