Movement Disorders Clinic

Learn more about the Movement Disorders Clinic below.

The Movement Disorder Clinic is a specialist clinic with a multidisciplinary approach to the management and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, Multi Systems Atrophy, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and other related movement disorders. The program is recognized as a Center of Excellence in clinical care, research, and outreach by the Parkinson’s Foundation (USA). The holistic clinic consists of two arms:

  • Medical Clinic with Specialist Neurologists
  • Experienced Allied Health Professionals and Community Health Nurse. Allied Health disciplines include Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Social Work, Dietetics and Neuropsychology

Services

Clinical Gait Analysis Service

The Clinical Gait Analysis Service (CGAS) based at the Kingston Centre in Cheltenham, is a diagnostic service that provides detailed information relating to an individual’s walking pattern.

Cognitive Dementia and Memory Service

The Cognitive Dementia and Memory service (CDAMS) is a multi-disciplinary, diagnostic clinic for older people experiencing change to memory or other areas of thinking.

Falls and Balance Clinic

The Falls and Balance clinic provide a specialist assessment service for patients experiencing issues with falls and balance and affecting mobility particularly where the cause is uncertain.

Monash Health Community Continence Service

The Monash Health Community Continence Service is a specialist service with a multidisciplinary approach to the management and treatment of bladder and bowel issues including continence issues, frequency, urgency, retention or constipation and pelvic organ prolapse.

Pain Clinic

The Pain Service is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary outpatient service providing education, comprehensive assessment, intervention and rehabilitation to patients with a diagnosis of persistent (chronic) pain > 3 months duration.

Youth Adults Transition Service

The Young Adults Transition Service (YATS) at Monash Health aims to assist young adults with complex medical needs or developmental disabilities to transition from paediatric to adult healthcare services.

Eligibility

  • State-wide service.
  • Clients must have a suspected or confirmed movement disorder diagnosis.
  • Clinic appointments require own transport.
  • Allied Health and Nursing appointments are both clinic based and home based. Home based appointments are within 40 minutes (each way) from Kingston Centre and must be to address goals specific to the home environment. (NB: Dietetics and Neuropsychology appointments are clinic only).

Cost

  • No charge

Clinic Location

  • Movement Disorders Clinic Building
    Specialist Clinics Consulting Suites
    Warrigal Road
    Cheltenham 3192
    T: 9265 1411

Referral Requirements

Medical Referrals

  • GP or Neurologist letter of referral
  • Full medical history
  • List of all medications (including times and doses)

Allied Health Referrals

  • Reason for referral including client goals
  • Full medical history
  • List of medications (including times and doses)
  • Contact details for both GP and Neurologist

Self Referrals

  • Self-referrals are accepted for allied health services only

Referral Process

Phone

1300 3 iCare (1300 342 273) Option 5

Fax

(03) 9554 9151

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