Last updated: 31 March
Cabrini is following all DHHS, Commonwealth and other official recommendations to respond to the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Cabrini is well-equipped to diagnose and manage any patients who may have an infectious disease, including coronavirus. We have stringent infection control procedures to ensure the safety of our staff, patients and visitors.
Please note that due to the coronavirus outbreak, Cabrini has postponed all non-urgent surgery. We will continue to keep our patients updated on this situation.
If you are experiencing any of the symptoms below:
please phone the Cabrini Malvern Emergency Department on (03) 9508 1500 before presenting in person at 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern. We ask that you remain outside and follow the instructions of staff.
To minimise the risk of infection transmission for our patients, staff, residents and community, Visitors are now restricted.
There is currently no visitor access for people who have:
We recommend you contact the person in hospital by their mobile phone or iPad / Tablet (eg. FaceTime) rather than visit them, if possible.
These decisions have been made in line with advice from the Department of Health and Human Services. We will continue to review information as it becomes available and keep our community updated as the situation evolves.
For more information, please refer to the Department of Health and Human Services website or contact their dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398.
We understand these restrictions may be difficult, but we are asking for your ongoing support as we work through this together.
We appreciate your support.
Building access information
To help minimise the risk of infection transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) to our maternity patients and their babies, Cabrini has implemented the below processes:
Cabrini has also introduced restricted visiting conditions for patients. For our maternity patients, this means only partners will be able to visit our new mothers and babies during their stay in hospital. No children, including siblings, will be allowed to visit the maternity ward.
If you need any further information throughout your pregnancy, please phone our Maternity Bookings Office on (03) 9508 1724 (Mon–Fri, 9am-3pm) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cabrini would like to thank the following individuals and organisations for their generosity towards our staff, patients and residents and families – your kind gestures and compassion have been much appreciated by the Cabrini community during this challenging time: