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Overview

For more than 30 years, Epworth has provided expert rehabilitation care for people:

  • with brain injuries and neurological disorders
  • recovering from road trauma injuries
  • recovering from orthopaedic injury or surgery
  • managing chronic conditions such as persistent pain, heart disease or cancer

We are leaders in rehabilitation research. We use this research, our decades of experience and our team-based approach to maximise a person’s functional ability, encourage independence and enhance quality of life. 

Referring to rehabilitation services

A referral from a GP, specialist or other health professional is required to access Epworth Rehabilitation programs.

Download Epworth Rehabilitation referral form (PDF 40KB)

Complete and return the referral to us via email: rehab@epworth.org.au or fax: 03 9982 6696

For general enquiries about our programs, phone: 1300 46 REHAB (1300 46 734 22)

Our specialists

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Rehabilitation at Epworth Brighton

If you have an existing appointment that you'd like to change or enquire about, please contact the specific Epworth Rehabilitation site you're attending.

  • Inpatient rehabilitation bookings - Phone: 03 9591 9253
  • Outpatient rehabilitation appointments - Phone: 03 9591 9254
  • Doctors consulting appointments - Phone: 03 9591 9256
  • Main reception - Phone: 03 9591 9200

Available programme and support

Programme and support

Arthritis rehabilitation program

The osteoarthritis rehabilitation program is tailored for people who have diagnosed osteoarthritis or other arthritis conditions.

Programme and support

Cancer rehabilitation

Epworth’s cancer rehabilitation program provides support to address the areas of your life that can often be impacted by a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Programme and support

Cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation can be an important step towards improving your quality of life and wellness following a cardiac event, cardiac procedure or a diagnosis of heart failure.

Programme and support

Community integration team

The Community Integration team is made up of rehabilitation specialists and Allied Health professionals who implement home or community based programs.

Programme and support

Falls prevention and balance program

Epworth Rehabilitation runs a comprehensive, multidisciplinary Falls and Balance program, accepting both inpatient and outpatient referrals.

Programme and support

Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is a pool-based program that is available to manage a multitude of conditions.

Programme and support

Neurological rehabilitation

Epworth Rehabilitation's interdisciplinary neurological team develops and delivers individually tailored programs based on individual needs and goals of every patient and their family.

Programme and support

Olfactory Impairment Clinic

Epworth is the first rehabilitation facility within Australia to offer an Olfactory Impairment Clinic to assess and manage the loss of smell (known as olfaction) and associated changes in taste.

Programme and support

Orthopaedic rehabilitation

Epworth Rehabilitation offers inpatient, outpatient and community-based programs to support people recovering from joint replacement surgery, fractures, spinal surgery and muscular dysfunction.

Programme and support

Pain management

Epworth Rehabilitation's pain management program will help you understand and manage pain, change your thinking and provide the tools to help you get back in control of your life.

Programme and support

Pulmonary rehabilitation

Pulmonary rehabilitation can help address the symptoms associated with chronic lung conditions through exercise, education and support.

Programme and support

Vestibular rehabilitation (falls prevention) program

The vestibular rehabilitation program is for people with symptoms of dizziness and/or imbalance as a result of damage to the inner ear or brain.

Programme and support

Returning to work (vocational program)

Vocational rehabilitation is available to help you return to work after an injury or illness.

Rehabilitation at Epworth Camberwell

If you have an existing appointment that you'd like to change or enquire about, please contact the specific Epworth Rehabilitation site you're attending.

  • Inpatient rehabilitation bookings - Phone: 03 9805 4171
  • Outpatient rehabilitation appointments - Phone: 03 9805 4178
  • Doctors consulting appointments - Phone: 03 9809 2444
  • Main reception - Phone: 03 9809 2444

Available programme and support

Programme and support

Arthritis rehabilitation program

The osteoarthritis rehabilitation program is tailored for people who have diagnosed osteoarthritis or other arthritis conditions.

