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Sub Acute Chronic Care Rehabilitation (SACCR)

Our team of health professionals, students and supporting staff provide treatment, education and tools to help you manage chronic disease at home. We aim to reduce the need for future hospital admissions. We communicate with your doctor so they are kept informed of your progress.

The clinic is a working partnership with CQUniversity.

Services

We can help people with conditions in the following areas:

  • Cardiac
  • Respiratory
  • Diabetes
  • Venous Compression
  • Falls and balance
  • Neurological

Services may be provided by:

  • Clinical nurse
  • Clinical scientist
  • Diabetes educator
  • Dietitian
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Occupational therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Speech pathologist
  • Social worker

Who can access this service

People who have a complex chronic disease and meet the SACCR eligibility criteria:

  • over 18 years old
  • have a specific chronic disease that fits within the cardiac, respiratory, diabetes, venous compression or complex spinal pain pathway
  • eligible for 2 or more clinicians
  • recent hospital admission (within 3 months) OR multiple hospital re-admissions OR are at high risk of hospital admission
  • willing to participate

How to access this service

You can be referred by your General Practitioner or a hospital staff member.

Referrals for complex spinal pain are only available via an orthopaedic specialist.

Last updated: 5 February 2021

Contact

Sub Acute Chronic Care Rehabilitation (SACCR)
Building 14, Berrill Lane
CQUniversity Campus
554 Yaamba Road
North Rockhampton QLD 4701

Phone: 07 4930 9009
Fax: 07 4932 5294