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Frequently Asked Questions


Am I able to leave the nursing unit during my stay?

Patients may be permitted  to leave the unit for brief periods of time with the proper physician approval as long as it does not interfere with treatment. Please contact nurse if you wish to leave the unit, they will provide you further instruction.


Will I have access to Notary Services during my stay?

Notary Public Services are available to you free of charge. Please ask your nurse or the Director of Socail Services to arrange this service.


Smoking

Because we care about your health,Nason has pledged to maintain a tabacco-free enviroment. Please respect our tobacco-free environment, both inside and outside on all hospital property. Patients are not permitted to leave their nursing to go outdoors.


Is there a lost & found?

Security maintains a lost and found service. All found items are turned into sercurity and logged. Please call ext. 9730 to check on lost and found items.


What is the protocol for pain management and comfort?

We may not be able to take away all of your pain. We will safely treat your pain and work to keep you comfortabel. Family members should tell our staff if they notice their loved one showing one or more of the following signs of pain:

  • Facial wrinkling, blinking eyes, grimacing.
  • Gaurding an area of the body
  • Crying/moaning
  • Reduction in social interactions/routines
  • Agrression, hitting/biting
  • Increase in body movements
  • Irritability, increased confusion

What are the visiting hours?

  • Medical and Surgical: 9 am - 8 pm
  • Obstertrics: 11 am - 2 pm and 4 - 8 pm; visitation for children under the age of 12 will be restricted to the newborn's siblings. No more than two visitors at a time please.
  • Intensive Care Unit: Two visitors may come between 10am-1pm and 5pm-8pm.Children under 12 years of age will be limited to 15 minute visits and must be accompanied by an adult unit.
  • Emergency Department: On person may accompany the patient to the Emergency Department. They may be asked to leave during examination times or during treatment based on patient need.