Home-based Post-acute Care
Post-Acute Care is a vital phase of recovery that follows an acute medical stay at a public hospital, which focuses on continuous healing and rehabilitation. At Hub and Spoke Health, we recognise the significance of this stage and work with the major Melbourne Hospitals to offer specialised programs to aid in the post-acute journey.
What is Post-Acute Care?
Post-Acute Care (PAC) services refer to a range of healthcare services that are provided to individuals after they have been discharged from a hospital or other acute care setting. These services are designed to support patients in their transition from acute care to home or community-based care, and to facilitate their recovery and rehabilitation.
Post-Acute Care services typically include a multidisciplinary approach, involving a team of healthcare professionals who work collaboratively to provide comprehensive care. The exact services offered may vary depending on the specific needs and condition of the patient, but commonly include:
Home-based care: Hub and Spoke Health practitioners provide both Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology services within the PAC realm.
Melbourne Post-Acute Care Specialist
What Are The Benefits of Post-Acute Care?
This essential phase of medical care extends beyond the hospital walls, providing a range of benefits that play a crucial role in optimising patient outcomes and overall well-being. Post-acute care encompasses a comprehensive and personalised approach, tailoring interventions to each individual’s specific needs and circumstances.
By offering ongoing medical attention, rehabilitation, and support, this phase of care not only ensures a smoother transition from hospital to home but also prevents re-admission to hospital.
Hub & Spoke Health
Melbourne Post-Acute Care: Your Pathway to Recovery
Post-Acute Care services are typically tailored to the specific needs of each patient and are aimed at promoting recovery, enhancing quality of life, and preventing rehospitalisation. These services are typically coordinated by a healthcare team that works closely with the patient, their family, and other healthcare providers to develop and implement a personalised care plan.
Hub and Spoke Health contributes to the patient’s ongoing rehabilitation by enabling a smoother transition from hospital to home. In doing so, we accelerate the healing process and minimise the risk of readmission or complications.
Hub and Spoke Health can help patients safely transition from hospital to home.
Enhanced Primary Care Melbourne
Taking wellness to the next level
From physiotherapy to exercise programs, we aim to enhance overall well-being, manage chronic conditions, and empower patients to take control of their health. Through our holistic approach, Hub and Spoke Health is committed to supporting patients on their journey to improved health and quality of life.
Hub and Spoke Health helps hundreds of patients each year in the program.
Our mobile Allied Health services
Our Hub & Spoke practitioners will bring their equipment with them so you get the full benefit of a clinic visit without leaving your home. The biggest benefit of assessing you at home is we get to understand your home environment. As a result, we can make instant changes to anything that could be contributing to your aches and pains, or restrictions in movement.
Our initial consultations run for 1-hour and follow-up appointments for 30-45 minutes, potentially reducing the number of visits you’ll need and providing value for money.
We’ll bring our experience and equipment to your home to provide the best evidence-based Physiotherapy to support you to move and live better.
Mobile Exercise Physiotherapy
We have a deep understanding of fitness, exercise prescription, dosage, anatomy, physiology and most importantly, we prevent you from re-injuring yourself.
Mobile Art Therapy
Art Therapy uses the creative process of art to enhance the emotional and physical well-being of both children and adults, and can be delivered in the comfort of your own home. We bring all art supplies with us so that it's just like being in a studio.
Mobile Music Therapy
Music therapy is a clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals and can be delivered in the comfort of your own home. Our music therapists bring an array of instruments with them, to cater for any therapeutic musical preference.
We come to you across
Melbourne & Surrounds
We provide home visits to most regions within metropolitan Melbourne, including the CBD
Our team is led by Benjamin Gold (Physiotherapist) and Nicole Iglicki (Social Worker). Both Nicole and Ben also operate a home-based physiotherapy service in New York City – HPT NYC.