Community Based Therapy
A range of specialist therapies are available in community health centres and in people’s homes. Service availability varies according to location, but may include assessment and treatment by a team consisting of:
People are usually referred to therapy services by their GP or by a health service provider when they are being discharged from hospital.
Apart from therapy programs offered by Aged Chronic Care and Rehabilitation Services, most hospitals also provide a range of therapy services that older people may be referred to. Contact your local hospital.