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Movement Disorders Program

Service Location

Rosebud Community Rehabilitation Centre
Rosebud Hospital (rear)
1527 Point Nepean Road
Rosebud VIC 3939

Frankston Community Rehabilitation Centre
Golf Links Road Rehabilitation Centre
125 Golf Links Road
Frankston VIC 3199

Contact Details

Ph: (03) 5986 3344
Fax: (03) 5981 2267

New referrals:
Phone: 1300 665 781
Fax: (03) 9784 2309

A referral letter from the treating GP or neurologist is required for admission.

About the Movement Disorders Program

Movement Disorders Program brochure

The Movement Disorders Program provides multidisciplinary inpatient and outpatient assessment and management for clients with movement disorders, including:

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Drug induced Parkinsonism
  • Frontal gait Apraxia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  • Steele Richardson’s disease
  • Shy Drager Syndrome
  • Multi System Atrophy
  • Cortico-basal ganglionic degeneration

Services provided:

Inpatient Management
Clients can be admitted as inpatients to the Rosebud Rehabilitation Unit. Key focus of inpatient management program includes:

  • Monitoring / changing medications under careful medical supervision.
  • Intensive rehabilitation from specialist allied health & nursing staff.

Outpatient Management
Clinics operate at Frankston and Rosebud Community Rehabilitation Centres. All patients seen in the program are assessed by our doctors, who are rehabilitation specialists with experience in movement disorders. Other members of the team include Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Dietitians, Social Workers and Nurses.

Geographic Area Covered

City of Frankston
Mornington Peninsula Shire

Costs

  • To see our doctors, costs are bulk billed to Medicare so you do not have to pay. You must bring your Medicare card to your visit.

  • One appointment with our other health professionals costs $10. If you have more than one appointment in a week, you will pay $15. This allows you to see all the therapists you require within one week. There is no charge for DVA gold card holders.

  • Inpatient program: The program accepts public, private and DVA patients.
  • Groups are $5 per visit