Services at Snowtown Hospital

The following services are available:

Accident and emergency

There is 24-hour accident and emergency coverage provided by nurses on site, with general practitioners on call.  Patients who require urgent attention may need to be transferred to another hospital with additional services.

Medical and surgical hospital services

We provide:

  • general medical care
  • palliative care
  • Meals on Wheels
  • child and youth health services
  • outpatient services. 

Medical services are provided by visiting general practitioners only, as there are no resident doctors in Snowtown.

Community health services

Telephone (08) 8842 6500

Among services we offer are:

  • aged care assessment
  • diabetes education
  • dietetics
  • flexible care packages
  • health promotion
  • home nursing and domiciliary care
  • men’s health
  • mental health
  • occupational therapy
  • palliative care
  • podiatry
  • social work
  • speech pathology
  • women's health.

Day care and leisure activity group

Telephone: (08) 8865 2400

Our community health programs and activities include day care for the frail aged, younger people with disabilities and people with dementia and related disorders.

The Snowtown Leisure Activity Group meets on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Residential aged care

Telephone: (08) 8865 2400

We have aged care accommodation at the hospital and at Lumeah Homes.