Support for people with lived experience of disability

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The Women’s Disability Liaison Officer is available to support you, your family and carers to use the Women’s health services and access the care and treatment you need, in particular, if COVID-19 measures are impacting your access to services.

Our Disability Liaison Officer can offer you, your family and carers:

  • General support and advice on accessing women’s healthcare and services, including arrangements for transporting you to and from appointments.
  • Specific support to book into our hospital’s clinical services including maternity, gynaecological, sexual and reproductive health, allied health and other hospital services.
  • Support to find services at other hospitals, healthcare providers and organisations.
  • Assistance by helping your care team to understand your specific needs and making you are provided with safe, accessible and inclusive care during your hospital stay and outpatient clinic appointments.
  • Support with using services such as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Up-to-date COVID-19 information

For up-to-date guidance from the Women’s on COVID-19, please visit our COVID-19 Information Hub.

The Victorian Department of Health website offers information about COVID-19 for people with disability and people caring for them.

Interpreter support

The Women’s provides Interpreter services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. More information about interpreter support.

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