It is the goal of Community Hospital-Fairfax to encourage family and friends to visit patients while at Community Hospital-Fairfax, and to ensure that all visitors have equal visitation privileges consistent with the patient’s wishes (or their appointed representative or support person) and the facility visitation guidelines.
PURPOSE: To allow for patient visitor preferences while maintaining patient and visitor safety and promotion of quality care.
RESPONSIBILITY: Patient, visitor, and Community Hospital-Fairfax Staff.
PROCEDURE: Visitation policy guideline: located in patient rooms, on Community Hospital website www.fairfaxmed.com, and available in waiting area. Visitors may request a copy. Visiting hours to patient rooms are from 9:00 am to 8:30 pm. Patients receiving care and comfort, or if determined necessary by nursing, may have unlimited access to family members and support persons.
Examples of visitation restrictions include: