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Waitematā DHB Physiotherapy - Inpatients

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Medical Wards

  • You may be admitted to a ward that specialises in the type of care you require depending on your condition.
  • When you are admitted to a medical ward, physiotherapists may be involved if your care.
  • If you have had a stroke, or other neurological condition, a physiotherapist may assess you and work with you to make a plan regarding how to best improve your physical condition and level of independence. 
  • If you have a respiratory condition, a physiotherapist may be able to assist you to manage your breathlessness or with clearing sputum from your lungs.
  • Regardless of what has brought you to hospital, physiotherapists may also be involved in reviewing your balance, mobility and ability to manage your daily activities.
  • At the end of your time in hospital, your physiotherapist will discuss with you any need for ongoing physiotherapy and you will be referred accordingly.

This page was last updated at 9:58AM on June 2, 2021.