Services at Cleve District Hospital and Aged Care

Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.

The following services are available:

Accident and emergency

Telephone: (08) 8628 2399

The 24-hour emergency service is staffed by a registered nurse who offers assessment and treatment and a doctor is available on call. Cleve has an ambulance service and access to the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Emergency after hours advice is available via Healthdirect (telephone 1800 022 222) or by contacting the hospital.

Medical and surgical hospital services

Services include:

  • general medical care
  • post-surgical care
  • palliative care
  • rehabilitation
  • x-ray.

There are birthing facilities at Port Lincoln, Port Augusta and Whyalla and we are able to provide post natal care.

Mental health services

For 24-hour emergency assistance and information, phone the Rural and Remote Mental Health Service on 13 14 65.

Residential aged care

Telephone: (08) 8628 2488
Address: Third Street Cleve South Australia

Crestview Hostel provides low to medium level residential care for older people in a home like environment. Higher level care is provided at Cleve Hospital, adjacent to Crestview Hostel. Respite care is available at the hostel and hospital.

Independent living units for the aged

Telephone: (08) 8628 2399
Address: East Terrace and Whyte Street Cleve South Australia

Cleve and District Retirement Cottages is a mix of rental and private accommodation in 15 self contained units for retired persons.

Cleve Medical Practice

Telephone: (08) 8628 2003
Address: 15 Main Street Cleve South Australia
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm

General practitioner (GP) services, women’s health GP and practice nurse support is provided.

Allied and community health services

Telephone: (08) 8628 2665
Address: 13 Main Street Cleve South Australia
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm

Services available include:

  • physiotherapy
  • podiatry
  • occupational therapy
  • speech pathology
  • dietetics
  • community midwifery
  • early childhood health
  • youth development
  • health promotion
  • chronic disease self management
  • Do It For Life - lifestyle advisor
  • community health nursing
  • home care
  • carer respite
  • activity program
  • social work.

Visiting services include:

  • optometry
  • ophthalmology
  • audiometry (measure of hearing)
  • physiotherapy
  • Child and Family Health Service
  • Counsellor Division of GP
  • mental health
  • Child Adolescent Mental Health Service
  • physiotherapy.