Welcome to HammondCare Braeside Hospital
Braeside Hospital is a public hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient and community assessments in Fairfield in Southwestern Sydney.
Our specialised health and community services for the residents of southwestern Sydney include rehabilitation, palliative care and older people's mental health.1300 225 013
Quality & Safety
HammondCare is committed to providing high quality, safe and relationship-based care for our clients and patients. Our hospitals are fully accredited via the Australian Council on Health Care Standards (ACHS) under the National Safety & Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.
We use various strategies and structures to monitor patient safety and quality of care. These include reviews, audits, surveys and feedback from consumers, carers and staff. Regular clinical indicator review is one of the strategies used within our ongoing quality and safety culture.
In addition to internal and external professional reviews, we have a Consumer Advisory Council who reviews patient safety data and provide comments on a regular basis.
Types of care at HammondCare Braeside Hospital
Braeside Hospital offers comprehensive services for those diagnosed with a life-limiting illness in cases when relief from symptoms or pain management may be required. Our aim is to provide physical, spiritual and emotional comfort, skilled symptom control, education and good communication, as well as support for the family both during the final stages of illness and in the bereavement period.
Services provided at Braeside Hospital include an inpatient unit, outpatient clinics, community assessments and the PEACH program.
We offer comprehensive inpatient, outpatient and day hospital services for patients who are experiencing a wide range of conditions, including: Recently experienced a stroke, Joint replacement, Lower limb amputation and Fractures
The overall goal of rehabilitation is to enable people to live an as full and independent lifestyle as possible within their own environment.
Areas of expertise at Braeside hospital:
- Medical Rehabilitation
- Clinical Psychology
- Diversional therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech pathology
- Social work
- Pastoral care
We also offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services for patients with mental health problems including dementia with severe behavioural disturbances or other mental health issues.
The aims of these services are to provide comprehensive multidisciplinary assessment, treatment and management of patients with a view to appropriate placement back into the community.
Care is provided for inpatients in a structured and safe environment with mainly single rooms, and a lounge/dining and outdoor area for each group of eight patients, which incorporate special design features to reduce confusion and allow monitoring of behaviours.
Short-Term Restorative Care (STRC) is an individualised program that is provided in your home or in a community setting, such as a local gym. It offers up to eight weeks of tailored therapy to help you improve your ability to perform everyday tasks and achieve your goals in a way that you feel comfortable with.
How do I access this service?
Short-Term Restorative Care is a government-funded program. If you are 65 years or older, or otherwise eligible for Commonwealth-funded aged care services, you may be eligible for a STRC program.
If you are already receiving a Home Care Package, you might not be eligible for STRC, though similar programs can still be accessed through your package.
To find out more on the STRC program, read our STRC Guide