Support for people with lived experience of disability
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 advice and updates page.
If you have COVID-19 symptoms and cannot leave home due to disability or the need to care for others, then you may be able to be tested at home. For testing options, call the DHHS coronavirus (COVID-19) hotline on 1800 675 398 or view the Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing in the disability sector fact sheet.
The Women’s provides Interpreter services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. More information about interpreter support.