Disability Liaison Officer

disability-liaison-officerSt Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne has a dedicated Disability Liaison Officer. The role assists people with disability, their families and carers to access services at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.

The Disability Liaison Officer can support you and your healthcare team to access safe, accessible and more inclusive care during your hospital stay and when attending outpatient appointments. They can provide you with any information you need, including connecting you with other health and human services.

The role has a strong focus on making sure that you can access COVID-19 screening and treatment easily.

Our services

The Disability Liaison Officer:

  • Supports people with disability to access COVID-19 assessment and treatment
  • Supports people with disability to access the health services they require
  • Provides disability-specific advice and support to the hospital
  • Identifies and reduces barriers to health service accessibility for people with disability

Contact us

If you are a person living with disability and you’d like to discuss your care or health service access, please be in touch via email; otherwise, ask a St Vincent’s staff member to assist you.

Email: DisabilityLiaisonOfficerSVHM@svha.org.au

Available: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

COVID-19 Resources

Worried you may have coronavirus? The St Vincent’s COVID-19 Advice Line is open from 8 am to 6 pm Monday to Sunday. Call on 1800 444 511.

View further general information about access St Vincent’s services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Call to Test

If you have COVID-19 symptoms and cannot leave home due to disability or the need to care for others, then you can get tested at home. View information about the Call to Test service in Easy English.

To access the Call-to-Test service, call the Victorian COVID-19 hotline on 1800 675 398 and select option 9.

Additional COVID-19 Resources for People with Disability

Other Resources for People with Disability

General Patient Information and Services at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

View information for those who are deaf or hard of hearing or for information regarding Patient Representative Officers, then navigate to the relevant section.

View campus information.

View information on preparing for hospital.

View accommodation options for families and visitors.

View the full list of patient information and services.