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Patients & Visitors

Patients & Visitors

Convenient & Professional Services with a Personal Touch

At the patient & visitors area, you can learn more about our hospital and have any of your questions answered by our friendly staff. Visiting the hospital is not something many people look forward to, but we have gone above and beyond to ensure your time with us is as convenient and enjoyable as possible. Here you can learn more about the various services available to patients and visitors.

General Information

The Information Desk is located inside the main entrance. Attendants are available to assist with room direction and other information.

Visiting Hours

We understand the importance of visitors for our patients' emotional, mental and spiritual well-being. Family, friends and clergy may visit during the hours listed below. Please be advised, visitors may be asked by staff to leave, especially if a patient needs rest. Any visitor with symptoms or signs of a communicable illness or disease should not visit the hospital. Also, due to infection control guidelines, children under a certain age may not visit specific areas, as indicated below.

General Medical/Surgical Units

  • Visiting hours are open.

Mother/Baby Unit

  • Visiting hours are open.

Labor and Delivery Unit

  • To provide an environment where the patient can be supported by family members during their hospitalization yet allow medical staff to provide the highest level of care, visitors will be allowed in LDR based upon the patient’s condition and at the discretion of the attending physician/nurse in consultation with the patient.

  • Additional visitors are welcome to wait in the family lounge area, which is located on the LDR unit.

Intensive Care

  • Visiting hours are tailored to fit the needs of our patients. Please check with the nurse about appropriate visiting hours for your loved one by calling 812.254.8852.

Acute Rehabilitation Unit

  • In general, visiting hours are limited to daily after 3 p.m. to allow patients to fully participate in their rehabilitation program. Please check with the nurse about appropriate visiting hours for your loved one by calling 812.254.8887.

Transitions Behavioral Unit

  • Check with the unit regarding visitation hours by calling 812.254.8886.

Parking

Visitors are welcome to use the main parking lot in the front of the hospital.

Lounges

There are several lounges throughout the hospital on the various units. Family and friends of those having surgery may want to stay in the surgery lounge located next to the same day surgery unit.

Patient Billing

A customer service representative is available to answer specific financial questions or to receive a payment Monday through Friday off the main lobby of the hospital.

Telephones/Cellular Phones

In most cases, cell phones and pagers may be used in the hospital. Please check with the nurse prior to using your mobile device.

Smoking

The Daviess Community Hospital Campus is smoke-free - no smoking is allowed.

Short-Term Lodging

There are several nearby hotels in Washington. Speak with your nurse if you need assistance in finding lodging.

Contact Us

We are committed to improving the health of people who live in our community. If at any time you feel that care is less than excellent, please feel free to contact the Office of Patient Experience for resolution at (812) 254-2760 x 4500. The Chief Patient Experience Officer will work with you to resolve the issue. If you are not satisfied with the resolution, you can reach out to any member of the Daviess Community Hospital Administration or the organizations listed below.

Indiana State Department of Health
2 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-1325

Office of Quality and Patient Safety

The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(800) 994-6610