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About Mount Wilga Private Hospital

Mt Wilga Private Hospital is set on a 2 acre estate in a peaceful area of Sydney's Upper North Shore. We are a 77 bed specialist facility boasting large modern treatment areas, two hydrotherapy pools, and a fully equipped gymnasium. We employ a professional and expert team who are dedicated to providing you with the best possible care.


We will design a rehabilitation program around your individual needs and involve you in all aspects of your rehabilitation care. We are available at all times to answer any questions you may have regarding your forthcoming stay and look forward to welcoming you to Mt Wilga.

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History of Mount Wilga Private Hospital

Up until the late 1970s, Mt Wilga was run as a Commonwealth Rehabilitation Service.

Since reopening as a private hospital in 1987, Mt Wilga Private Hospital has developed a reputation for providing quality rehabilitation services to the local community as well as the broader health needs of NSW and beyond.


In July 2001, Mt Wilga Private Hospital joined the Ramsay Health Care group. Mt Wilga Private Hospital is now part of a large group of hospitals providing private health services across the nation.

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Service Programs

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Lymphoedema Rehabilitation

Amputee Rehabilitation

Neurological Rehabilitation

Driver Education & Evaluation

Back and Pain Rehabilitation

Reconditioning Rehabilitation

Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal Rehab

Our philosophy is that rehabilitation is a process involving active participation of patients, their families and staff to achieve mutually agreed and meaningful goals. Patients and their families are encouraged to be involved in the rehabilitation program and decisions regarding their treatment.


Outpatient Services

Mt Wilga offers a full range of outpatient services for those persons seeking consultation and/or treatment for a specific rehabilitation problem.

At Mt Wilga you have access to:

  • Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Physiotherapy
  • Exercise Programs
  • Falls Prevention Programs
  • Feldenkrais (awareness through movement)
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Speech Pathology
  • Social Work
  • Dietetics
  • Driver Assessment and Evaluation
  • Pain Management
  • Wound Management

For some of these services you will need a referral letter from your doctor, for others you can refer yourself, much in the same way that you would visit a doctor or dentist. Our Outpatient Receptionist can help with this. Mt Wilga has an outstanding record of achievement in rehabilitation services.

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Your Stay at Mount Wilga Private Hospital

Your Room

The Hospital strives to accommodate all preferences for private or shared accommodation. In the circumstances that your particular choice is not available at the time of your admission, our staff will make every effort to move you to your preferred room as early as possible.

Television and Telephone

Television and telephones are installed at every bedside. You are able to make local and STD and mobile calls from this phone and your family and friends can call you directly. STD and mobile calls may be charged to you. When using your television please be aware of the comfort of others.

Meals

All meals are cooked daily onsite. Meals are served to you at 7.30 am, 12.30 pm and 5.30pm. Morning tea, afternoon tea and supper are also served. Tea and coffee making services are available at all times in the ward servery. If you have special diet needs our dietician will visit you and assist in your meal selection. Please advise the nursing staff on admission if your have particular dietary needs. Arrangements can be made for your relatives to enjoy a meal with you.

Newspapers

Complimentary newspapers are available. These can be obtained from the Hospital Reception area.

Mail

A postal box and stamps are available at the Hospital Reception desk on the Ground Floor. The mail box is emptied daily. Any incoming mail will be delivered to your bedside.

Personal Laundry

Your specific needs in this area are best arranged with your family or friends. The Hospital has a small laundry located on both wards. 

Chemist Supplies

If you are taking any medications at home please bring these with you.All other medications required during your stay with us will be ordered by your doctor. These medications will be provided by the pharmacist, who will bill you directly for any items not covered by your health fund.

Visiting Hours

Visiting hours are 10am to 8.30 pm. Arrangements for visiting outside these hours may be made by contacting the registered nurse in charge of your ward. It is advisable to ask your family and friends to phone you prior to visiting to check your therapy schedule. Unless family members are being trained to assist you with your therapy or ongoing needs, it is requested that family and friends visit outside your therapy times