Day Stay

Learn to overcome your early parenting challenges with a team of friendly staff.

During your stay, you can work with experts in child and family health and social work. We will talk about your challenges and support you to find solutions.

Each Day Stay runs for six hours on a week day of your choice.

Spots fill up fast, so call to enquire today.

This service is for families of children aged 0 to 2. A letter of admission from your medical practitioner is essential. Fees may be covered by your health fund.

Extended Stay

Learn to overcome difficult parenting challenges with a team of friendly staff.

Extended Stay is an intensive 4-night program. During your stay, you can work with experts in child and family health, lactation, social work, psychology and health.  Parents who attend the Ngala Extended Stay Program have the opportunity to attend groups including Relationship and Communication Group, Dads Discussion Group and Relaxation Group.

We will talk about your challenges in depth and support you to find solutions.

Your stay runs from Monday to Friday morning.

This service is for families of children aged 0 to 6. A letter of admission from your medical practitioner is essential. Fees may be covered by your health fund.

For more information about Ngala’s Day Stay & Extended Stay service, download our Client Information Guide – Hospital.

 

Immunisation Requirements

Please note, Ngala is unable to admit babies or children who are not fully immunised, unless they are on a recognised catch up schedule or have an apporoved medical exemption, to the Residential Parenting Service.  Proof of immunisation status is required prior to admission.

Suggested ways to access you baby’s/children’s immunisation record:

  • Ask your GP to print a copy of your child’s statement for you
  • Log into your Medicare online account via myGov
  • Download the Express Plus Medicare mobile application
  • Call the Department of Human Services – Australian Immunisation Register on 1800 653 809 (Monday to Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm AWST)

This is a requirement for attending Ngala’s Early Learning Centres and is also in line with most community child care centres for families accessing family benefits and will be soon enforced for kindy.

Centrelink immunisation requirements – to meet immunisation requirements and be eligible for the full rate of Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A, children need to be immunised in accordance with the National Immunisation Program Childhood Vaccination Schedule, on an approved catch-up schedule or have an approved exemption.

Ngala’s staff are also participating in an audit guided by the Department of Health guidelines to maintain their immunisation status for Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Whooping Cough.

 

Request For Admission

Ngala is a private hospital and requires each patient admitted to the hospital to have a GP or medical practitioner to authorise each admission.

If you are not the medical practitioner, please print the completed form, insert your details in the appropriate section and return it to the family for their doctor to complete and sign.

Request for admission forms need to be signed by your family GP or medical practitioner.

If you would like to attend a Day Stay or Extended Stay with your family, or would like to know more about what each service can offer you, please call the Ngala Parenting Line on 9368 9368 or 1800 111 546 for country callers.

Request for Admission