"My rehabilitation journey"

About: Cabrini Hospital - Malvern Wonthaggi Hospital / Armitage House

(as the patient),

I developed the illness Guillain–Barré a few years ago so was in hospital and rehabilitation for six and a half months at Cabrini Malvern.

I was in a wheelchair for over a year and could barely wiggle my toes. Eventually I was transferred to Armitage House in Wonthaggi where I met up with the physio. They persevered with me so I eventually learnt to walk with a walker. I still have a long way to go with balance problems and my legs are still very heavy and hope to walk on my own, but wanted to say thank you.


Response from Jan Child, CEO, Bass Coast Health 12 months ago
Jan Child
Bass Coast Health
Submitted on 10/07/2019 at 13:48
Published on Care Opinion at 13:49

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Dear vgbee,

Wow - what a long and arduous few years you have had. And then in the midst of your journey you take the time to thank our team at Wonthaggi - how amazing that you have done that - thank you! I know the staff will be really chuffed. I hope that we can continue to support you on your journey - I wish you all the very best.

Kind Regards,


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