Programme and support

Balance disorders clinic

Our balance disorders clinic at Epworth Camberwell is run by neuro-otologists and neurologists who diagnose balance disorders that affect the vestibular system and cerebellum.

Programme and support

Breast cancer rehabilitation - ENHANCE

Epworth’s breast cancer rehabilitation program aims to support you through the physical, functional and emotional needs that may arise from a diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

Programme and support

Cancer rehabilitation

Epworth’s cancer rehabilitation program provides support to address the areas of your life that can often be impacted by a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Programme and support

Cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation can be an important step towards improving your quality of life and wellness following a cardiac event, cardiac procedure or a diagnosis of heart failure.

Programme and support

Community integration team

The Community Integration team is made up of rehabilitation specialists and Allied Health professionals who implement home or community based programs.

Programme and support

Falls prevention and balance program

Epworth Rehabilitation runs a comprehensive, multidisciplinary Falls and Balance program, accepting both inpatient and outpatient referrals.

Programme and support

Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is a pool-based program that is available to manage a multitude of conditions.

Programme and support

Neurological rehabilitation

Epworth Rehabilitation's interdisciplinary neurological team develops and delivers individually tailored programs based on individual needs and goals of every patient and their family.

Programme and support

Olfactory Impairment Clinic

Epworth is the first rehabilitation facility within Australia to offer an Olfactory Impairment Clinic to assess and manage the loss of smell (known as olfaction) and associated changes in taste.

Programme and support

Orthopaedic rehabilitation

Epworth Rehabilitation offers inpatient, outpatient and community-based programs to support people recovering from joint replacement surgery, fractures, spinal surgery and muscular dysfunction.

Programme and support

Pain management

Epworth Rehabilitation's pain management program will help you understand and manage pain, change your thinking and provide the tools to help you get back in control of your life.

Programme and support

Pulmonary rehabilitation

Pulmonary rehabilitation can help address the symptoms associated with chronic lung conditions through exercise, education and support.

Programme and support

Vestibular rehabilitation (falls prevention) program

The vestibular rehabilitation program is for people with symptoms of dizziness and/or imbalance as a result of damage to the inner ear or brain.

Programme and support

Returning to work (vocational program)

Vocational rehabilitation is available to help you return to work after an injury or illness.

Programme and support

Weight and nutrition reconditioning (Bodywise)

Bodywise is a reconditioning program for people diagnosed with obesity, high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes, high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, stroke or osteoarthritis.

Rehabilitation at Epworth Geelong

Facilities

Epworth Geelong provides modern, purpose-designed rehabilitation facilities including:

  • hydrotherapy pool
  • gym
  • sleep unit
  • clinical areas to replicate daily activities to promote independence in the home, workplace, school or community.

Location

Rehabilitation therapies reception, the hydrotherapy pool and gym are located on level LG of Epworth Geelong. Sleep studies and activities of daily living are located on level 4.

If you have an existing appointment that you'd like to change or enquire about, please contact Epworth Geelong Rehabilitation. Phone: 03 5271 7711.

Available programme and support

Programme and support

Amputee program

While the process of losing a limb is a traumatic event, Epworth Rehabilitation provides a supportive environment to help people move forward with their recovery and return to everyday life.

Programme and support

Arthritis rehabilitation program

The osteoarthritis rehabilitation program is tailored for people who have diagnosed osteoarthritis or other arthritis conditions.

Programme and support

Bike education program

Epworth Rehabilitation provides a bike education program to help people return to or learn cycling following an acquired brain injury, multi-trauma orthopaedic injury or amputation.

Programme and support

Cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation can be an important step towards improving your quality of life and wellness following a cardiac event, cardiac procedure or a diagnosis of heart failure.

Programme and support

Community integration team

The Community Integration team is made up of rehabilitation specialists and Allied Health professionals who implement home or community based programs.

Programme and support

Concussion clinic

Epworth's Concussion Clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic assesses and manages people who display ongoing concussion symptoms as a result of a head knock.

