Disability access to Outpatients

Location of wheelchair accessible and disabled car parking spaces close to the Outpatients Department and Outpatient Annexe?

  • There are four disabled parking spaces outside the University Hospital Geelong Entrance in Bellerine St
  • There are two disabled parking spaces outside the University Hospital Geelong Outpatient Annexe opposite the hospital main entrance
  • There are two disabled parking spaces located near the pedestrian crossing in Bellerine St on the hospital side
  • Below is information regarding disabled permit types from the City of Greater Geelong website.
  • A five-minute pick up drop off zone is located at the hospital main entrance in Bellerine St

Disabled permit types
There are two types of disabled parking permits - green and blue:

1. Blue permit

  • Allows you to park in a disabled parking bay (some bays have a time limit)
  • You can also leave your car in a parking bay where there is no disabled parking sign for double the time specified on any signs - for example, if it's a two hour ticket parking you pay for two hours but get four hours

2. Green permit

  • You are not permitted to park in a disabled parking bay but you can park for double the time in a normal parking bay and pay the appropriate fees

For further information regarding disabled parking please refer to the City of Greater Geelong website.

Pedestrian crossing
A zebra pedestrian crossing is located in Bellerine Street near the hospital main entrance.

Access to the Outpatient Department and the Outpatient Annexe

  • The Outpatient Department is located on the ground floor of the Bellerine Centre.
  • There is a ramp located at the Myers St entrance. This entrance brings you into the hospital on level 4 of the Bellerine St entrance and to reach the Outpatients Department you will need to take the lift to the third floor of the Bellerine Centre
  • The Outpatient Annexe entrance is located on the ground floor.

Lift access

  • There are lifts located in the Bellerine Centre, Kardinia House and the central core of Heath/Birdsey wing

Appointment check-in

  • The reception desks at both Outpatient locations have wheelchair height check in areas
  • Both Outpatient sites have a wheelchair height electronic check in kiosk

Disabled toilets

  • Both the Outpatient Department and the Outpatient Annexe have disabled toilets

Volunteers Desk (located in Bellerine Centre - hospital main entrance)

  • The Volunteers are located in the entrance way in the hospital main entrance
  • Wheelchairs are available from the Volunteers desk to assist in getting a patient with limited mobility to the Outpatients Department waiting area
  • If you need a power point to recharge your electric wheelchair please ask any of our staff

Taxis

  • Geelong taxi service has 22 disabled taxis. Outpatient staff are happy to ring a taxi for you on request
  • A TTY phone is located in the main entrance past the Volunteers Desk

What do I do in the event of an emergency requiring evacuation?

  • In the event of an emergency please notify our staff if you require assistance and they will ensure you are moved to a safe area.

Traditional Owners

We, Barwon Health, acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to the Elders both past and present.