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Extended/Overnight Hospital Stays as a Visitor

Sometimes circumstances call for a more extended visit. Before staying at a hospital overnight, check out these tips for a more comfortable experience.

  • bed_overnight_staysMake sure you are allowed to use the chair in their room
  • If an all-nighter is planned for a nearby waiting room, be aware of other visitors in the room
  • Be tidy and leave seating available for others
  • If a prolonged stay is in order, make arrangements for nearby accommodations to spare strangers the feeling of camping with you in the waiting room for days on end