Glengarry Private Hospital
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Your Stay at the Glengarry Early Parenting Centre 

Documentation:

Prior to your Pre-admission assessment day, you will be required to provide all Admissions paperwork, health insurance information and a GP referral letter to the hospital.

On your day of admission, you will need:

  • Medicare card
  • Child Health Record (Purple book)
  • Proof of Immunisation

For Parents, we suggest you pack the following items:

  • Casual, comfortable day clothes
  • Night attire (please note night attire needs to be appropriate)
  • Toiletries 
  • Current medications
  • Own pillow, if preferred
  • Leisure materials (book, iPad etc)
  • If breastfeeding you will need to provide your own breast expressing equipment and supply lines if required

For Baby, we suggest the following items:

  • Clothing – enough for the duration of your stay. Please note laundry facilities are not provided
  • Toiletries
  • Dummies
  • Disposable nappies (no cloth nappies)
  • Wipes and nappy bags
  • Favourite toys / blankets
  • Wraps and bibs
  • Bedtime reading books
  • Bottles, brush, teats, formula and infant cup (labelled with your infant's name)
  • Pram or stroller
  • Own cot sheets if your baby has eczema or sensitive skin
  • Infants four months and older may use an acceptable sleeping bag. All sleeping bags must have a tog rating greater than 1.0 and should be light weight
  • Current medications

The Glengarry Early Parenting Centre will provide the following during your stay:

  • Towel and bed linen
  • Highchairs
  • Solids for babies if required

Please do not bring large amounts of cash or valuables with you during your stay as the hospital does not accept responsibility for valuables misplaced or stolen.

Meals are provided for both adults and infants and served in the centre kitchen. They are prepared onsite at the hospital using quality, fresh ingredients. If you have any special dietary requirements, please discuss with your nurse prior to admission.

If your infant is formula fed, you are required to bring formula, bottles, teats as well.

The Glengarry Early Parenting Centre is a family-inclusive unit and we encourage partners to actively participate in the Early Parenting Centre program. Partners are welcome at all times, however are not permitted to stay overnight. 

Prior to completion of the program, a staff member will meet with you to review and discuss your progress and goals achieved. We will provide you with information if required for further ongoing support. Discharge time is 9:30am Saturday morning.

For more information and to download our brochure, complete the enquiry form here. Alternatively, call the centre on 08 9246 6341.