Visitors information

COVID-19 Visitor Update 

As always, the protection of our patients and staff is our highest priority.

In response to the current COVID outbreaks, we have made some temporary changes to our visiting arrangements. Until further notice visits will be restricted to two nominated visitors for up to one hour per day. Children under the age of 16 are now permitted to visit.

Visiting hours will be as follows: 
Monday – Sunday 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm

The safety of our patients and staff remains our highest priority, and we continue to maintain strict safety protocols on site, including physical distancing, hand hygiene, wearing of masks and temperature checking on arrival.

We apologise for the inconvenience and hardship this may cause, but appreciate your understanding of the need to keep patients as safe as possible during these challenging times.

If you have visited Sydney or other COVID exposure locations recently please refer to the Victorian Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) website for advice before arranging any visit.

 

There is free on-site and street parking available in and around Dorset Rehabilitation Centre.

Bus: Bus 527 runs from Gowrie Station to Northland Shopping Centre and stops outside the hospital. Coburg and Gowrie Stations on the Upfield Line are about 5km away. Take bus 527 from the station to the Hospital.

Train: Pascoe Vale Station on the Broadmeadows Line is about 5km away but there is no connecting bus or tram to the Hospital from this line.

Taxi: Reception is also able to book or call a taxi for you if required.

Dorset Rehabilitation Centre is located in the heart of Pascoe Vale. Address: 146 Derby St Pascoe Vale Vic 3044. Ph: 8371 9477.

We are located on the corner of Derby Street and Dorset Road, which is north of Bell Street and south of Boundary Road (Melway Map 17 D7).

A pharmacy, supermarket, specialty shops and cafés are located across the road from the hospital.

The nearest shopping centre is located at the corner of Derby Street and Bell Street, approximately 2km away.

Alcohol Policy

Visitors or patients are not permitted to bring alcohol into the hospital.

Dorset Rehabilitation Centre is a smoke free hospital which means that smoking is not permitted in any building or outdoor area within the boundaries of the hospital and there are no areas designated for smoking.

Dorset Rehabilitation Centre is committed to providing a safe, healthy environment for patients, visitors, doctors and staff.

It is expected that all patients, visitors, staff, contractors and tenants respect and comply with Dorset Rehabilitation Centre’s smoke free policy by not smoking whilst on the premises.

Please see top of page for up to date visitor information.

If you are unable to visit during these times other arrangements can be made. Please contact the nurse caring for your relative or friend.

Please note that visitors to our hospital from restricted postcodes are discouraged from attending our hospital unless absolutely necessary for care giving, and for compassionate reasons. The number of visitors, and the duration of their stay will be minimised as per our visitor policy.

Visitors are being temperature screened on arrival and at the commencement of each shift.

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