Modbury Hospital infrastructure project
27 March 2017
Under Transforming Health, $32 million has been invested to build new facilities and significantly expand rehabilitation services at Modbury Hospital.
Level 3 of the hospital has been upgraded, enabling an increase in rehabilitation beds to a total of 52 and providing more support services to assist recovery.
A new rehabilitation centre has been completed. The facilities are enabling stroke, orthopaedic and amputee patients, as well as those recovering from surgery or other illnesses, to regain their independence and return home faster. Allied health professionals including occupational therapists and physiotherapists provide tailored therapy to ensure patients receive care as soon as possible to promote faster recovery.
The new centre includes:
- Light and airy lobby
- Large gymnasium
- 18 treatment rooms
- Hydrotherapy pool
- Therapy garden
- Laboratory (gait lab) for analysing patient mobility
- Prosthetics fitting lab and services
- Therapy kitchen and laundry
- Tele-rehabilitation to support country patients
Photos of the new rehabilitation centre