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Inpatient Care

From pediatrics to geriatrics, the HCH healthcare team provides compassionate, quality care to all patients. This unit offers all private rooms, and is prepared to provide comfort to patients with a wide range of medical needs. Recently receiving an Excellence in Patient Care Award that recognized staff's promptness in responding to patients' needs, patients are ensured to receive timely, excellent care when they choose Henry County Hospital.

Treatment

Your physician will explain and answer questions regarding all medical testing, treatment and procedures. You or your legal representative must sign authorization forms prior to treatment or the performance of procedures. A parent or legal guardian must sign for minor children.

Care conferences, an interdisciplinary group meeting between caregivers, patients and families are held as needed to give patients and their families the opportunity to be involved in care decisions and planning.

A Discharge Planner is available on-site at Henry County Hospital to assist patients in making a smooth transition into post-hospital care. The Discharge Planner works to recognize and attend to the psychosocial needs of patients and their families during hospitalization and through discharge. Other services available include referrals for rehabilitation or nursing home care, home health, home delivered meals or other services as needed.

Room Service

With the room service approach patients are offered the freedom of ordering their meal from a restaurant style menu, at any time throughout the day. There is no limit to the amount of times a patient can order throughout each day. Patients' family members are welcome to eat in the room with the patients as socialization and companionship are proven to promote healing, as well as better nutrition. Dietitians also play a vital role in the room service approach. Patients receive education from a dietitian on what foods will help aide them on their path to wellness while in the hospital and at home.

Privacy

Your medical records are strictly confidential and accessible to your healthcare team to document your care and treatment. Your written consent is required prior to release of any protected health information (PHI), according to state and federal laws and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule.

Visitation

For patients requiring an extended stay at the hospital, we operate on an “unrestricted visiting hours" policy, meaning that patients can have family and friends with them whenever they want. COVID-19 restrictions may apply.

Related Reviews
  • Rehabilitation

    Everyone on staff treated me with respect and was very helpful in my recovery.

    Jacqueline Y.
  • General, Primary

    This team at Henry County really strives together. They have a unique style of caring for their patients. If you have to be in a hospital, I highly recommend you consider Henry County Hospital. It will be my first choice from now on!

    Sarai B.
  • Birthing Care, Riverview

    My wife and I recently had our first child and had an amazing experience with the whole staff at Henry County Hospital.

    Jeff B.
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