Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program (BIRP)

Phone: 02 9382 0178

Fax: 02 9382 0177

Location: Sydney Children's Hospital, Ainsworth Building, Level 2, High St, Randwick NSW 2031

Web: www.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/parents-and-carers/our-services/rehabilitation/sch

Description: A team of specialist, which manages the continuing rehabilitation of children with brain injuries across NSW. Team members are involved in assessment of the child's abilities, provision of therapy for problems which may arise from the injury, and provision of family support and school liaison. The team consists of: a Coordinator, Paediatric Rehabilitation Specialist, Case Managers, Clinical Nurse Consultants, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Clinical Psychologists, Neuropsychologists, Social Workers.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Fees: Medicare, or where there is a compensation claim, payment is claimed through the insurer/solicitor.

Contact: Coordinators: Kylie French

Referral: Contact can be made directly with the coordinator. To see the team, a GP referral will be required.

Transport: Close to buses (400, 370, 410)

Disability Access: Yes (Wheelchair accessible)

Area Served: NSW

Languages (other than English): Interpreters available on request - advise prior to appointments

Volunteering Note: Volunteers may approach the Volunteer Coordinator at Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick

Keywords: Children and Families; Assessment and Referral Services; Acquired Brain Injury; Health Education; Rehabilitation Services; Family Support; Trauma Counselling; People with a Disability; Occupational Therapy; Physiotherapy; Case Management and Care Coordination; Psychology and Psychiatry; Speech Pathology; Social Support Services

Alternative Names: Rehab2Kids

Parent Organisation: Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick

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