The Victorian Rehabilitation Centre Long COVID Outpatient Program



The Victorian Rehabilitation Centre has developed a fully-supervised reconditioning outpatient program for patients suffering from Long COVID, designed to support their graded return to activity and educate on the management of common symptoms. With comprehensive medical supervision coordinated by Dr Damien Tharmaratnam, and defined rehabilitation outcomes, this program provides a structured recovery pathway including:

Exercise sessions under the instruction of a Physiotherapist

Skills development sessions delivered by a multidisciplinary team including Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists

Energy conservation, fatigue management and goal setting

Stress management and mindfulness

Functional nutrition and healthy lifestyle habits

Return to work, sport and hobbies