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What are the policies in decking of patient?

 Decking of patients for assignment to a room shall be done on pay patients only.

In cases where all private rooms are full, patients are decked on a first come first serve basis as the case maybe.

Decking will be done in such a way pay patients already admitted in the hospital but without private rooms shall be decked together with patients with reservation in chronological order as they come or as reservations are made.

Decking of patients will be properly logged-in in a logbook provided for the purpose.


What are the policies in room reservation?

Reservations to occupy a private room shall be done only a day before admission.

Only the admitting physician or the patient’s nearest of kin can request for a room reservation.

Hospital employees are not allowed to make any room reservation for a patient if this hospital employee is not a close relative of the patient to be admitted.

Under no circumstances should reservation for a room by the attending physician, the patient or a friend/relative in the hospital be entertained if done more than a day before admission.

What are the schedules of visiting hours?

10:00a.m. - 12:00 Noon

5:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.


What are the policies of dietary upon admission; change of diet; discharge?

 The diet of the new admission, after the diet list has been submitted to the dietary services takes effect immediately upon receipt of noticed as reflected in the Dietary Service admission sheet.

The Dietary Service should be notified by the nurse on duty of the discharge, change of room and bed of patients before meal hours to facilitate effective food distribution.

Any notice of admission, discharge or change of diet received by phone should be duly noted down in the diet list.

Changes of diets received between:

6:00a.m. - 10:30a.m. will take effect at lunch

10:30a.m. - 3:00p.m. will take effect at supper

5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. will take effect at breakfast

Note : Changes will take effect immediately if there’s food available for the specific order.