Programme and support

Falls prevention and balance program

Epworth Rehabilitation runs a comprehensive, multidisciplinary Falls and Balance program, accepting both inpatient and outpatient referrals.

Programme and support

Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is a pool-based program that is available to manage a multitude of conditions.

Programme and support

Neurological rehabilitation

Epworth Rehabilitation's interdisciplinary neurological team develops and delivers individually tailored programs based on individual needs and goals of every patient and their family.

Programme and support

Neurological rehabilitation during cancer treatment - RECON program

The RECON (Neurological REhabilitation with CONcurrent radiation/TMZ for glioma) program offers neurological inpatient rehabilitation while providing simultaneous oncological treatment.

Programme and support

Orthopaedic rehabilitation

Epworth Rehabilitation offers inpatient, outpatient and community-based programs to support people recovering from joint replacement surgery, fractures, spinal surgery and muscular dysfunction.

Programme and support

Orthopaedic trauma

Epworth Rehabilitation's multi-trauma orthopaedic program supports the physical and emotional needs of each individual to provide the best chance at recovery and return to their day-to-day lives.

Programme and support

Pain management

Epworth Rehabilitation's pain management program will help you understand and manage pain, change your thinking and provide the tools to help you get back in control of your life.

Programme and support

Pulmonary rehabilitation

Pulmonary rehabilitation can help address the symptoms associated with chronic lung conditions through exercise, education and support.

Programme and support

Rehabilitation after a traffic accident (Road trauma)

Epworth Rehabilitation offers both inpatient and outpatient services to help those involved in a road accident requiring hospitalisation get back to functioning as quickly as possible.

Programme and support

Spasticity clinic

The spasticity clinic is a specialised interdisciplinary clinic run by a rehabilitation physician, physiotherapist and an occupational therapist.

Programme and support

Vestibular rehabilitation (falls prevention) program

The vestibular rehabilitation program is for people with symptoms of dizziness and/or imbalance as a result of damage to the inner ear or brain.

Programme and support

Returning to work (vocational program)

Vocational rehabilitation is available to help you return to work after an injury or illness.

Programme and support

Weight and nutrition reconditioning (Bodywise)

Bodywise is a reconditioning program for people diagnosed with obesity, high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes, high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, stroke or osteoarthritis.

Rehabilitation at Epworth Hawthorn

If you have an existing appointment that you'd like to change or enquire about, please contact the specific Epworth Rehabilitation site you're attending.

  • Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation bookings - Phone: 03 9415 5707
  • Doctors consulting appointments - Phone: 03 9415 5728
  • Main reception - Phone: 03 9415 5777

Available programme and support

Programme and support

Amputee program

While the process of losing a limb is a traumatic event, Epworth Rehabilitation provides a supportive environment to help people move forward with their recovery and return to everyday life.

Programme and support

Bike education program

Epworth Rehabilitation provides a bike education program to help people return to or learn cycling following an acquired brain injury, multi-trauma orthopaedic injury or amputation.

Programme and support

Breast cancer rehabilitation - ENHANCE

Epworth’s breast cancer rehabilitation program aims to support you through the physical, functional and emotional needs that may arise from a diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

Programme and support

Cancer rehabilitation

Epworth’s cancer rehabilitation program provides support to address the areas of your life that can often be impacted by a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Programme and support

Community integration team

The Community Integration team is made up of rehabilitation specialists and Allied Health professionals who implement home or community based programs.

Programme and support

Concussion clinic

Epworth's Concussion Clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic assesses and manages people who display ongoing concussion symptoms as a result of a head knock.

Programme and support

Driver rehabilitation program

Epworth's driver rehabilitation program aims to assist people to return to driving, following an injury or illness, when they are safe and ready.

Programme and support

Olfactory Impairment Clinic

Epworth is the first rehabilitation facility within Australia to offer an Olfactory Impairment Clinic to assess and manage the loss of smell (known as olfaction) and associated changes in taste.

