The Mary Coram Unit is a combined inpatient rehabilitation, geriatric evaluation and management and palliative care unit, located at GV Health’s Graham Street campus.
The unit is serviced by a dedicated multidisciplinary team consisting of consultants, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, dietitians, diversional therapy and social workers.
In conjunction with their treating specialist, patients in the Mary Coram Unit are encouraged to actively participate in their own health care planning.
The unit is recognised as a preferred specialist provider for:
- Stroke/neuro rehabilitation
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Orthopaedic rehabilitation –
- Delirium and dementia care
- Recovery from falls
- Chronic pain management
- Inpatient palliative care
The Mary Coram Unit has close links with many community programs including the GV Community Rehabilitation Centre (CRC), Transition Care Program (TCP), Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS), District Nursing and Hospital in the Home (HITH) and Restorative Care Program.
How do I get admitted to the Mary Coram Unit?
Admission to the Mary Coram Unit is via referral only. Referrals are triaged and then placed on the waiting list for admission. To arrange a referral, please speak to your treating team.
What to bring to hospital?
- Comfortable, loose-fitting clothing
- Comfortable shoes you can wear for therapy
- Glasses, hearing aids or personal aids if you use them
- Personal toiletries (eg soap, moisturiser, shampoo, lip balm, deodorant, hairbrush, tooth brush, toothpaste etc)
- Prescription and non-prescription medications, if needed (please let your care team know)
- Phone charger
- Small comfort items (eg pillow, blanket, drink bottle)