Assessment, Treatment & Rehabilitation Unit (AT&R)

The ATR Unit is a 20 bedded unit, where patients stay on average between 11-14 days.  The unit aims to provide a co-ordinated multi-disciplinary response that is customised to meet the complex needs of people with age-related disorders. Our goal is to restore their functional ability and enable them to live as independently as possible.

Description
  • To optimise a person’s health through individualised assessment and targeted treatment options
  • To maintain a person’s independence through the provision of rehabilitation interventions and referrals to appropriate support services
  • To provide encouragement and support to reach their goals
AT&R Team
  • 2.5  Consultants and 2 Junior Doctors
  • Nursing Staff
  • Charge Nurse Manager
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists for Gerontology, Psycho-Gerontology and Stroke
  • Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist and a Social Worker
  • Dietician and Speech and Language Therapist
  • Ward Clerk and ACC Coordinator
Location

Level 1, Timaru Hospital
Queen Street,
Timaru

Contact Information

Phone: 03 687 2280
Fax: 03 687 2281