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 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.