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Information for the community – Updated guidelines from 5 August 2021
Acknowledgement
The Women's and Children's Hospital is located on the traditional lands for the Kaurna people, and we respect their spiritual relationship with their Country. We also acknowledge that the Kaurna people are the custodians of the Adelaide region, and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still as important to the living Kaurna people today.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

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.

Car parking

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.
Toilets

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)
Building accessibility

All entrances to the hospital buildings are disability-friendly.

There are elevators throughout the Hospital that provide access to all public areas.

Hearing impaired

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.

Changing places

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.

Changing places map v3

If you require this map in a different format, please contact: HealthWCHNCommunications@sa.gov.au