Your child's safety and well-being are of the utmost importance to us. We hope that the following information will help you to prepare your child for their hospital admission with the minimum of anxiety.
Discussing your child's visit to hospital, answering questions openly and honestly (according to his or her age) will help to alleviate fears and anxieties. Role play with the child's favorite toy can be an effective method of preparation.
What to bring to the Day Care Unit
3 years and under :
3 years and over:
Parents must take responsibility for their children's belongings as Medeor Hospital cannot accept liability for any loss of items.
Shortly after your discharge from the hospital, you may receive a patient feedback form asking for feedback about your experience. We encourage you to tell us how we are doing by taking a few minutes to complete the survey and returning it to the nurse station or main reception.
Your rating and comments will help us to not only meet your needs, but to continually strive to exceed your expectations.
We hope that, based on your experience, you will continue to choose Medeor Hospital for your health care.
Please have the following items with you:
(if you are covered by workers' compensation)
You will be given an identification bracelet with your name and your patient ID number. Please confirm that the information is correct. Do not take the bracelet off until you have been discharged from the hospital. If the bracelet comes off for any reason, notify your nurse and ask for a new one.
We encourage you to bring only essential items to the hospital, such as sleepwear and toiletries. Leave large sums of money, keys, jewelry, personal papers and other valuables at home. If you have brought them with you, please send them home with a family member or a friend. For safety reasons, do not bring TVs, radios, hairdryers, or other electric devices. The hospital is not responsible for lost or stolen items, such as laptops, iPods or cell phones.
Medeor Hospital cannot guarantee the safety of your belongings. We encourage you to leave your valuables at where possible. If you have valuables with you please bring this to the attention of your nurse.
The hospital's team of registered dietitians works closely with your doctors, nurses and other members of the health care team to provide nutritional care and education. Through a vast selective menu, the registered dietitians will work with you to accommodate your specific needs.
Meals are delivered according to the following timetable:
Breakfast: 7:00 am To 8:00 am
Lunch: 12:00 noon To 2:00 pm
Dinner: 7:00 pm To 9:00 pm
Wireless Internet access is available in many areas of the hospital.
Discuss your treatment plan with your doctor and nurse. Make sure that you understand and agree with that plan.
Be informed about your treatments. Ask what your treatments are for and when they will be given. Question anything that seems different or that you do not understand.
If you are having surgery, discuss the details of the procedure with your doctor and be sure that you understand what to expect.
If you are experiencing pain, inform your nurse or doctor. Most pain can be controlled. You and your health care team can work together to manage your pain.
You will receive a lot of information all at once, and that can be confusing. You may want to take notes or ask a family member or friend to listen with you when a diagnosis, treatment plan, test results or discharge plans are explained.
If equipment is used for your care, know what it does and how it should sound.
If possible, designate one family member to interact with your health care team. This person can then pass along information to other family and friends.
You are going to be provided by discharge information, including:
Make sure you are given a phone number to call if you have questions.
Discharge time is usually noon, but it may vary by unit. Please be prepared to leave your room and arrange to be picked up as soon as the discharge process is completed.
Yes, we do and accordingly Patients and visitors may also take advantage of valet parking.
To protect the health of our patients, visitors and staff, smoking is prohibited in all areas of the hospital.
Visitors are an important part of the healing process, and we encourage family and friends to visit. Visiting hours may differ from unit to unit. Please check with the nurse about specific hours for your nursing unit.
When possible, choose a spokesperson to relay information to family members and friends. Visitors should respect patients' privacy by stepping out of the room when care is being given.
Visitors should not visit any patient if they have a cold, respiratory symptoms or other contagious illness.
Children under the age of 12 may not be permitted to visit to particular areas.
Two visitors per patient may visit at one time, depending on individual unit accommodations. You may restrict your visitors if you choose. Visitor restriction lists are maintained by security.
Exceptions to the visitor policy will be made at the discretion of the health care team and based on the specific needs and condition of the patient.
In general, visiting hours at Medeor Hospital are:8 AM – 10 AM, 4 PM – 10 PM
Exceptions to the above visiting hours may be made when agreed to by the nursing and medical staff and only in certain situations.