For the comfort, safety and well being of our patients, smoking is prohibited in all areas within the hospital and immediately surrounding the hospital. Your strict observance of these simple rules, and a reminder to your visitors, will help keep the hospital a safer place. Cigarettes are not sold in the hospital.
Visitors and other guests of Lansdale Hospital are not permitted to smoke within the hospital.
Fire drills are held at least once a month, taking approximately ten minutes. The fire drill will be announced over the loudspeaker system and someone will come in and close your windows and doors and ask you to remain in your room. All visitors will be asked to vacate the nursing floors by way of the stairwell at each end of the building and congregate in the Main Lobby on the first floor. When the "all clear" is announced, they may resume their visits.
All Lansdale Hospital employees are required to wear an identification badge, which identifies their name and department and bears a photograph for easy identification.
If you are approached by someone who identifies themselves as a Lansdale Hospital employee and you are unsure of their association with the hospital, ask to see their identification badge.
Every medicine that you receive in the Hospital is reviewed, prepared, and delivered by a licensed and registered pharmacist. The pharmacist screens your medications to make sure there is no potential for drug interactions and that you are not given any drug to which you might be allergic.
Valuables or Lost Items
Patients are asked not to bring items of value to the Hospital. If you do bring anything of value, it should be deposited in the safe in the admissions area located on the first floor next to the Hospital lobby. You will be given a written receipt for all items, which must be presented when you withdraw them. The Hospital does not accept responsibility for items of value unless they are deposited in the safe. If you lose something, please notify your nurse immediately.
Patients or visitors may not use cell phones within highly instrumented clinical areas. When in possession of cell phones, the phones must be powered off when carried into these areas. (Even idle cell phones, when left in the "on" position, will intermittently transmit network signals.)