Hand Therapy helps you get back the use of your hand after surgery or injury. Treatment is provided by a qualified occupational therapist or physiotherapist.

This service can assist you with:

  • Wound and scar healing
  • Swelling
  • Sensation-loss or sensitivity
  • Pain
  • Movement and strength
  • Splint manufacturing or purchasing

You will need to follow a program of exercises and other treatments (eg splints) at home. These will be explained to you by your Hand Therapist.

For more information, please contact:

Aged and Community Health Service Access on 5155 8367

When you contact us about our allied health or aged services, or are referred to us, the first person you talk to is usually part of our ACH Service Access team. They will:

  • take or confirm your contact details
  • talk to you about your needs
  • give you information about our services and your rights and responsibilities as a client of GLCH
  • discuss eligibility and fees for the service, and
  • organise an appointment for you or arrange for a service to contact you

For more information contact: 5155 8367