- A guide of the hospital
- Patient's Rights and Obligations Card
- Rules and regulations of visits
- Ethics Committee
Admission to the Damian Hospital
You can register for Diagnostics and Treatment Department and Day care Department at Emergency Department. A future mother is registered directly at Obstetrics Department.
On the day of your procedure:
- Arrive to the hospital at the time specified by you doctor.
- Keep to the time of the last meal and drink specified by your doctor.
- Take with you:
- A signed contract
- An ID
- Referral to the hospital
- Test Results
- A pre-anaesthesia questionnaire
- A signed agreement for the procedure/operation and anaesthesia
- Personal things necessary when staying in the hospital, i.e. pyjamas, dressing-gown, toiletries.
DIAGNOSTICS AND TREATMENT DEPARTMENT AND DAY CARE DEPARTMENT
- The condition for the Damian Hospital admission is a qualification visit to the surgeon or other specialist of Damian Medical Centre who will perform the operation.
- During this visit a patient receives the following documents and arranges the time of admission with the doctor:
- A template of civil law contract
- A referral to the hospital
- A referral to preventive examinations
- An agreement for procedure/operation form
- An agreement for anaesthesia form
- You can arrange anaesthesia consultation in Emergency Department.
- If there are no contraindications to the procedure/operation, an anaesthesiologist informs you how to prepare for the procedure/operation, fills in a form with you and confirms the date of the procedure.
- On the date of the operation/procedure the patient should come to Emergency Department one hour before the planned operation/procedure with the following documents:
- Signed agreement
- An ID
- A referral to the hospital
- Test results, such as: blood count, electrolytes, glucose, APTT, PT, INR, fibrinogen, HBS antibody, HCV antibody, HIV antibody, blood group, ECG, chest X-Ray and other tests required by the anaesthesiologist.
- A questionnaire filled in during the visit to the anaesthesiologist.
- A signed agreement for the procedure/operation.
- A signed agreement for anaesthesia.
- After registration in an emergency unit, medical personnel take the patient to the ward.
- At the ward the patient is prepared for the procedure or he/she is presented with a plan of diagnostic examinations.
WHAT SHOULD YOU REMEMBER WHEN STAYING AT THE DAMIAN HOSPITAL?
- Patient’s Rights and Obligations Card is available in every hospital room and in the front medical office of the ward.
- Rules and Regulations are available in the front medical office of the ward.
- At any time of stay in the ward, a patient can obtain information about the scope of services and their prices.
- This information is provided by personnel.
- A patient has the right to acquire detailed information about his/her health and look into medical documentation, a person authorized by the patient can look into the medical documentation and inquire about the patient’s health.
- A patient’s family can take part independently or/and supervised by a ward nurse in the process of nursing the patient.
- The scope of nursing is designated by a doctor and a nurse.
- A patient has a possibility to practise his/her religion.
- The hospital offers foreign patients a possibility to communicate with the staff.
- A patient taking medication not related to the hospital stay, should report this fact to the attending physician in the ward.
- The medication should be given to the doctor.
- A patient receives medication from the nurse.
- A patient should not take medication on his/her own.
- Every hospital room has an electronic system of calling medical personnel, a telephone, a TV and a radio.
- Headphones are available at the patient’s request.
- Wireless internet is available everywhere in the hospital.
- To gain access to the internet, the patient should ask the nurses for a password.
- Toiletries and a dressing gown are available at the patient’s request.
- There is a safe at the ward where you can put away valuables for the time of hospital stay.
- When a patient is not present in the ward (due to the operation, delivery, diagnostic test), his/her belongings (e.g. dentures, contact lenses, glasses, etc.) are kept:
- in case of a single room, in a locked room – the key is kept at the head nurse or other designated nurse,
- in case of a double room - at the head nurse and other designated nurse.
- A patient can get coffee, tea or mineral water at any time of day or night by asking medical staff.
- Before you leave the hospital, we kindly ask you to fill in a Questionnaire of Customer Satisfaction available in the hospital rooms or medical front office of the hospital.
- Nurse call device should be carried with you at all times.
- If any problems should occur, you should inform medical staff directly responsible for taking care of you.
A DAY IN THE HOSPITAL SCHEDULE
- A ward round takes place every day in the morning from 9:00 – 10:00 and in the evening from 7:00 to 8:00.
- Rooms are cleaned daily from 6:00 to 8:00
- A room can be cleaned at another time at the patient’s request.
- Meals are served:
- Breakfast 8:00 – 8:30 am
- Brunch 10:00 – 10:30 am
- Lunch 1:00—1:30 pm
- Tea 3:00 – 3:30 pm
- Dinner 6.00—6.30 pm
- You can ask for a special diet or chose from the menu (ask the personnel in advance) unless there are medical contraindications.
- Visiting hours are between 8:00 am and 10 pm according to the visiting regulations.
A hospital discharge is a document showing the course of hospitalization.
- desc.ription of the patient’s condition at the time of admission
- diagnosis and treatment
- desc.ription of the patient’s condition at the time of discharge
- medical and diet recommendations for the future.
- The decision to discharge the patient from hospital is taken by the doctor
- There is no possibility that a patient can stay in hospital without medical indications.
- The patient has the right to demand to be discharged from hospital at any time.
- In this situation a doctor provides information about predicted consequences of discontinuation of the treatment before the end of hospitalization
- A patient discharged from hospital should pack their own things
- It is advisable for safety reasons that a patient is accompanied by someone close at the discharge from hospital