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Northland DHB Community Rehabilitation & Allied Health Services

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COMMUNITY REHABILITATION Home based M.D.T. Rehab for people 16 years and over who have suffered a neurological event. The team accept referrals from Health Professionals working in both the acute and non-acute areas. Client must have achievable goals and the potential to improve

430 4100 
Extn: 8129

COMMUNITY OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST Intervention for adults living in the community who require assessment for equipment or housing alterations, to compensate for functional limitations. Clients with functional limitations who do not meet the criteria for rehabilitation or out patient services.

Waiting time approximately 12 weeks.


430 4100 
Extn: 8129

COMMUNITY PHYSIOTHERAPIST Short-term intervention to address mobility issues and/or education of patient/carers regarding physical management, including for respiratory conditions. Unable to access outpatient services, or need is specifically related to home environment.

Waiting time approximately 6 weeks.

430 4100 
Ext: 8129

COMMUNITY SOCIAL WORKER Provide advocacy and support for people with a medical condition to enable them to live independently, assist with rest home/respite placement and provide information on transport and accommodation etc, if attending a hospital appointment outside their area. Client must be 16 years and over, with a physical health issue. Mental health and renal clients receive support from their respective services.

430 4100 
Extn: 8129

COMMUNITY DIETITIAN Nutritional support for community based adults in Northland, predominantly in the areas of Oncology, Stoma Therapy and Frail Elderly. Clients unable to attend an outpatient appointment. PHO’s have their own Dietetic Service.

430 4100 
Extn: 8129

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Whangarei Hospital

Northland

Fax (09) 430 4115 during working hours; (09) 430 4132 after hours

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 430 4100

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Whangarei Hospital
2 Hospital Road
Whangarei

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Whangarei Hospital
2 Hospital Road
Whangarei

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Whangarei Hospital
Private Bag 9742
Whangarei 0148

This page was last updated at 10:22AM on October 25, 2016. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Community Rehabilitation & Allied Health Services.