Cardiac rehabilitation

Epworth Geelong provides comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation with intensive, individualised inpatient and outpatient programs.

These programs are aimed at:

  • maximising physical functioning and recovery
  • assisting and encouraging behaviours that minimise the risk of further cardiac problems
  • improving confidence, psychological and social functioning
  • enabling patients to resume a normal lifestyle.

The programs provide education, encouragement and opportunity to practice lifestyle changes in daily activities as well as help to build community support networks for patients and their families.

Referrals and enquiries:

A doctor’s referral to an Epworth Geelong Rehabilitation Physician is required for entry into this program.

Referrals can be sent to:

Fax: 03 5271 7068

For further information, please contact the outpatient coordinator on 03 5271 7055.