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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 12:49PM on September 3, 2018.