Lismore Knee and Hip Arthritis Service (KAHAS) - Lismore Base Hospital

Osteoarthritis chronic care program Lismore Knee and Hip Arthritis Service (KAHAS)

NNSWLHD Lismore Base Hospital

Contact details


Karen Drew

Level 3, 29 Molesworth Street, Lismore, NSW 2480

Lismore Community Health

(02) 66202967

(02) 66202963

Monday  8am - 5pm
Tuesday  8am - 5pm
Wednesday  8am - 5pm
Thursday  8am - 5pm
Friday  8am - 5pm
Saturday  Closed
Sunday  Closed

About this service

Patient on the waiting list for elective total hip or knee replacement; Referral from specialist for conservative management; Referral from general practitioner for chronic care interventions for osteoarthritis

Referrals also accepted from other health professionals

  • Multidisciplinary team includes:
    • Physiotherapist
  • Intervention provided:
    • Comprehensive assessment, intervention and education with coordinator
    • Prescription of home exercise program
    • Land Based exercise class
    • Group education sessions
    • Development of Personalised Management Plan
    • Liaison with GP and other specialists
  • Common referrals
    • Community-based exercise programs
    • Multidisciplinary Allied Health teams within hospital
    • Community based Allied Health
    • Get Healthy
    • Stepping On
    • My Aged Care

Ballina and Evans Head

Virtual Care available using Video and/or Telephone Wheelchair accessible

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