Paediatric Rehabilitation (Kids Rehab WA)

Who we are

PCH’s Paediatric Rehabilitation service (also known as Kids Rehab WA) is based on a model of interdisciplinary care and is staffed by a mix of healthcare professionals including:

  • Medical staff
  • Nursing 
  • Allied Health (Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Dietetics, Speech Pathology, Allied Health Assistants)
  • Psychologists
  • Education and clinical researchers.

Services we provide

We provide rehabilitation services for children and adolescents with acquired or congenital neurological impairments (disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nerves). Our clinical services include:
  • Multi-day inpatient rehabilitation by the Rehabilitation Medicine Unit
    • Acute Care
    • Sub-Acute Care
  • iRehab Intensive Day Rehabilitation Program
  • Outpatient rehabilitation services
    • Ambulatory rehabilitation services, including day-case admissions for procedures such as Botulinum toxin 
    • Multidisciplinary clinics and other ambulatory rehabilitation services
  • Research 
    • The Kids Rehab WA Research Centre integrates education, research and training into all clinical programs and has access to clinical space for research assessments and interventions.
We provide clinical services under a number of program areas including:
  • Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Program
  • Cerebral Palsy Mobility Service (CPMS)
  • Complex Care Coordination
  • Congenital and Acquired Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Rehabilitation
  • Early Intervention Program 
  • Intensive Rehabilitation (iRehab) Service
  • Limb Difference Program
  • Neurorehabilitation – general neurological rehabilitation for complex tertiary patients. 
Our service also includes a dedicated research and education team.

Referrals

Our service accepts:
  • Emergency referrals from the PCH Emergency Department 
  • Internal referrals from the Emergency Department and all PCH inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory care services
  • External referrals from other metropolitan and rural hospitals and health services, GPs and private providers.

Hours

Inpatients: 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Outpatients: Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 4.30pm.

Location

Outpatient clinics:

  • Clinic B on Ground Level
  • Clinic F on Level 1
  • Clinic L on Level 4

View the PCH map for more information. 

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Contact us

Phone: 6456 2222 (PCH Switchboard)