IMPORTANT COVID-19 LINKS

Visitor restrictions are in place across facilities please read the information below, and check this site regularly for updates.
When entering our buildings you will have your temperature checked, be asked several questions, must register your details, and will be given a mask if you do not have your own.
Please note additional family members are not permitted to wait in lobbies or waiting rooms (this applies to all facilities).

Visitor Restrictions

Ballarat Base Hospital

Ballarat Base Hospital

VISITORS effective from 28 May 2021

Visiting is currently restricted.

  • No visitors are permitted into health care settings, except for end-of-life reasons, as a support partner for birth, or a parent to accompany a child
  • Non-essential contractors are restricted from entry

PATIENTS – We will need to closely monitor any patients attending or admitted to Ballarat Health Services, who have visited a known COVID-19 exposure site

ACCESS

In order to keep our patients and others safe during this time of increased concern, we are asking members of our community to think carefully about your need to visit BHS sites.  If you do need to attend please note that:

  • Entry is only through the Gardiner Pittard foyer entrance via either Drummond Street or the hospital car park.
  • The Sturt Street entrance is only for BRICC oncology patients.
  • The Emergency Department entrance is only for Emergency Department patients. 

Please continue to follow signs and directions regarding access as these continue to change.

Queen Elizabeth Centre

Queen Elizabeth Centre

VISITORS effective from 28 May 2021

Visiting is currently restricted.

  • No visitors are permitted into health care settings, except for end-of-life reasons or a parent to accompany a child
  • Non-essential contractors are restricted from entry

 ACCESS

In order to keep our patients and others safe during this time of increased concern, we are asking members of our community to think carefully about your need to visit BHS sites.  If you do need to attend please note that:

  • For Inpatient Rehabilitation go through the entrance on Eyre Street
  • For Gandarra and GEM please enter through their respective front entrances on Ascot Street
  • All other services are accessed via the Ascot Street main entrance.

Please continue to follow signs and directions regarding access as these continue to change.

Ballarat Aged Care

Ballarat Aged Care

VISITORS effective from 28 May 2021

  • No visitors are permitted into aged care or other residential facility settings, except for end-of-life reasons
  • Non-essential contractors are restricted from entry

If you have any specific concerns regarding our response or any other issue, please email: residential@bhs.org.au or call 5320 3620.

Our facilities include:

  • Talbot Place
  • Eureka Village Hostel
  • Geoffrey Cutter Centre
  • Hailey House
  • Jack Lonsdale Lodge
  • James Thomas Court
  • B. Messer Hostel
  • S. Hobson Nursing Home
  • Bill Crawford Lodge
  • Steele Haughton
  • Transition Care Program (TCP)

Please click here for more information.

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