Facilities

We offer a range of amenities at Calvary Wakefield Hospital including:

Calvary Wakefield Hospital has been designed so that everyone can easily access our facilities, using inclined walkways and ramps throughout. All levels of our hospital are accessible by lifts.

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, you can get one contacting your nurse.

If you’re in the car park and need a wheelchair, or assistance getting to or from your appointment, use the phone next to the car park office and dial 08 8405 3333 for help.

A television is available for each bed space. TV stations can be accessed through selected channels on the televisions. Please ask our staff for more information.

If using your own radio, it is asked that you supply an earpiece to avoid disturbing other patients.

There is a Hudsons coffee shop located in the foyer on the ground floor for patients and  relatives to purchase food and beverages.

A chapel is located on the ground floor at the end of Lyon ward.

It is hoped that whoever uses our chapel will find a place of stillness for reflection, quiet time, privacy or prayer. The notice board outside the chapel will inform you when any services are to be held.

As it is a sacred space, all respect due to such a place is requested. Please do not take food or drinks into the chapel.

For pastoral care and chaplaincy services please contact the Pastoral Care team on 08 8405 3341.

In collabortion with the Wakefield Sports Clinic, our pre admission clinic provides regular classes for patients undergoing hip or knee surgery.

Flowers and/or gifts will be delivered to your room as they are received.

There are some restrictions to flowers in some areas. We do apologise for the inconvenience if this occurs.

If your hospital stay includes some time in Intensive Care, there are restricitions, please ask your relatives and friends to send flowers once you have been transferred to the ward.

Flowers are available for sale at Hudson’s Café.

Should you feel the need for a little pampering during your stay we can arrange for a hairdresser to visit the hospital.

Free daily newspapers are available upon request.

You can buy newspapers and magazines at Hudson’s Cafe.

We have a volunteer library service who may visit you during your stay. We welcome donated books. The books are free for you to take home.

Our pastoral care service provides a ministry of human support, comfort, guidance and/or prayer to all patients regardless of religious belief.

Pastoral care workers work alongside physicians, nurses, therapists and other staff to provide a complete approach to healing.

Pastoral visitors visit regularly from Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran and Jehovah’s Witness denominations.

Your own Parish Priest, Pastor, Rabbi or Spiritual caregiver can be contacted at your request.

Catholic Holy Communion is available Monday to Friday and Sunday as requested.

At Calvary Wakefield Hospital 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.

An on site pharmacy is located in the main foyer/entrance to the hospital.

Please ensure you have available all Pension, Safety Net and Veterans Affairs entitlement cards as well as records of dispensed medication to ensure correct levels or charges are applied.

As a service to you, a pharmacist review of any medication changes that have occurred whist an inpatient can be arranged through the unit manager.

Please note: All discharge medication will be billed by the pharmacist to you direct.

The onsite dispensing pharmacy at Calvary Wakefield Hospital will provide discharged patients with a short supply of their prescribed medications. The pharmacy is also  open to the general public.

The pharmacy is owned and operated by HPS Pharmacies.

Telephones are installed by every bed and have local access only. Local calls are free of charge. Patients may use their mobile phone while at Calvary Wakefield Hospital.

If you are in a shared facility, please be considerate of other patients, and keep call volume, duration and frequency to a minimum.

Mail is delivered daily to each ward. Mail to be posted can be handed to reception before 2.00pm.

If you wish to receive mail during your stay the mailing address is  300 Wakefield St, Adelaide SA 5000

Any mail that may arrive for you after discharge will be readdressed to your home address.

A television is available for each bed space. TV stations can be accessed through selected channels on the televisions. Please ask our staff for more information.

If using your own radio, it is asked that you supply an earpiece to avoid disturbing other patients.

A vending machine is available on the ground floor of the hospital.

For a list of visitor accommodation available near Calvary Wakefield Hospital, please visit our accommodation page.

Accommodation

A visitors lounge is located on the ground floor in a small area in front of the pharmacy with an adjoining courtyard. There is a small lounge on the Tibbits ward. On the first floor they are located in Kidd Ward and the Intensive Care Unit.

There is free public Wi-Fi available throughout the hospital.