Visitor information

The visitor policies adopted by BCMH are intended to provide for the well being of all patients.

Please keep in mind the following:

• Visiting hours are from noon to 8:30 p.m. All outside doors are locked and alarmed at 8:30 p.m. After 
   this time, visitors should exit through the emergency department.

• Visitation after 8:30 p.m. is limited and must be approved by the charge nurse.  A visitor pass will be 
   issued for those family members remaining in the facility.

• It is recommended there be only two visitors with a patient at a time. The charge nurse may
  allow additional visitors under special circumstances.

• Visitors under the age of 12 are not permitted in the patient care area.

• Please do not visit if you have a cold, influenza, or other contagious disease.

• Visitors are not permitted to sit or sleep on patient or vacant beds.

• Shirt and shoes are required at all times.

• Visitors may not stay overnight, unless it is deemed to be in the patient’s best interest and is
  approved by the charge nurse.

• Alcoholic beverages are not permitted.

• Visitors exhibiting loud or disorderly behavior will be asked to leave.

• BCMH is a tobacco-free facility.  This includes cigarettes and smokeless tobacco such as snuff and   
  chewing tobacco.