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Counties Manukau Health Community Stroke Rehabilitation

Public Service, Community, Community Health, Rehabilitation Medicine

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7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Description

The Community Stroke Rehabilitation (CSR) provides client and whānau centred, goal focused rehabilitation, across the spectrum of physical function, activity and social participation for people recovering from stroke. The team incorporates the cultural and spiritual aspects of the client’s role into the rehabilitation programme. The service covers Counties Manukau Health catchment area excluding Franklin/Pukekohe/Ōtāhuhu.  These areas are serviced by Community Health Services.

The team includes a Section Head, Social Worker, Physiotherapist, Speech Language Therapist, Dietitian, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist, Specialist Doctor, Nurse and Rehabilitation Assistants with administration support.

Rehabilitation takes place in the most appropriate location, which may include home, community gyms, swimming pools, shops, workplace and/or other areas where people would like to access.

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Referral

Referral Expectations

Referral Criteria

We offer community based rehabilitation for adults with stroke who meet the following: 

  1. Stroke onset within the last 2 years (a discrete and identifiable acute neurological deficit, as a result of a vascular case, which has left a residual functional impairment); acute hypoxic brain injury and acute Guillain Barre
  2. Patient and carer/family consent
  3. Medically stable
  4. Have a functional disability from the stroke and functional improvement is anticipated
  5. Require rehabilitation input from a stroke specialist interdisciplinary team
  6. Be able to actively participate in rehabilitation by: being able to set rehabilitation goals, have the capacity to learn and perform self-directed rehabilitation
  7. Be able to transfer independently (if living alone) or with mobility equipment and the assistance of one (if living with carer/family)
  8. Discharge environment is suitable for community rehabilitation
  9. Adequate support (including equipment) able to be provided in the home
  10. Living in a defined location within the CMDHB catchment area.

Clients must be a NZ resident and live within the greater CMDHB catchment.  (Excluding Franklin District, Community Health Services provides support for this area).

For all referrals please complete the appropriate e-referral on MedTech or My Practice - search for Acute Allied Health then select the appropriate service / clinic option.  For more information regarding Care Connect referrals eReferrals.co.nz 

Community Stroke Rehabilitation
AT&R Unit
Middlemore Hospital
Private Bag 93311
Ōtāhuhu
Auckland 1640

To discuss an urgent case or a referral please contact the Section Head.
Section Head:  Phone (09) 276 0044 ext. 58659

Hours of Service:
Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.00pm

On receipt of a referral or discharge from hospital, the client should be contacted within 5 working days. For clients requiring an early supportive discharge service from hospital, the client will be seen within 24-48 hours. For clients referred to our standard community rehabilitation service, the client will be visited within 10 to 20 working days.

Hours

7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Fri7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Procedures / Treatments

  • Post Stroke Rehabilitation

    When you return home you might continue to have problems doing things for yourself, moving about, speaking, thinking or feeling.… More

  • Secondary Prevention

    Controlling your stroke risk factors means you can reduce the risk of having another stroke:… More PDF

Services Provided

Injury, illness or disability

  • Rehabilitation

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Other

Useful links

Health Navigator

Health Navigator is a New Zealand website that provides extensive information about health conditions.

 

Stroke Foundation - Reducing Stroke Risks

The Stroke Foundation website provides extensive information about reducing risk of future strokes.

Region

South Auckland

Contact Details

Middlemore Hospital

South Auckland

For all referrals please complete the appropriate e-referral on MedTech or My Practice - search for Acute Allied Health then select the appropriate service / clinic option. For more information regarding Care Connect referrals eReferrals.co.nz 

AT&R Unit
Middlemore Hospital
Hospital Road
Otahuhu
Auckland

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Street Address

AT&R Unit
Middlemore Hospital
Hospital Road
Ōtāhuhu
Auckland

Postal Address

Community Stroke Rehabilitation
AT&R Unit
Middlemore Hospital
Private Bag 93311
Ōtāhuhu
Auckland 1640

This page was last updated at 9:37AM on June 24, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Counties Manukau Health Community Stroke Rehabilitation.