Visiting Hours

Information for Residents, Patients and Visitors 

Last updated 8 September 2022

Please Note: Grampians Health Stawell along with the Department of Health is closely monitoring developments regarding COVID-19. Advice is continuously updated so any arrangements may change quickly or new rules may apply on the day, or in the future.

The health of our community, patients, visitors and staff is our biggest priority during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Urgent Care Centre

Patients presenting to Urgent Care Centre who have symptoms of COVID-19 will be required to complete a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) on arrival.

Each patient can have 1 support person with them in the Urgent Care Centre.

Simpson Ward

There are not currently any visitor restrictions on Simpson Ward, however visitors must comply with the room capacity limits. These can be found on signs on the door to each room.

Visitors must check in at main reception, pass the COVID-19 screening questions and wear an N95 mask during their visit.

Visitor restrictions may be enforced at certain times in the pandemic in line with Department of Health advice, to reduce the spread of the virus in our organisation and keep patients safe.

If you are not sure of the current restrictions, please call 5358 8500 for more information.

Macpherson Smith Residential Care

There are not currently any visitor restrictions at Macpherson Smith Residential Care, however visitors must comply with the room capacity limits. These can be found on signs on the door to each room.

Visitors must check in at reception on arrival, pass the COVID-19 screening questions and complete a RAT which must be negative to enter. Visitors must wear a mask during their visit.

To check with the facility before visiting, please call 5358 8502 for more information.