Day Rehab Programs Sydney

Day Rehabilitation

If you want to build your strength, abilities and independence following illness, surgery or trauma, but do not require the medical and nursing care of an inpatient setting, our Day Rehabilitation service is the perfect solution.

Day rehab programs

At Royal Rehab Private Petersham, our doctors and therapists are skilled in rehabilitation medicine and dedicated to your progress. Drawing on evidence-based approaches, the team will tailor a program just for you based on your specific needs and goals and support and guide you every step of the way.

Our programs include:

A tailored program can help improve strength, function and wellbeing following neurological injury or illness.
Studies show people who participated in a focused stroke rehab program to perform better than those who don’t.
A tailored therapy program can help to slow the progression and severity of symptoms, improving wellbeing and quality of life.
Following neuro surgery, a focused rehab program is often an integral step to improve your function and wellbeing.
A tailored therapy program can help to significantly slow the severity and duration of symptoms of multiple sclerosis.
Our orthopaedic rehabilitation program is aimed at optimising your recovery journey.
Can help relieve pain and restore fitness and function following illness (cancer, cardiac), injury or hospital stay.

Our sessions

Your rehab specialist will recommend the program that is most suitable for you. Depending on your health fund and needs, you may be recommended either:

Full day program

Half day program

Everyone is welcome, even if you haven’t been an inpatient at Royal Rehab Private Petersham.

What you can expect

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An expert multidisciplinary team, skilled in neurological, orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions.

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A program that is tailored to your unique needs and goals.

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A genuine partnership between you and your clinical team so you have choice and control.

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A warm and friendly environment where you feel safe and cared for.


There are several funding options available:

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Private health insurance

Fees and charges are dependent upon your health fund and level of cover. Please check with your health fund if any additional charges apply.

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Workers comp / CTP insurance / icare

Before you are admitted or before commencing your program, we will obtain approval from your insurer. 

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Department of Veteran’s Affairs

A broad range of health care and support services are available to meet the clinical needs of eligible veterans and eligible dependants.

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If you do not have a funding stream, you can also choose to self-fund your program.

I’m interested. What do I need to do?


Obtain a referral

The first step is to obtain a referral from your specialist or GP. Medical professionals can access referral forms by clicking here


Complete your assessment

Once we receive your referral, we will get in touch to arrange a time to meet with you to discuss your needs and goals. We will also provide a fee estimate.


Start your journey

We will be in touch to organise your therapy so you can begin your rehab journey.

Frequently asked questions

Your therapy program will be individually tailored to meet your needs.

You must attend the full program that is scheduled for you on each attendance. It is important to note that if you do not complete all scheduled sessions, your health fund may not cover the cost of your program.

Please wear clothing suitable for exercise and wear closed shoes. If you are unable to wear closed shoes, please discuss this with your treating therapists. This may limit the equipment you are able to use and access.

If hydrotherapy is included in your program, please wear or bring swimmers. Change rooms are available on site and you will be provided with a towel. If you require additional towels, please bring your own.

IMPORTANT – You must shower on site prior to entering the pool.