Children over the age of 12 may visit, but must be accompanied and supervised at all times by a responsible adult.
Visitation by children under the age of 12 must be pre-arranged with the unit staff.
Two visitors are permitted in a patient room at one-time.
One overnight visitor may be permitted in a private patient room and one in a semi-private room if the visitor is the same gender as the patient(s). Overnight visitors are not permitted in ICU patient rooms.
The visitor must go to the West Pavilion lobby Security desk at 8 p.m. obtain a security ID for overnight visitation. Overhead announcements will be made at 7:30 p.m. alerting visitors that visiting hours have come to a close for the day.
All visitors with evidence of even mild communicable illnesses or infections, or who have recently been exposed to the same, will not be permitted to visit.
Since patient care is our first priority – there may be times and or situations where the visitor will be asked to leave the room or end their visit.
All visitors must abide by the Henry Ford Hospital Visitor Commitment.
No food, drinks nor live plants/flowers may be brought into the ICU, P2 or H6 patient care areas.
Cell phone use is prohibited in the Intensive Care Units.
After-hours visitation - for all Henry Ford Hospital visitors after 8 p.m.
The nursing and healthcare team may allow exceptions to the standard visiting hours based on a patient’s condition such as newly admitted, laboring, critically ill, emergency surgery, actively dying, mentally challenged and/or communication barriers.
After 8 p.m., all visitors, meeting the listed exceptions, must be 18 years of age or older and must check-in with the Henry Ford Hospital Security in the West Pavilion lobby.
Each visitor will be screened, registered and receive a photo ID
If a member of the health care team calls in a visitor after-hours, he/she must notify Security at (313) 916-6264 or (313) 916-6265
If a visitor arrives after-hours, Security will call the patient’s unit for permission for the visitor to visit if one of the exception conditions exists
All visitors must visibly wear a Security issued picture ID badge with the current date and must be renewed daily.
Any visitor not visibly wearing the ID badge will be asked to return to Security or leave the facility.
The West Pavilion lobby is the only area where families and visitors may remain after 8 p.m. All waiting rooms and public areas are closed to non-HFH employees after hours.