We, the critical care staff, recognize the vital role you as a family member plays in the well-being and recovery of our patient ... and your family member. Our staff knows that you too need support, reassurance, and above all, information.
Visiting hours are designated as follows:
Two visitors are allowed at the patient's bedside at a time and should be limited to immediate family or a significant other. Selecting a family spokesperson that can speak for all and is able to share information with the rest of the family is a vital link.
The unit staff may permit an unscheduled or extended visit in unusual circumstances. Facing many of the unknowns associated with critical care can be an overwhelming and stressful time for everyone involved.