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Covid-19 Screening Clinic details for Frankston and Rosebud Hospitals.

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Visitor Guidelines

Peninsula Health has strategies in place to contain the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and keep our staff, you, and your loved ones safe.

In addition to the visitor restrictions below, please be aware that screening stations are also set up at hospital entrances.

 

 

 

  • Your temperature will be taken and you will be asked some screening questions to make sure you are well enough to visit. You can answer the screening questions online here, and show staff a screenshot of your questionnaire result upon arrival
  • Approved visitors must wear a face covering on entry. Visitors have the option to wear their own face covering, subject to approval by the health service. Approved visitors will be provided with a mask on entry to the health service if they present without one
  • You will be given a sticker to wear during your visit indicating you have been screened on entry
  • Your name and the person you are visiting will be recorded in case there is a need to track patients and visitors who may have been at risk of contracting Covid-19
  • If you are collecting your loved one, please wait outside the building 

The following guidelines are underpinned by social distancing principles. In some clinical areas the physical environment, such as room size, may limit our ability to support these guidelines. We ask you to respect our staff at all times in managing visiting privileges.

Visitor Guidelines, effective 9 July 2020

  • Each patient may receive 1 visitor per day (maximum 1 hours duration)
  • Visiting hours at Frankston Hospital are 4PM to 8PM
  • For wards AMSU and 5GN, the hours are MIDDAY to 8PM (to support physical distancing measures)
  • Visiting hours at The Mornington Centre, Golf Links Road, and Rosebud Hospital are 3PM to 7PM.
  • Any patient that has been COVID-19 screened or is COVID-19 positive is not permitted visitors, until cleared by a medical officer or under special circumstances
  • In addition to their partner, maternity patients may request an additional support person, at the discretion of clinical staff, during labour
  • Patients in Children’s ward can have both parents to support them however only one parent will be allowed to stay overnight
  • No visitors under 16 years of age
  • Visitors feeling unwell and/or have COVID-19 related symptoms are not permitted

Visiting critical, palliative patients or those with complex disability

  • Close family members or significant others only
  • Access is at the discretion of the clinical team for visitors to ICU

Other visitors

  • No company representatives, contractors or other external visitors to any area in the hospital. An exemption may be provided for urgent engineering or facility maintenance

Our dedicated health care teams are doing their best to keep you and your loved ones safe and well.

Please be considerate and kind to our staff and remember to practice hand hygiene and physical distancing when visiting.