For Patients

Information for patients attending mend hand therapy
specialised hand therapy services in wollongong

Do I need a referral
  • A referral is not required as a private patient.
  • For patients claiming under a medicare care plan you will need to bring this care plan referral to your appointment.
  • A referral is required if you are being treated under WC, CTP or VA
What to bring to my appointment
  • Any information you have regarding your injury – scans, operation reports and hospital discharge papers are all helpful. Don’t worry if you do not have these. We are able to access most local imaging in the clinic.
  • Health Fund Card for HICAPS claiming
  • For WC/CTP – Please bring any information regarding your claim (claim number, insurer, case manager and rehab provider )
What to expect
  • Initial assessment will include a history and physical assessment.
  • Review of imaging
  • We will provide initial treatment as required which may include custom splinting, wound care or exercise based treatment.
  • Referral for imaging if required.
  • Report will be sent to referring Doctor following initial review updating them on your visit.
Where can I park

Parking is available onsite for patients. 

Who we see
  • No referral is required to attend hand therapy as a private patient.
  • Private patients – HICAPS Available for immediate health fund rebate
  • EPC ( Medicare care plan) – Gap fee applies
  • CTP
  • NDIS
  • Workers Compensation
  • Veterans Affairs
Anna is a hand physiotherapist Wollongong