411 Main Street
Kangaroo Point Qld 4169
Phone: (07) 3240 1111
Fax: (07) 3891 2066
Rehabilitation is about reconnecting to life after an illness or injury, and adapting your environment to suit your ability. It can be both encouraging and challenging.
Many patients come to St Vincent’s feeling a sense of fear, loss or sadness at their changed circumstances. Most will discover rehabilitation can offer real hope for the future.
Their experienced team of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, social workers and doctors aim to help our patients regain confidence and self-belief.
The process of rehabilitation may include:
Their rehabilitation services include both day and in-patient programs.
St Vincent’s Hospital also has a Geriatric Evaluation and Management Unit for both inpatient and outpatient assessment services. It is a specialised program of services provided by an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals.
The GEM Program promotes a wellness approach to establish a baseline comprehensive functional assessment, identify patient and family goals and concerns, develop a tailored plan for interventional opportunities, promote independence in a safe environment, and provide information regarding resources that will help the patient.
Consultant Physician and Geriatrician and specialises in Geriatric Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr Iacovella is committed to quality care and preservation of autonomy and independence of the aging patient in this ever changing and challenging landscape.
Dr Fleury is an accredited Supervisor of Geriatric Medicine Advanced Trainees and Basic Physician Trainees with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
Dr Shum has special interests in diagnosis and management of dementia, osteoporosis management and diabetes care of older persons.