Hospital Stay Guidelines

The Hospital Stay Guidelines (guidelines) support the State Disability Strategy 2020-2030 and its guiding principles and acknowledges the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

The guidelines aim to inform people with disability and their support networks, disability service providers and hospital staff of their respective roles and responsibilities throughout a person’s stay in hospital in WA. The goal of the guidelines is to improve the hospital experience for people with disability and empowering people to have more say in their healthcare.