Specialist care & therapy

Alongside excellent nursing care, private inpatients have access to other personal specialist care.

These include:

  • Dietetics
  • Occupational therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Physiotherapy
  • Physiotherapy Outpatients
  • Speech and Language therapy

Physiotherapy

Patients having major orthopaedic and surgical treatments will require physiotherapy.  In some cases these will include sessions prior to procedures.

The Physio team make sure function, activity and independence is restored to patients after undergoing surgery that might restrict their movement.  They encourage a holistic approach and will consider the individuals’ work, leisure and lifestyle while determining their ability to self-manage.

If follow-up sessions are required after discharge our team will assist patients in finding local private practitioners and/or arrange outpatient appointments.

Physiotherapy Outpatients

Able to assist both adults and children

  • Back and neck pain
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Posture and ergonomic issues
  • Pre and post-surgery rehabilitation (joint replacements, ligament repairs, soft tissue removal including mastectomies)
  • Sports injuries
  • Developmental delay
  • Ante and postnatal pelvic pain, bladder and bowel continence for both men and women
  • Stroke, head injuries, spinal cord injuries, MS, MND, Parkinson’s disease
  • Amputees
  • Respiratory condition (bronchiectasis, Cystic fibrosis, pulmonary rehab, Breathing pattern disorders, COPD)

 

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Occupational Therapy

The Occupational Therapy team is dedicated to making sure patients will be comfortable and safe when returning back to their own homes.  The OT team will investigate how you are coping prior to coming to hospital and undergo assessments to determine whether or not specialist equipment is needed.

Dietetics

Dieticians provide dietary and nutritional advice on a variety of conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease and cystic fibrosis.

Speech and Language Therapy

Speech and language therapists work with patients that have communicative and/or swallowing disorders.

Pain Management

The inpatient pain team is on call to provide advice and diagnosis to patients in any kind of pain.  Working with the clinical staff, they assist nurses and consultants to make sure patients are comfortable and minimise the risks of future discomfort