Delmont Eases Visitors & Visiting Hours Restrictions

Posted 29 May 2020

Recently the Victorian Department of Health announced its plan for the easing of COVID-19 restricitons.  This is great news for Delmont Hospital's staff and patients.

Beginning 1st of June, Delmont will reintroduce Visitors and Visiting Hours.  In order for all us to remain healthy and safe, there are specific conditions applicable to this exemption.

  • Visiting Hours:  Monday-Sunday 4.00-7.00pm ONLY
  • Patients will only be allowed one adult for a duration of 45 minutes
  • Dependent children are allowed visiting in patient's room ONLY
  • Patients have to BOOK in their visitor 24 hours prior to visiting.  No walk-ins will be permitted in the Hospital.
  • Weekend bookings to be completed on Friday before 4.00pm

Delmont is continuing to practice safe distancing and hygiene protocol throughout the Hospital.  We have recently installed Thermal Camera Temperature screening at both Main and Lower Ground Receptions for the ease of all patients, staff and visitors. 

The health and safety of our patients and the Delmont community is our top priority.

Delmont is prepared and ready to care for patients throughout the Hospital and the outpaitent services.


Delmont PERSERVES Extra Precaution for New Admissions, Staff and Doctors 

Posted on: 18 May 2020

The health and safety of our patients and the Delmont Community is our main concern.

As restrictions begin to ease, Delmont will continue to administer COVID -19 testing for: ALL new admissions within a 24-hour period and staff and doctors. No one can enter Delmont without their temperature being taken and identified.

Delmont Private Hospital continues to accept and provide care for patients throughout the Hospital and Outpatient services during this time.  Our staff members and patients are meticulous in practicing STANDARD PRECAUTIONS (PPE) determined by the Victorian Health Guidelines.

As part of our COVID-19 prevention, we have established telehealth services for our day patients.  Please click here for the Australian Department Telehealth Services Consumer FACT SHEET for more details.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the relevant department:
Consulting Suites Enquiries: (03) 9834 3600
Inpatient Admissions Enquiries: (03) 9805 7390
Day Programs Enquiries: (03) 9805 7370


DELMONT CONTINUES TO ENFORCE STRICT SAFETY, INFECTION CONTROL AND SOCIAL DISTANCING

Posted on: 30 April 2020

Delmont wants to reassure you we are operating as per normal while we adhere to the current Health Department’s guidelines.

Throughout the Hospital and Consulting Suites ALL COVID-19 precautions are taking place:
• Social/Physical distance is maintained (1.5 metres between each person).
• Upon entry, all patients have their temperature taken and must answer screening questions.
• No visitors are permitted anytime in the Hospital.
• No leave is permitted for inpatients while staying at the Hospital.
• A carer may accompany a patient to the Hospital’s entrance door for admission but will not be permitted entry.
• Only one carer is allowed to accompany a patient to the Consulting Suites’ consultation.
• Hand hygiene is encouraged at every entry point.
• We regularly disinfectant high contact public areas.

For any queries, please contact the relevant department:

  • Consulting Suites: (03) 99834 3600
  • Inpatient Admissions: (03) 9805 7390
  • Day Programs: (03) 9805 7370

 


COVID 19 Update

Posted on: 17 April 2020

Delmont Hospital will continue to operate as per normal with the following exception:

NO VISITORS ARE PERMITTED ON SITE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

The health and safety of our patients and the Delmont Community is our main concern.
This action is being taken to mitigate the risk of acquiring or transmitting COVID-19.


Thanking the community

Posted on: 2 April 2020

Delmont wishes to thank the local community for their patience and support during this challenging time. In this time of need, it is great to see local companies and community organizations support each other.
Thank you to Hadar at No Touch Thermometer for donating a ‘no contact thermometer’ to the hospital to assist with our COVID 19 screening. This effort has provided ongoing health and safety for all.

No Touch Thermometers
https://www.notouchthermometer.com.au/
sales@notouch.com.au
+61 3 9888 8771

 

Delmont celebrates of 50 years of Your Care in Mind

Posted on: 16 April 2019

1969-2019

Delmont Private Hospital is proud to commemorate 50 years of patient care in mental health and supporting our medical and general communities.  Our services consist of inpatient services, group therapy programs and consultations with mental health specialists.

We recognize the growing demand for private individual care by our most recent redevelopment in 2012 with an increase to an 88-bed facility. In addition, we currently have over 55+ mental health specialists and 55+ group therapy programs for your patients’ needs.

Whilst we reflect on this historical milestone of 50 years, we also look to the future.  Delmont values all relationships established over the many years.  It is from these relationships that we can identify and discuss new concepts for the benefit of all mental health patients both now and in the future.

Best Practice Australia Applauds Delmont's Culture

As a leading provider of mental health services, Delmont Private Hospital has been recognised by Best Practice Australia as having a culture of success.

An independent staff survey in November 2018 conducted by Best Practice Australia found Delmont Private Hospital rated 106 times above all Benchmarking Norms.

Delmont Private is an 88-bed facility with more than 50 mental health specialists and undertakes more than 55 different group therapy programs. The Hospital has 250 employees across its location that serves Melbourne’s east.

The survey revealed Delmont Private achieved a 70% level of engagement with their culture of success and was recognised with these best scoring attributes:

  • Delmont provides effective support services to their client base.

  • Delmont's workplace is free from sexual harassment.

  • In respect to Gender Equality, supervisors/managers genuinely support equality between men and women.

  • Delmont is focused on meeting the needs of the clients its serves.

Positive hospital culture

Delmont values itself as a high-profile leader in the provision of private mental health services. It aims to incorporate values of professionalism, integrity, flexibility and compassion in relationships within Delmont as well as with its patients.

The results show an improvement from the previous survey and demonstrate that Delmont is a “Truly Great Place to Work”, according to Best Practice Australia.

Best Practice Australia, an independent Australian research company, is one of the leading providers of engagement surveys. The results produced from this particular survey are generally accepted as superior to those achieved by other means and are accepted as the standard way of complying with ethical requirements.

Delmont Private Hospital utilises Best Practice Australia to provide quality results that ensure quality standards are maintained and to optimise opportunities on the outcomes.

This survey validates Delmont’s staff allegiance to its culture in providing best optimal care for their patients as well as in making Delmont a truly great place to work.

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