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Admissions and referrals
We provide a range of referral pathways for acute, elective, rehabilitation and older adult rehabilitation care.
Acute medical care admissions
GPs, specialists and emergency physicians are able to admit patients requiring acute or complex medical care at any time of the day or night.
Our 24/7 on-call service means there is always a highly experienced physician available to ensure your patient gets the right care at the right time.
Tel: 0418 955 437 and we will arrange your patient’s admission.
Elective admissionsThese are usually arranged by referral to one of our accredited specialists. Use find a specialists.
GPs must be formally accredited to the hospital to admit patients under their care. You will need to provide 24-hour cover for your admitted patients.
Tel: (08) 9370 9222 to request an admission for your patient.
We cannot accept patients awaiting placement in residential care or with special care needs such as patients with dementia or confusion.
Private rehabilitation admissions
GPs, specialists, and discharge planners and case managers within hospitals can refer their patients to our Specialist Rehabilitation Service.
Call our dedicated referral coordinator
Tel: (08) 9370 9822 or 0429 044 222 to discuss your patient.
Public older adult rehabilitation admissions
Our 24-bed Restorative Unit specialises in the assessment and short-term rehabilitation of older adult public patients with medical management provided by Royal Perth Hospital’s Department of Geriatric Medicine.
For referral information or to send referrals to the Aged Care Assessment Team
Tel: (08) 9370 9900
Fax: (08) 9370 9905.
Public mental health admissions
Our Ursula Frayne Unit provides public inpatient services for older adults with mental health problems. The 12-bed unit has been established to service the inner Perth metropolitan area, and is managed by the Inner City Older Adult Mental Health Service.
Tel: (08) 9370 9505
Fax: (08) 9370 9601.