Westlakes Community Rehabilitation Team
For Enquiries Contact
Westlake’s Community Rehabilitation Team
Westlakes Community Health Centre,
6 James St Toronto, 2283
Telephone: 02 49358100
To make a referral you can contact the Referral Information Centre (RIC) for community based services on Phone: 4924 2590 or Fax: 4924 2502
Anyone can refer for rehabilitation to the team (e.g. health professional, family member, carer or friend) and self-referrals are also accepted.
Please contact the service on email:
HNELHD-WestlakesCommunityRehabTeam@health.nsw.gov.au or phone: 4985 5245 for more information
Westlakes Community Rehabilitation Team provides community based services in line with the NSW Rehabilitation Model of Care.
Aims of Program
+ To restore functional ability for a person who has experienced an illness or injury.
+ To enable regaining of function and self-sufficiency to the level prior to that illness or injury within the constraints of the medical prognosis for improvement.
+ To develop functional ability to compensate for deficits that cannot be medically reversed.
+ To maintain the level of function or slow down the rate of functional decline.
Location: Rehabilitation is provided at Westlakes Community Health Centre, via telehealth, at a patient’s home and in community settings if relevant to patient goals.
Eligibility: Adults over the age of 18 years who live in the Westlakes geographic region who would benefit from rehabilitation interventions of 2 or more health professionals.
Rehabilitation Team Staff: Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, Social Work and Enrolled Nurses.
Patient Groups: Westlakes Community Rehabilitation Team provides care to people with a range of needs. Common health conditions for people referred to our service include:
+ Subacute rehabilitation post-acute medical event.
+ People presenting with chronic disease/multi-morbidity who are not eligible for disease specific rehabilitation.
+ People with neurodegenerative and neuromuscular conditions.
+ Frailty and falls.
+ People with non-traumatic acquired brain injury.