Chinese Hospital offers a number of services and amenities to help make patients and visitors as comfortable as possible. The nurses are happy to assist with access to any of these services.
Your room includes a nurse call button that rings at the nurses’ station and will be answered. Your bed has two upper side rails that will be raised at all times for access to bed control and the nurse call system. For your safety, please call the nurses, especially when you need to get out of bed. An emergency cord is in the bathroom should you require assistance. Extra pillows, blankets and bathrobes are available for you by asking your nurse.
Dietary Department provides meals for patients as prescribed by physicians. Authentic Chinese food and American food are available. This is the meals schedule:
Breakfast – 7:45 a.m. | Lunch – 11:45 a.m. | Dinner – 5:45 p.m.
Special in-between meal nourishment is available for patients with special dietary needs. Milk, juice and crackers are available throughout the day from Nursing when diets permit. Jook (porridge) is available as a bedtime snack.
Dietary staff visits patients for food preferences and information regarding food allergies. A Registered Dietitian (RD) is available to assist you with meal planning. Please notify Nursing if you would like to speak to a R.D. Your family and guests may purchase food in the cafeteria located in the basement. Daily menus for patients and cafeteria are posted at each Nursing station.
Each room is equipped with a remote control television set.
Your telephone is located on the table next to your bed. For local calls, dial “9” wait for the dial tone, then dial 1+ the area code and the number. Please contact our hospital operator for any long distance call inquiry.
Hearing Impaired / Interpreter Services
Chinese Hospital makes all possible efforts to comply with Federal ADA standards. The hospital is equipped with a TDD telephone unit. Whenever possible, Chinese Hospital provides interpreters for patients who have difficulty reading or speaking English or Chinese. Please ask your nurse for assistance.