INCREASED COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN PUT IN PLACE FOR HOSPITALS.
Toowong Private Hospital is practising:
• UNIVERSAL MASKING (with flat surgical mask) of everyone
Changes to COVID-19 restrictions change rapidly. Please contact the hospital for accurate up-to-date COVID-19 restrictions.
Toowong Private Hospital recognises the significant distress the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and its associated impacts is having on society in general and the increase mental ill health this is causing, for not just existing mental health patients, but many people within the Australian community.
Toowong Private Hospital is committed to continuing to provide high quality psychiatric care and services to patients across all settings of care including inpatient, day patient and community. All of our services have been modified to accommodate social distancing requirements and other safety measures introduced to contain the spread of COVID-19. This means that some of our services and treatments have been modified. It has also resulted in some of our services and treatments being available remotely via telehealth means (including video and telephone contacts).
HOSPITAL SERVICES AND TREATMENT:
Existing referral pathways remain and should be used.
HOSPITAL VISITORS DIRECTION:
Restrictions and Screening Processes Apply to everyone entering the Toowong Private Hospital. This screening process includes a temperature check; if a temperature of 37.5 C or above is recorded, entry to the Hospital will not be permitted.
Under the Queensland Health Direction you may not visit a hospital if;
you have been diagnosed with COVID-19, unless you are no longer subject to a direction to self-isolate under section 362B or section 362H of the Public Health Act 2005; or
you have returned from overseas within the last 14 days; or
you have been in a declared COVID-19 hotspot since the start date of the declaration or within the last 14 days, whichever is shorter; or
you have been to an interstate exposure venue or a Queensland contact tracing alert location within the last 14 days (quarantine requirement are directed by the Interstate Exposure Venues Direction (No 2) or successor; or
you have been in an identified COVID-19 interstate area of concern since the start date of the declaration or within the last 14 days, whichever is shorter; or
you have had contact with a person with COVID-19 or been informed that you are a close contact of a diagnosed person within the last 14 days and/or unless your quarantine period has ended within the last 14 days; or
you have a fever (37.5 degrees or more) or symptoms consistent with COVID-19 (for example, a cough, sore throat, breathing difficulties or shortness of breath; or
you have been asked/directed to self-quarantine; or
you have been tested for COVID-19 and have not yet received the results of that test
Patient Visiting Times:
10:00am to 12:00pm
1:00pm to 5:30pm
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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