Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Access for people with disabilities

For Patients

Access for people with disabilities

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.

Car Parking

Disabled parking spaces are available in the

  • Kermode Street Carpark - 7 parking spaces
  • Underground Carpark - 1 parking space
  • Brougham Place Car Park - 3 parking spaces.

Toilets

Disability access toilets are located in/by the following Link iconHospital locations

  • Kermode Street foyer
  • Basement Carpark
  • Women’s Outpatients - 1st floor Queen Victoria Building (Zone F)
  • Antenatal/Gynaecology Ward - 2nd floor Queen Victoria Building (Zone F)
  • Postnatal - 4th floor Queen Victoria Building (Zone F)
  • Children’s 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 Link iconHospital buildings are disability-friendly.

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


Changing Places

Changing Places 1 Changing Places 2

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.

Changing Places map

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


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.

last modified: 22 Feb 2021