Brighton Brain Injury Services2021-06-25T13:04:30+10:00

COVID-19 changes to visiting our facilities

Updated 9 August 2021

To help protect everyone from COVID-19, some restrictions and requirements apply when visiting Metro North Health facilities.

  • Face masks must be worn.
  • Everyone must check in using the Check in Qld app on arrival and when entering buildings.

You must not visit our hospitals or facilities if:  

  • You are unwell or have any symptoms consistent with COVID-19, such as:
    • a fever (37.5 degrees or higher)
    • history of fever (nights sweats or chills)
    • an acute respiratory infection
    • cough
    • shortness of breath
    • sore throat
    • runny nose
    • vomiting, nausea, or diarrhoea, or
    • loss of smell or loss of taste
  • You have been diagnosed with COVID-19
  • You have been asked to isolate or home quarantine
  • You have been tested for COVID-19 and are awaiting test results (other than a surveillance test)
  • You are a close contact of a person who has COVID-19
  • You are a casual contact of a person who has COVID-19 and have not returned a negative COVID-19 test result
  • You have returned from overseas (other than a safe travel zone country), an interstate exposure venue, or a hotspot in the last 14 days and do not have an exemption to visit.

If you are unsure if visitor restrictions apply to you – please call ahead and ask the ward or facility before you arrive.

Brighton Brain Injury Services (BBIS)

The Brighton Brain Injury Service (formerly Jacana Acquired Brain Injury) provides complex and comprehensive rehabilitation for clients with an acquired brain injury (ABI). BBIS accepts referral of clients with acquired brain injury from across Queensland acute hospitals.

We work with the client and their families to establish realistic and achievable rehabilitation goals. The goal-setting process includes client and family education about the rehabilitation process and expectations of the program.

Our services

As well as meals and accommodation, clients can also access the following services:

  • dietetics
  • music therapy
  • nursing
  • occupational therapy
  • physiotherapy
  • rehabilitation medicine
  • social work
  • speech pathology.

We also have visiting services, including:

  • neurologist
  • pharmacy
  • podiatry
  • prosthetics and orthotics.

How to access services

We accept referral from health professionals from across Queensland. Carers may refer, but it is suggested to contact a health professional to assist the referral process. Please complete in the Brighton Brain Injury Service referral form and email to BrightonBrainInjuryService@health.qld.gov.au

There is a fee which includes accommodation, meals, laundry and medications.

Visiting

Visiting hours for this facility have changed.  Visitors are welcome between Noon to 6 pm daily.

Where visitors are not able to visit within these times please contact the Nurse Unit Manager or Case Manager of the area. Children are welcome to visit as long as they are in the care of a responsible adult. Visitors are asked to consider the needs of other patients in the room and common areas of the facility.

There may be times when visitors are asked to leave, so that treatment or care can be provided.

We appreciate everyone’s co-operation and understanding.

Parking and transport

There is on-site parking as well as convenient patient drop-off areas. Bus stops are located adjacent to the campus, on the Hornibrook Highway. The nearest railway stations are at Sandgate and Shorncliffe, with bus connections available.

Brighton Health Campus

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Contact us

Location: Brighton Health Campus
449 Hornibrook Highway
BRIGHTON 4017
Phone: (07) 3631 7640
Email: brightonbraininjuryservice@
health.qld.gov.au

Need help after hours?

For non-urgent medical issues call 13 HEALTH or visit your GP

In an emergency call 000 or go to a hospital