Patients & Visitors

What to Expect During Your Stay

Patient care is our most important job. We want to make sure your hospital experience is as pleasant as possible. This section contains information about services and resources available to patients of Calvert Memorial Hospital. We realize a hospital stay can sometimes be stressful and overwhelming. Our healthcare team is ready to help in any way we can to make your stay more comfortable.

Details expectation during your stay

  • Your Room
  • What to bring
  • Guest services
  • Your medical team
  • Executive rounding
  • Nursing services
  • Meals services
  • Pharmacy services
  • Patient advocates
    • Housekeeping
    • Smoking policy
    • Patient privacy
    • Comfort & pain management
    • Housekeeping
    • Family information about phycal restraints
    • Fall prevention

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Pre-Admission Testing

The Pre-admission Testing assesses, evaluates, educates and prepares patients and families for a successful and secure hospital experience. During the pre-admission process, a team of nurses, anesthesiologists and other clinicians work together to collect information about your medical and surgical history and provide instructions to prepare you for an upcoming surgery.

  • Your complete medical and surgical history
  • A list of all medications, including prescription and over-the-counter medications, including dosage information.
  • The names and telephone numbers of your primary care physician and any specialists you are seeing.
  • Complete forms about your health
  • Be weighed and have your height measured.
  • Complete any tests requested by your doctor.

Facilities and Amenities

Lifeaid Medical Centre offer a number of amenities and facilities for our patients and visitors to help make your stay or visit more comfortable.

A bedside radio service is available in most wards. Most wards also have television monitors above each bed. The television service is available on a daily or weekly rental basis. This service is run by an external company and is not managed by us. Hire can be arranged through the Hospital Television Rentals representative who visits the wards regularly during the day.

Bedside telephones are available so patients can receive incoming telephone calls at no cost. The telephone service is provided by an external company and is not managed by us If you would like to use the telephone for outgoing calls, you will need to purchase a pre-paid patient phone card from the Hospital Television Rentals representative who visits the wards daily. You can also use your credit card to put credit on the phone using the handpiece.