Facilities

We offer a range of amenities at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem including:

Calvary Health Care Bethlehem has been designed so that everyone can easily access our facilities, using inclined walkways and ramps throughout.

We have clear, straightforward signage throughout the hospital to make it easier to find your way around. The signage uses contrasting colours to help people with impaired vision.

Wheelchairs are available for use while at the hospital If you need a wheelchair, we’ll provide you with one at admission or you can get help at the main reception.

There are disabled parking spaces at the top of the car park to the right of the front entrance.

There is no automatic teller machine (ATM) in the hospital. The nearest ATM is a Bendigo Bank ATM located at 228 Como Parade West (Toward Parkdale Train Station) .

We provide all patients with free-to-air television at their bedside and there’s no charge for this service. Foxtel is available in the Jacaranda Room on St Teresa’s Ward.

Catholic mass is generally celebrated on the second Tuesday of every month. Check with the Mission Coordinator for dates.

For Chaplaincy Services please contact Mission Coordinator Alice Parkhill at alice.parkhill@calvarycare.org.au or via 03 9595 3211

The closest chemist is Terry White Chemist located at 270 Como Parade West.

There are a number of florists located within the local area. The closest is Bliss Flowers and Giftware at 216 Como Parade West.

Vases are available on each ward. Please ask the Ward Secretary or Nursing Staff for assistance.

Hand and Foot massage volunteers attend the hospital regularly to provide support and comfort to patients. The massages are free and very popular with Calvary Health Care Bethlehem patients.

A hairdresser visits the hospital every Friday. Bookings can be made via the Ward Secretary.

Newspapers and magazines can be ordered via the Ward Secretary on each ward for a small cost.

At Calvary Health Care Bethlehem we offer compassionate emotional support and spiritual care for you, your family and friends. Our Pastoral Care Program acknowledges your beliefs, important relationships and all that is meaningful for you. It affirms your intrinsic value as a person.

Pastoral Care can help if you are:

  • Suffering anxiety or emotional distress
  • Experiencing a time of crisis
  • Feeling lonely or isolated
  • Grieving a loss
  • Making important decisions
  • Needing support with your religious/spiritual practice
  • Preparing for death

If you would like a visit from Pastoral Care please ask a staff member.

The onsite dispensing pharmacy at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem will provide discharged patients with a short supply of their prescribed medications. The pharmacy is not open to the general public.

Patients may use their mobile phone while at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem. To use the hospital phone, dial 9 for reception.

A podiatrist visit can be arranged via the hospital at the patient’s expense. Please discuss with Nursing Staff or the Ward Secretary.

We provide all patients with free-to-air television at their bedside and there’s no charge for this service. Foxtel is available in the Jacaranda Room on St Teresa’s Ward.

For a list of visitor accommodation available near Calvary Health Care Bethlehem, please visit our accommodation page.

A visitor’s Lounge is available for patients and visitors to use at any time. The room is located at the back of St Teresa’ ward opposite Patient Rooms 24 and 25.   The room offers a collection of books and information pamphlets in many languages. Access to a computer, Internet, TV and DVD player is available. The room also features a small children’s play area with children’s books available.

Free Wi-Fi is available for patients and visitors.