Welcome to the North Eastern Community Hospital

Your safety and the safety of our patients and residents is of the utmost importance.

HOSPITAL

A Self-Check Station is located at Main Reception and all visitors and staff be required to sign in or perform the QR phone scan.

Visitors

Restrictions to visitors in the wards will be as follows:
(i) Maternity – Two nominated support persons and any siblings of the infant;
(ii) Steele – Two nominated support persons;
(iii) Theatre/Gastro – One nominated support person only – must wait off premises or at main reception area downstairs while patient having procedure.

Physical distancing in hospital has been changed to 1 person per 2 square metres/1.5 metres.

AGED CARE

Single site restrictions

1. To the extent reasonably possible, personal care workers must not provide personal care to residents at more than one aged care home
2. All employees, contractors and volunteers must notify the operator of the aged care home (as soon as possible) of:
3. any additional place of employment; and
4. any COVID-19 case identified at their additional place of employment.

Visitor restrictions

1. Visiting times: 11:00am-7.00pm daily
2. Facial recognition thermal imaging devices will auto record a visitor’s temperature. The visitor will stand in front of the device, the device will check their temperature and tell the visitor their temperature using an audio announcement. The visitor will still sign-in using a paper record sheet and make a self-declaration against the screening questions.
3. There will be no cap on the number of visitors per day during visiting times, however there can only be two visitors in a resident’s room at any time.
4. Visiting arrangements for residents undergoing end-of-life care/palliative care will be accommodated in consultation with the Clinical Manager.
5. Only those people who have received an influenza vaccination may visit after providing evidence of the same to aged care reception.
6. All visitors will be required to have the 2021 Influenza Vaccination by 1 June 2021 and have provided us with evidence of the vaccination to enable a continuation in visiting the home. Those visitors who have experienced a severe life-threatening anaphylaxis when the received the Fluvax will be required to produce a letter from their GP confirming the same. This letter needs to be dated this year.

External outings/gatherings

1. Residents are supported to attend external outings/social gatherings that comply with current COVID-19 physical distancing rules.
2. 48 hours’ notice is required using a request form available from aged care reception.

Maternity

The North Eastern Community Hospital understands that the arrival of your baby is one of the most memorable moments in your life and a very personal experience. We know how important the birth of your baby is and we will help guide you through the various stages of your pregnancy, childbirth and beyond.

Hospital

North Eastern Community Hospital’s visiting specialists perform a wide range of treatments and surgical procedures, including in the areas of gynaecology, orthopaedics, gastroenterology, oral surgery, plastic surgery, sleep studies and general surgery. The hospital features two fully equipped operating theatres and two gastroenterology suites with the very latest in medical technology available.

Aged Care

The North Eastern Community Aged Care Home provides permanent and respite accommodation facilities for 84 residents. Residents are provided with an environment of comfort, dignity and security. They receive contemporary quality care in both the medical and nursing fields within the resources available.

Contact a Patient or Resident

Patients at the North Eastern Community hospital can be contacted by telephone or email.

News from the North East

Below are the three Latest Articles

  • Aged care redevelopment officially opened

    Published: 23/06/2021   Category: Latest News

    Today we are so excited to officially open North Eastern Community Aged Care’s newly redeveloped Payneham Wing, which includes larger single rooms with ensuites for all residents, refurbished modern common areas and a new, beautifully landscaped garden. Today’s event, which way postponed last year due to COVID restrictions, is the culmination of a vision developed… 
  • North Eastern Community Hospital launches Reconciliation Action Plan

    Published: 31/05/2021   Category: Latest News

    North Eastern Community Hospital has launched its first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) to mark National Reconciliation Week 2021, which runs from 27 May to 3 June. The RAP draws on this year’s National Reconciliation Week theme ‘More than a word. Reconciliation takes action’, by setting a range of deliverables to be achieved over the coming… 
  • Specialist spotlight: Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Dr Majid Rasekhi

    Published: 12/05/2021   Category: Latest News

    As an obstetrician and gynaecologist, Dr Majid Rasekhi thinks he has the best job in medicine. That’s because despite being a highly specialised field, it’s an area of practice that he believes has the most variety. “When I did my three month rotation in obstetrics and gynaecology I liked it, because, especially in obstetrics, you… 

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Contact Details

Hospital

Address:
580 Lower North East Road Campbelltown SA 5074

Phone: (08) 8366 8111
Fax: (08) 8365 1139
Email: exec@nech.com.au

Aged Care

Address:
Cnr Lennox Street & 580 Lower North East Road Campbelltown SA 5074

Phone: (08)8366 8111 Ext 338
Fax: (08) 8366 8260
Email: exec@nech.com.au

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