|Most patients enjoy having visitors and they may even aid in the patient's recovery. Please remember that the patient's well-being is our primary concern at all times. |
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Quiet Time 12:30 - 1:30 PM
RMC promotes patient rest and relaxation in order to provide a healing environment. During this time we ask for minimal interruptions to the patients.
General Visiting Guidelines
- Anyone with respiratory disease or signs of communicable infection will NOT be permitted to visit.
- In the event of communicable disease outbreaks, ALL visitations may be restricted.
- Visitors must not interfere with the activities of the professional staff.
- Visitors should not bring food to the patients unless specially advised to do so.
- Visitors should not congregate in patient care areas.
- Visitors must not sit on patient's beds.
- All children under the age of 14 should be supervised by an adult while at the hospital.
- No one shall be allowed to visit patients in the hospital without wearing shoes and shirts.
- Facilities and materials for protecting visitors from infected patients should be supervised and controlled by nursing staff.
- Smoking is not allowed at any location.
- Quiet should be maintained.
Obstetrics and Family Health
- The husband or support person of the patient may visit at any time during the patient's hospitalization.
- Well siblings may visit with the mother and new baby in the patient's room.
- Other family members, close friends, and clergy may visit during normal visiting hours, preferably 2 or 3 visitors at one time.
- Well children other than siblings will be allowed per patient discretion. Parents are responsible for their child's conduct while in the room.
- Visitors may be asked to leave the room to allow for feeding time, as well as rest time for mother and infant.
- In the interest of better patient rest, 2 visitors shall be permitted to visit a patient at any one time.
- Children under the age of 14 will be permitted to visit if they do not have cold or flu symptoms, and have not been exposed to a communicable disease. Children should not visit if the patient has a communicable disease.
- Nursing staff reserves the right to remove visitation privileges per individual patient situation.
Surgical / Recovery Room
- Non-professional visitors are not allowed in the Operating Room.
- Casual professional visitors are not allowed in the Operating Room unless under strict control.
- Recovery Room visitors are limited to immediate family only and at the discretion of the nursing staff.
Visitors are limited to two adults. This helps to:
- Protect your right to privacy and the privacy right of other patients.
- Decrease congestion in the room, allowing emergency personnel to move freely and to provide necessary care.
- In helping to preserve patient privacy, all visitors must stay in the ER bays and keep the doors and curtains closed.