Community Physiotherapy Service | Northland DHB

Community Physiotherapy Service

The Allied Health Community Physiotherapy Service provides Community based services for non ACC conditions.

These are short-term interventions to address mobility issues and/or education of patient/carers regarding physical management, including for respiratory conditions.

Criteria for Community based service is; The person is unable to access outpatient services, or their need is specifically related to home environment.

Referrals to the Community Physiotherapy Services through:

  • GP
  • Specialist (hospital or private)
  • Allied Health  or
  • Other Agencies (Hospice etc)

GP referrals are accepted through the RMSLite  e-referral system - 'Community Allied Health Referral'

All other referrals can be emailed to the hospital servicing the region;

If you would like to speak to someone, contact the closest  hospital and ask for the Community Physiotherapist.

 

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