Physiotherapy Services in the West Cumberland Hospital
The aim of the inpatient physiotherapy service is to rehabilitate adults and children and enable early discharge from acute hospital care.
A physiotherapy service is provided to all inpatient areas including:-
- Orthopaedic wards
- Medical and Coronary Care units
- Emergency admissions unit
- Acute Elderly Care ward
- Intensive Care Unit
- Surgery wards
- Stroke unit
- Children's ward
Varying types of physiotherapy are used to treat a wide range of different conditions within these areas, for example, post fracture, total hip or knee replacements, general surgery, acute respiratory conditions, stroke or other neurological problems.
There is also a 24 hour service for those requiring urgent (mainly respiratory) physiotherapy intervention.