COVID-19 Visiting Hours and Restrictions
From Tuesday 20 October 2020, visiting hours within the main hospital will be from 5pm to 8pm daily for essential visits only, by ONE person at a time for no more than TWO hours.
When entering the hospital, you will have your temperature checked and be screened and asked to provide contact details. You will also be required to sign in and sign out.
Exceptions include -
1 carer/support person with a UCC patient
1 carer/support person with a Theatre patient
Where the patient is under 18 years old - up to two parents, carers or guardians, with no time limits (includes UCC, Inpatient Unit, Theatre)
In-line with guidelines from the Department of Health and Human Services, women giving birth at KDH can have ONE support person with them during birth (there are no time restrictions relating to a patient's partner/support person whilst in birth suite). Once transferred to the ward, standard visiting restrictions apply.
Visitors to the maternity ward will be restricted to ONE visitor, once per day for a maximum of TWO hours.
Aged Care - Caladenia and Dianella
Visiting Hours - 11.30am until 7.30pm
All visitors will be screened prior to entry
All visitors must wear a surgical face mask (except if aged under 12 years)
Visits permitted in residents rooms
Visits permitted in communal spaces where the number of people per space requirement is met.
Resident outings permitted following discussions with the nursing staff.
Anyone presenting to the Outpatients Building will be required to sign in upon arrival and will be provided with a mask.
Due to the size of our consulting rooms, to maintain social distancing we prefer that you don’t bring a support person to your appointments as we cannot guarantee that there will be a room available to accommodate support persons.
If the patient is under 18 years (parent/guardian can attend)
If the patient requires assistance with physical or cognitive disability
If you have any concerns please call to discuss prior to your appointment.