Your Rights and Responsibilities (English)
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Your right to information, to decide about your care, to consent to treatment, to receive appropriate care and for confidentiality
For all emergencies phone 000
Postal address: PO Box 21 Balaklava SA 5461
Balaklava Soldiers’ Memorial District Hospital provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care for adults and children by local general practitioners to outpatients and aged care beds.
Patients may commence their stay at the Balaklava Soldiers’ Memorial District Hospital but finish their care at one of the neighbouring hospitals with specialist medical or allied health input when required. All hospitals in the region work collaboratively to support the patient care needs of the region.
Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.
For information on the COVID-19 drive-through testing site go to the Riverton COVID-19 testing clinic page. For general information on COVID-19 see:
In a medical emergency phone 000 and await ambulance attendance
When you arrive at the Balaklava Soldiers’ Memorial District Hospital accident and emergency service, you will be seen by a nurse to collect information and assess your illness or injury prior to seeing a doctor.
If you are experiencing a mental health emergency you can present to the accident and emergency service at Balaklava Soldiers’ Memorial District Hospital.
Alternatively, contact the Rural and Remote Mental Health Service on 13 14 65 for mental health counselling, support and information 24 hours, 7 days.
Parking is available at the front of the hospital off of War Memorial Drive. There is also disabled parking on site.
Balaklava Soldiers’ Memorial District Hospital has full disability access. If you have special needs and are unsure, please contact reception who will assist you with your specific enquiry.