What time can I visit?
We DO NOT have specific visiting hours, however, in order to ensure the safety of all of our residents and patients, Spanish Meadows locks the main doors of the building at 10:00pm. The doors unlock at 7:00am. If you are unable to complete your visit within specified hours, a staff member will accompany you to a door when you leave.
How many people can visit at one time?
We strive to accommodate all of our patients, residents, visitors, and families, however, we appeal to your good intentions and ask that you consider your loved one and his/her roommate when visiting. Please, no more than 2 visitors at a time.
Can children visit?
Children of all ages are welcome to visit provided other patients are not disturbed. Children under the age of 14 must be supervised by a responsible adult.
Can Family Stay Overnight?
Family members do not routinely stay overnight, however, if you have special circumstances please contact Social Services to make special arrangements.
May I Smoke?
Spanish Meadows is a smoke-free facility. In compliance with state and local laws, smoking is prohibited in all areas, including patient rooms.
What should I BRING?
Comfortable, casual clothing; Flat, Supportive Non-Skid shoes; Sweater or Jacket; Robe or Housecoat; Personal items such as comb, hairbrush, toiletries, razor and or cosmetics; Assistive devices you already have; Hobby Items you enjoy such as needle crafts; reading materials
What about Meals?
- Substitutions: Our patients always have a choice between the Scheduled Meal, A Substitute Meal, and A Sandwich, Salad, and Soup Meal.
- Guest meals are available at breakfast, lunch, and dinner and are served with patient trays. Guest meals may be purchased from the Receptionist
- Patients are encouraged to dine in the dining room for meals but meals can be served either in the dining room or in residents’ room.
- Snacks and Dietary supplements served throughout the day for those residents whose diets require it or request it.
Not sure about something? Ask!
Everyone involved with our patient’s care at Spanish Meadows wants you to understand your illness and to know why tests and procedures are ordered. During your stay, if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask. ASK the NURSE, ASK YOUR DOCTOR, ASK THE THERAPIST, ASK THE SOCIAL WORKER- ASK, ASK, and ASK until you understand!!!!