Patients are able to get in and out of bed in Unit 2A much safer due to new bedside safety mats designed to prevent falls. The mats, which were made possible through a Volunteer Association/Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE grant, have beveled edges for easy patient transfers from wheelchairs and lifts, and non-slip surfaces and padding underneath.
The Nutrition and Food Service team works collaboratively to ensure food is of high quality, nutritious and safe as well as compliant to prescribed diet orders.
Patient meals and snacks are prepared fresh by certified cooks and trained staff, using the cook/chill method.
Meal delivery times are approximately:
Each unit is equipped with a pantry kitchenette, stocked with items for patient consumption.
Meals are based on a menu cycle. If you have food preferences or allergies please inform your primary care provider, nurse, or dietitian. The Nutrition and Food Service Department is pleased to offer Expressly For You, a room service program where patients are able to place their meal orders through a Host/Hostess using iPad technology.
For Cafeteria information, please see Cafeteria