Visitor information

We encourage you to visit your loved ones while they are in hospital as it can help their recovery.

 Patient, caregiver, visitor information

Visiting hours

Visiting hours may vary, please check with our nurses before visiting.

Monday to Friday, 12.00pm to 1.30pm and 4.00pm to 8.00pm.

Saturday and Sunday, 10.00am to 8.00pm.

Please speak to our nurses if you need to visit outside these times. Visits during group and individual activity times are discouraged to ensure patients have the best opportunity to access comprehensive treatment programs.

Carer and family sessions

We encourage carers and family members to attend our carer and family sessions to gain an insight into mental illness and how to support loved ones.

Our carer and family sessions provide education about mental illness and information about how to support your loved ones and yourself.

Sessions are run separate to patients to provide carers and families a chance to seek general advice and support.

Date: first Wednesday of each month

Time: 5.00pm

RSVP: (02) 9715 9200.

Smoke free

At St John of God Burwood Hospital we encourage you to be smoke free and provide supportive therapies to help would like help to stop smoking.  However, we do permit smoking in designated outdoor areas.

All internal spaces are smoke free to create a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for patients, visitors and caregivers. 


You can access our main entrance, which is open from 8.00am to 8.30pm, via Grantham Street.

Please ask our reception staff if you need further information including directions once you come to the hospital.