Access for people with disabilities
Many people with disabilities experience problems accessing health services. While physical access is an obvious barrier, communication and attitudinal barries may have an even greater impact.
The WCH is committed to the elimination of discrimination on the basis of disability.
Disabled parking spaces are available in the
Disability access toilets are located in/by the following Hospital locations
All entrances to the Hospital buildings are disability-friendly except for the two Samuel Way Building entrances. The closest alternative access route to the Samuel Way Building is via the King William Road entrance.
There are elevators throughout the Hospital that provide access to all public areas.
Please ask a Hospital staff member if you are hearing impaired and require the assistance of a deaf signing service.
The Hospital Switchboard has a TTY telephone typewriter that inpatients can use.
Disability Access and Inclusion Plan
WCHN is committed to ensuring people with disabilities, their families and carers have full and equitable access to health services, resources, decision making, information and facilities in the public health system. The WCHN Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2016-2019 developed in partnership with consumers, reflects this commitment to create and sustain an environment that fosters equity and empowerment for all.
last modified: 21 Jul 2016