Visiting times for all other visitors, including only parents own children is between 3pm to 8pm. Although we do not encourage this, we ask if arrangements need to be arranged that you please contact the ward to get permission prior to your visit. Within the Trust, we have a protected meal time policy, therefore you will not be allowed access between the 8am and 8.
Home Visitors Visiting times. In , the hospital appointed its first Almoner who helped people in hospital with financial and social problems.
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From , the Social Work Department liaised with birth mothers and prospective adoptive parents. From , new legislation saw the hospital become legally registered as an Adoption Agency. In , a Foster Mother program was introduced to care for babies for the 30 days during which a relinquishing mother could decide whether or not adoption would go ahead. From , so few babies were available for adoption, the waiting lists for adoptive parents were closed. This guide contains information that some people may find distressing.
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The Royal Women's Hospital history in brief
These collections date back to the s and include ward registers, index cards and ward files. The Adoption Act allowed approved agencies to arrange and negotiate the adoption of children. It also required that agencies keep certain records. The Act also required the Department to establish an adoption information service AIS with access to both records created by the Department and the records of the former approved agencies.
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The adoption records now held by the Department were created by as many as 30 different adoption agencies that were in operation at different times. Other AIS unnumbered adoption files and card indexes were also transferred at a later date. The records management unit allocated these records different numbering systems to distinguish between the card indexes from the files. The categories of files were grouped by the adoption agency they related to and the function of the file. Newland Ward has a parents' room with tea and coffee, a microwave, shower and toilet facilities.
For parents living in, breakfast is provided if required. This is very important if the doctor needs to contact you.
Accommodation is available at nearby hotels or motels. The Hospital does not take responsibility for theft or loss of valuables. Please do not leave your valuables unattended. The medical teams usually visit children early in the morning and throughout the day as required. Bedtime is usually around 8.
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Main lights are turned off at this time and night lights turned on. The Hospital provides nutritious meals for children. Meals for parents and caregivers are available from the cafe. Our play coordinator will help your child to relax and have fun during their stay.