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

COVID-19 changes to visiting our hospitals

Updated 15 December 2021

You must not visit our hospitals if you have been to a COVID-19 exposure venue or an interstate area of concern in the last 14 days, even if you have returned a negative COVID-19 test. You may visit our hospitals if you have been to a hotspot within the last 14 days and you are fully vaccinated.

Unvaccinated visitors may be allowed to enter the hospital if they meet the criteria for:

  • A parent, guardian or carer of a patient under the age of 16 years
  • Supporting a patient at the end of life
  • A support person for a patient during childbirth
  • A carer or support person
  • Supporting a patient in an emergency situation.

Unvaccinated visitors can apply for hospital entry by completing a Visitor Approval Form. Requests will be assessed on a case-by-case by the treating facility. Conditions apply to approved visitors.

If you are a worker attending a hospital or facility to undertake a service, meeting or to facilitate any kind of work, even if it is not in a clinical setting, you must be double-vaccinated as per the Chief Health Officer’s Workers in Healthcare Direction.

Any person permitted to enter a hospital must not enter, or remain on, the premises without wearing a face mask.

Standard COVID-19 visitor restrictions still apply at this facility. This means you must not visit this facility if:

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