Manage the effects of Parkinson’s Disease with the support of our expert rehabilitation team
This day rehabilitation program is offered on a sessional basis on set days and times a week.
Arcadia Pittwater’s individualised program is delivered with input from our multidisciplinary team which includes physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, speech pathologists and rehabilitation specialists. Members of our team are Parkinson’s Disease warrior certified with expertise in exercise prescription. Our speech pathologist is Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) trained, which is a type of voice and speech treatment specifically designed for people living with Parkinson’s Disease.
This program is designed for people seeking support for the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease
Our programs are based on participants’ individual goals, and take into account individual needs and concerns. This program is suitable for people:
- who are having difficulty moving and performing everyday activities living with Parkinson’s Disease
- who are reconditioning after a recent fall and/or injury due to Parkinson’s Disease
- who have speech and/or swallowing difficulties
Depending on your needs, Parkinson’s Disease rehabilitation programs are available as either inpatient programs or day programs.
Enquire about our Parkinson’s Disease day rehabilitation program
Talk to your treating doctor about a referral to Arcadia Pittwater to attend our Parkinson’s Disease day rehabilitation program, or contact us directly for more information.
Join our program as a day patient or an inpatient
Depending on your needs, this program can be attended as an inpatient (where you stay at the hospital) or as a day patient.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does day rehabilitation involve?
Do I need a referral to access a rehabilitation program?
How do I dress and what do I bring to a rehabilitation session?
- comfortable clothes for exercise
- suitable covered footwear
- a water bottle
- towel and swimming costume for hydrotherapy
What are the fees and charges for day rehabilitation?
Do you provide assistance with transport?
What are the hours of operation for the rehabilitation program?
Our wellness program enables you to continue your exercise program
You can continue your exercise at the end of your rehabilitation program by attending our wellness program, which is supervised independent exercise for one hour sessions in either the gym or the hydrotherapy pool.