Visitor Information

Notice: COVID-19 UPDATE: For the safety of our patients and team members during the coronavirus pandemic, we have temporarily suspended all visitation for adult patients age 18 and over at Kingswood Hospital. We allow one parent/guardian for minor (pediatric) patients during our normally posted visitation hours. Please contact us at (248) 398-3200 for more information.

Support for loved ones is critical for treatment and healing. At Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital, we encourage family, friends and loved ones to visit patients staying at our facility.

In order to ensure a successful visit, please observe our visitor guidelines. We designed these guidelines with our patients’ safety and health in mind.

Learn more about visitor information and patient privacy at Kingswood Hospital:

Visiting hours at Kingswood Hospital

We encourage parents or guardians to visit their family members. The patient’s doctor must pre-authorize any other visitors, and the social worker will arrange the visit. Because of space constraints and in the interest of safety for our patients, we do not allow more than two visitors per patient on the unit at one time.

Visiting hours for adult patients

  • Wednesday: 7 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 6:30 - 8 p.m.
  • Holidays: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Visiting hours for children and adolescent patients

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 7 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 2 - 4 p.m.
  • Holidays: 2 - 4 p.m.

Visitation will take place in the cafeteria. Please note that no outside food or beverage is allowed.  Kingswood Hospital will provide beverages and light snack during visitation.

Visitor guidelines

Please adhere carefully to our visitor guidelines. These guidelines are in place for the safety and health of our patients:

  • Photo identification required for all visitors over age 18 years.
  • Children under age 18 years must have a doctor’s order to visit a patient.
  • Children under age 16 years of age must not be left unattended in the lobby of Kingswood Hospital.
  • Our staff must pre-authorize any visits outside of the regular visiting hours.
  • We do not allow jackets, coats, purses, hats, or keys on the units.
  • Do not bring any glass items or mirrors, razors, alcohol, medications, matches or lighters, weapons, videos/music tapes/CDs or valuable items, including jewelry and expensive clothing items.
  • Gift items for the patient may include: books, magazines, writing materials and postage stamps, flowers in non-breakable containers, personal toiletries in non-breakable containers.
  • Leave any packages for the patient at the Front Desk. Our staff will pick up the package for the patient.

Telephoning a patient

Guidelines for reaching patients via telephone:

  • Our main switchboard number is 248-398-3200.
  • You may reach patients by telephone from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. However, patients participating in a treatment session during this time will not be available.
  • Kingswood Hospital staff will not give out a patient’s telephone number. Only the patient can provide their telephone numbers.
  • Anyone calling a patient must verify the patient’s room number or “Mod” before our staff will transfer telephone calls to the nurse’s station.
  • There is no charge for telephoning the patient.

Patient privacy and release of patient information

Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital abides by the Michigan Mental Health Code and the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and patient privacy rules.

  • We will not release information about a patient at Kingswood Hospital without prior authorization by the patient.
  • The patient or patient’s guardian must complete our Release of Information form.
  • The patient’s guardian(s) must provide a copy of guardianship papers to Kingswood Hospital.

Schedule Appointment Online

If you are having an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. Please do not utilize this scheduling feature for urgent medical situations.

Henry Ford Health System is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email

If you have traveled to China, Iran, Italy, Japan or South Korea in the last 14 days or been in close contact with someone suspected to have the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please contact our nurse line @ 313- 874-7500 prior to scheduling.

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