Programme and support

Orthopaedic trauma

Epworth Rehabilitation's multi-trauma orthopaedic program supports the physical and emotional needs of each individual to provide the best chance at recovery and return to their day-to-day lives.

Programme and support

Osseointegration

The Epworth Amputee Rehabilitation Program provides assessment for, and rehabilitation following, osseointegration.

Programme and support

Rehabilitation after a traffic accident (Road trauma)

Epworth Rehabilitation offers both inpatient and outpatient services to help those involved in a road accident requiring hospitalisation get back to functioning as quickly as possible.

Programme and support

Spasticity clinic

The spasticity clinic is a specialised interdisciplinary clinic run by a rehabilitation physician, physiotherapist and an occupational therapist.

Programme and support

Returning to work (vocational program)

Vocational rehabilitation is available to help you return to work after an injury or illness.

Rehabilitation at Epworth Richmond

If you have an existing appointment that you'd like to change or enquire about, please contact the specific Epworth Rehabilitation site you're attending.

  • Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation bookings - Phone: 03 9415 5707
  • Outpatient rehabilitation appointments - Phone: 03 9426 8710
  • Doctors consulting appointments - Phone: 03 9426 8773

Available programme and support

Programme and support

Acquired brain injury rehabilitation

Epworth’s Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Rehabilitation Unit is internationally-recognised for its expert care, positive patient outcomes and innovative research programs.

Programme and support

Bike education program

Epworth Rehabilitation provides a bike education program to help people return to or learn cycling following an acquired brain injury, multi-trauma orthopaedic injury or amputation.

Programme and support

Community integration team

The Community Integration team is made up of rehabilitation specialists and Allied Health professionals who implement home or community based programs.

Programme and support

Driver rehabilitation program

Epworth's driver rehabilitation program aims to assist people to return to driving, following an injury or illness, when they are safe and ready.

Programme and support

Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is a pool-based program that is available to manage a multitude of conditions.

Programme and support

Neurological rehabilitation

Epworth Rehabilitation's interdisciplinary neurological team develops and delivers individually tailored programs based on individual needs and goals of every patient and their family.

Programme and support

Neurological rehabilitation during cancer treatment - RECON program

The RECON (Neurological REhabilitation with CONcurrent radiation/TMZ for glioma) program offers neurological inpatient rehabilitation while providing simultaneous oncological treatment.

Programme and support

Olfactory Impairment Clinic

Epworth is the first rehabilitation facility within Australia to offer an Olfactory Impairment Clinic to assess and manage the loss of smell (known as olfaction) and associated changes in taste.

Programme and support

Orthopaedic rehabilitation

Epworth Rehabilitation offers inpatient, outpatient and community-based programs to support people recovering from joint replacement surgery, fractures, spinal surgery and muscular dysfunction.

Programme and support

Pain management

Epworth Rehabilitation's pain management program will help you understand and manage pain, change your thinking and provide the tools to help you get back in control of your life.

Programme and support

Rehabilitation after a traffic accident (Road trauma)

Epworth Rehabilitation offers both inpatient and outpatient services to help those involved in a road accident requiring hospitalisation get back to functioning as quickly as possible.

Programme and support

Transitional Living Centre - Thornbury

The Transitional Living Centre (TLC) is a home and community based program for persons with acquired brain injury (ABI).

Programme and support

Vestibular rehabilitation (falls prevention) program

The vestibular rehabilitation program is for people with symptoms of dizziness and/or imbalance as a result of damage to the inner ear or brain.

Programme and support

Returning to work (vocational program)

Vocational rehabilitation is available to help you return to work after an injury or illness.

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Epworth Geelong

  • 1 Epworth Place, Waurn Ponds VIC 3216
  • Emergency Department is open between 8:00 AM and midnight local time
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Epworth Richmond

  • 89 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121
  • Emergency Department is open 24 hours

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