Visitor expectations and restrictions

Important information on visiting Monash Women’s.

Visitor restrictions are in place

As part of our response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have reduced visiting hours and introduced visitor limits.

We understand this may cause disappointment, but the health and safety of our patients, visitors, employees, and communities must be our top priority.

Before visiting Monash Women’s, please:

All visitors will be screened for signs of COVID-19. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

For more information on COVID-19 and maternity care, please visit the COVID-19 information page.

Pharmaceutical and industry visitors

Please note that pharmaceutical and medical industry visitors are not authorised to visit any Monash Health site at the moment.

We continue to take every step to reduce risks for patients, employees, and our limited number of authorised visitors.

Visitor expectations

Privacy

Visitors must be respectful of the patient, other patients, visitors and staff.

There may be times when visitors will be asked to leave the patient to enable staff to attend to a patient’s care or to provide appropriate patient privacy. Visitors will be advised when they can return to the ward/unit.

Consideration should be given to keeping noise at a minimum, so please use radios, televisions, mobile phones, etc quietly.

Infection control

Visitors are asked to always wash their hands before and after spending time with a patient. Please use hand cleaner pumps provided.

Visitors who feel unwell or who have experienced fever/chills, sore throat, cough, vomiting or diarrhoea in the previous 48 hours are asked not to visit until they are well.

Behavioural expectations

Patients, support person(s), visitors and staff have a right to feel emotionally and physically safe, to be listened to and treated with respect and dignity. It is a requirement that patients, support person(s), visitors and staff behave in accordance with community and legal expectations.

The following behaviours are not acceptable and will not be tolerated:

  • Aggressive behaviour, harassment and intimidation
  • Threatening language towards patients, support person(s), visitors or staff
  • Physical attacks to people or property
  • Obscene, racist, sexist or demeaning language

For more information on visiting at Monash Health, please contact Patient Enquiries:

Campus Phone Number
Casey Hospital (03) 8768 1200
Dandenong Hospital (03) 9554 1000
Kingston Centre (03) 9265 1000
Monash Medical Centre (03) 9594 6666
Moorabbin Hospital (03) 9928 8111
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