Treatments and tests

Subacute care in your home

Subacute care can help to reduce your length of stay in hospital and to provide care closer to where you live in the community.

There is no cost involved and the hospital allied health professionals will help to make the referral for you if required.

You may be able to receive rehabilitation at home with geriatrician support from these health services.

Metropolitan

Country

  • Albany Hospital
  • Geraldton Hospital

Where to get help

  • See your doctor
  • Visit a GP after hours
  • Ring healthdirect on 1800 022 222

Remember

  • Subacute care can help to reduce your length of stay in hospital.
  • You may be able to receive rehabilitation at home.

Acknowledgements

Aged and Continuing Care Directorate


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See also

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