Brain Injury Community Rehab

Royal Rehab’s Brain Injury services are offer highly specialised traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation. 

Our in-patient service is complemented by the Brain Injury Community Rehabilitation Team (BICRT) which may be involved in your care after you have completed your in-patient rehabilitation program.

Part of the state-wide NSW Brain Injury Program, BICRT empowers clients with traumatic brain injuries through comprehensive, personalized rehabilitation. With a client-centered approach, our skilled clinicians craft goal-driven programs, focusing on daily life priorities.

A team of experienced experts in adult brain injury, BICRT offers home, community, and Royal Rehab-based programs. Our Rehabilitation Medicine Physicians assess clients for suitability, ensuring tailored care.

Programs encompass cognitive, physical, and functional rehab, emotional wellbeing, and more. Achieving goals within 6 to 12 months, clients often continue improving beyond the program’s end.


Referrals to BICRT require initial assessment by the Rehabilitation Medicine Physician. This requires a medical referral from a General Practitioner, hospital physician or medical specialist.

Referral criteria:
  • Recent traumatic brain injury (other brain injuries will be considered)
  • Adults of working age
  • Lives in north-eastern metropolitan Sydney (BICRT referral region)
  • Medical stability
  • Active rehab goals and willingness to participate.

Brain Injury Community Rehab is available via telehealth

This is a great alternative to face-to-face consultations if you live a busy life. Stay connected, stay motivated and keep working towards your goals.


Your Rights and Responsibilities

The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights sets out the fundamental principles of healthcare. You can download a copy of the charter here.

The charter is available to everyone in the healthcare system. It allows patients, consumers, families, carers and providers to share an understanding of the rights of people receiving health care.

Patients, consumers, healthcare providers and health service organisations all have an important part to play in achieving healthcare rights and contributing to a safe and high-quality healthcare system.