Campus Information

Effective November 18, 2020

Emergency Department

Until further notice, the Emergency Department will NOT allow visitors to enter the department with a patient. Family members are encouraged to stay in contact with their loved ones via virtual means (video/audio calls). Patients should be dropped off at the Emergency Department and visitors are to remain in their car in the parking lot. Team members will keep visitors updated via phone (see below). Visitors are allowed for the following patients/situations:

  • One parent for a minor child
  • End of life situation- this includes allowing clergy to be at the bedside
  • All other situations will be discussed with Emergency Department leadership to determine if an exception needs to be made

Visitors are required to:

  • Pass COVID-19 screening
  • Must always wear a mask over their nose and mouth at all times
  • Must remain in the room
  • Are not able to change with another visitor- exceptions can be made at Charge Nurses discretion
  • COVID-19 patients (positive or clinically suspected) visitors must live with the patient

Any deviation from above and the visitor will be asked to leave.

Communication with one designated family member will take place every two hours. Calls will take place from 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. The frequency of calls overnight will be agreed upon with family. Our ED team is also able to provide video communication with your loved one. Please speak with the care team upon patient drop off for this option.


Inpatient Units

Effective immediately, we will be restricting all visitation to the hospital with only the exceptions below.

We will still allow visitors who are:

  • Acting as power of attorney or have court-appointed guardianship
  • Assisting patients with physical or mental disabilities
  • Providing transportation for patients who are undergoing surgery or emergency care
  • Providing religious or spiritual services
  • Obstetric patients may have one visitor accompany them. In addition, one doula with appropriate credentials may accompany a laboring mother during admission for labor and for a period after birth.
  • Special Care Nursery (SCN): Birth parent or guardian who must remain in the room for the duration of the visit.
  • Pediatric unit: Parents/care giver must remain in the room for the duration of the visit expect for bathroom and food breaks.
  • Patients who are at the end-of-life may have very limited number of visitors (up to 4) who must remain in the room for the duration of the visit. This includes family members under the age of 16 with permission of the health care team.
  • Patients undergoing surgery or procedures may have one driver who must leave the medical center as soon as possible after the procedure/surgery.
  • Personnel providing services to patients (i.e. interpreter services) will be admitted to the facility for the time needed to provide the service.
  • Any other extenuating circumstances, as approved by leadership.

Please note that NO visitors will be allowed in rooms of patients with pending or positive COVID-19 tests except in the following situations:

  • Patients with pending or positive COVID-19 tests who are at end of life.
  • Laboring mothers and pediatric patients.
  • In cases of household contact such as parent/child or laboring mother/support person, the parent/support person is considered exposed and must immediately put on a procedure mask when presenting with the child/laboring mother. The parent/support person must remain in the patients' room with PPE on (procedural mask, full face shield/ protective goggles, gown and gloves) for the duration of the visit.

To protect the health and safety of everyone involved, visitors must:

  • Undergo and pass COVID-19 screening upon entry
  • Wear a mask over their nose and mouth at all times

Any visitor who does not comply with the above will be asked to leave the hospital.


Clinic Visits

Effective immediately, all patients coming to the hospital for an appointment in the clinic may not have a visitor with them for the appointment.

There are some important allowances. Regardless of restrictions, we will still allow visitors who are:

  • Providing transportation for a patient into and around the facility for their appointment.
  • Acting as power of attorney or have court-appointed guardianship
  • Assisting patients with physical or mental disabilities
  • A parent of a pediatric patient
  • Accompanying an expectant mom for any OB appointments
  • Other exceptions determined on a case by case basis by the care team

To protect the health and safety of everyone involved, visitors must:

  • Undergo and pass COVID-19 screening upon entry
  • Wear a mask over their nose and mouth at all times

Any visitor who does not comply with the above will be asked to leave the hospital.


Our Campus

Nestled on 80 tranquil acres in Oakland County, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital is a regional hospital offering specialty care and unique benefits to patients, their families and the community. With nearly 200 beds, including a Birthing Center and 14 operating rooms, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital is designed to bring the best medicine has to offer to patients.

6777 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Parking

All self-parking at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital is free. Self parking areas are available near the Main entrance and at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute entrance. Wheelchairs are available at all entrances. Handicapped-designated parking spaces are located in front of the Main entrance, the Henry Ford Cancer Institute entrance and the Emergency entrance.

Valet services

Effective Monday, November 23, 2020, Valet Services at Henry Ford west Bloomfield Hospital has been suspended in response to COVID-19.

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