Regular medication times for the unit are 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 4:30 p.m., and 10:00 p.m.
As a part of rehabilitation, you need to be aware of your medication times.
It is very important that you are available at the appropriate times to receive your medications. For example, morning medication must be received before attending your therapy.
Please ask questions about your medications or changes to medications if you have concerns.
Meals and snacks
Meals are served at approximately:
- 8:15 a.m.,
- 12:00 p.m., and
- 4:45 p.m.
You are encouraged to have your meal in the main dining area/lounge on your unit or you can eat in your room.
If you are on a special diet, you will receive your snack from dietary services.
- If you wish to bring food items (or your family/friends bring something for you,) it must be labeled with your name and date and placed in the fridge in the dining area.
- We ask that you do not share food with other patients unless you check with nursing staff. Some patients have restricted diets.
- Food should not be kept at the bedside.
The dining area contains
- a fridge,
- toaster, and
- microwave oven.
These can be used by you or your family. Feel free to prepare your own food, but please tidy up after use.
- A schedule board is located on the inpatient unit and all patient appointments are noted on that board.
- ‘Hot Topics’ is an education session for patients and family and scheduled on Monday afternoon.
- Recreation activities are scheduled throughout the day Monday to Friday.
- Your treatment schedule will be decided between you and your therapists.
- You are required to keep your appointments and staff will assist you as necessary.
- Visiting hours are from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily.
- Visitors are welcome; however, patients are required to attend therapy each day when scheduled.
- Please check the schedule board for times. Patients who do not want visitors should notify the staff on their unit.
- Lights are dimmed at 10:30 p.m. and the unit is quiet for people who wish to sleep at that time.
- You may, however, use a radio or TV.
- Patients are asked to use your headphones when using entertainment devices during quiet hours.