Access for People with Disabilities
Many people with disabilities have problems accessing health services. Physical access can be a barrier, but communication and attitudinal barriers may have more impact. WCH is committed to the elimination of discrimination on the basis of disability.
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.
View our Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2020–2024.
Disabled parking spaces are available in the following locations:
- Kermode Street car park, 7 parking spaces
- Underground car park, 1 parking space
- Brougham Place car park, 3 parking spaces.
Disability access toilets are located in/by the following hospital locations:
- Kermode Street foyer
- Basement Carpark
- Women’s Outpatients, 1st floor Queen Victoria Building (Zone F)
- Antenatal / Gynaecology Ward, 2nd floor Queen VictoriaBuilding (Zone F)
- Postnatal, 4th floor Queen Victoria Building (Zone F)
- Paediatric Outpatients, 1st floor Rogerson Building (Zone A)
- Medical Imaging, 2nd floor Rogerson Building (Zone A)
- Nutrition and Food Services / Cranio Facial Unit, 1st floor Rieger Building (Zone B)
- Laboratories, Rieger Building, floors 4, 5 and 8 (Zone A)
- Day Surgery, 3rd floor Good Friday Building (Zone C)
- Hydrotherapy Pool, ground floor Good Friday Building (Zone C)
All entrances to the hospital buildings are disability-friendly.
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.
Located on the first floor of the Rogerson Building, opposite Paediatric Outpatients.
Our new Changing Places facility includes a range of customised features not available in standard accessible toilets.
Customised features include:
- A shower
- A height-adjustable, adult-sized change table
- A toilet with back rest and drop-down grab rails
- An electronic hoist system
- Non-slip flooring
- Safety rails
- Privacy screen
- Sling hooks
- An automated door
- Facility signage with braille
If you require this map in a different format, please contact: HealthWCHNCommunications@sa.gov.au.
If you require this map in a different format, please contact: HealthWCHNCommunications@sa.gov.au