125 Golf Links Road
(Melways Ref: 102 K10)
Frankston VIC 3199
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About the Golf Links Road Rehabilitation Centre
The Golf Links Road site houses a number of Peninsula Health’s Community and Continuing Care Services.
- Frankston Community Rehabilitation Centre
- Golf Links Road Rehabilitation Units 1 & 2
- Carinya Residential Aged Care Unit
- Tattersalls Palliative Care Unit
The purpose built facilities at the Golf Links Road site are designed to cater to clients of all ages in a warm and friendly environment.
- Rehabilitation (including physiotherapy, speech pathology and occupational therapists)
- Social work
- Hydrotherapy and gym access
- Palliative Care
- Psychogeriatric aged care
Family members are welcome to visit any time up until 8.30pm. Patients who are in Rehabilitation or Evaluation and Management attend therapy during the day (8.30am – 3.30pm).
Family members are encouraged to discuss with the team their participation in the therapy program. This should be done prior to attending during therapy times.
Ph: (03) 9783 7288
Fax: (03) 9770 5459
Monday – Friday: 8.30am – 4.00pm (Closed on Public Holidays)
About the Frankston Community Rehabilitation Centre
The Frankston Community Rehabilitation Centre provides a multidisciplinary service to enable clients who are disabled, frail, chronically ill or recovering from traumatic injury to retain optimal functional independence.
A qualified team of medical, nursing, allied health and social work staff will assess clients and then provide individual treatment plans aimed at assisting clients to achieve maximum mobility and functional independence.
After discharge, consultation is still available for up to six weeks before requiring a new referral.
Fees are very affordable and range from $10 to $15 a week depending on services required.
GLR Unit 1: Ph: (03) 9784 8666
GLR Unit 2: Ph: (03) 9781 2388
Fax: (03) 9784 8662
About Golf Links Road Rehabilitation Units 1 & 2
Two purpose built 30 bed rehabilitation units are located on the Golf Links Road site in Frankston.
Golf Links Road Rehabilitation Unit 1
Provides a range of rehabilitation services for patients with amputations, spinal injuries, strokes and other medical conditions
Golf Links Road Rehabilitation Unit 2
Provides a range of therapies for patients following joint replacements, cardiac and pulmonary problems, abdominal operations and other problems.
A medical assessment will be conducted prior to admission into both rehabilitation units and the most appropriate unit will be selected. On admission, a personally tailored rehabilitation program will be arranged for each client, in consultation with the client and their family.
Client progress is closely monitored by the rehabilitation team and on discharge, ongoing therapy programs provided by Community Rehabilitation Centres and other Peninsula Health Services can be organised.
Ph: (03) 9783 7277
Fax: (03) 9783 7515
About Carinya Residential Aged Care Unit
Carinya is a 30-bed purpose built psychogeriatric nursing home designed to provide high level nursing care to behaviourally disturbed residents that cannot be managed at any other geriatric high level care facility.
Many of the residents suffer from various forms of dementia and other functional psychiatric illnesses including schizophrenia and manic depression.
Carinya houses three groups of 10 residents and is staffed around the clock by Division 1,2 & 3 registered nurses and Personal Service Assistants. Medical support is provided by a General Practitioner as well as a visiting Hospital Medical Officer from the aged psychiatric program. A psychiatrist from the psychiatric program also assesses the residents on weekly ward rounds.
Ph: (03) 9784 8600
Fax: (03) 9784 8602
About the Tattersalls Palliative Care Unit
The Tattersall’s Palliative Care Unit is a modern, purpose-built 15 bed facility that provides comprehensive care and support to patients in the advanced stages of progressive life-threatening illness where care in the community is no longer appropriate.
The facility accommodates both the inpatient Palliative Care Unit and the Peninsula Hospice Service which provides community based palliative care services.
Facilities for patients and families include a lounge room, overnight room, patient’s dining area and the sanctuary, a room for quiet reflection. Support and counselling services and accommodation are available for patients’ families.