Our nursing staff will orientate you to the ward and all other facilities available in your room. You will be given an identification wristband upon your admission. Please do not remove the band during your stay in the hospital. It helps to provide positive identification of you to all who serve you and is a safeguard for our protection.
Belongings & Valuables
You are advised to keep only a few personal items such as toiletries, slippers and sleepwear in your room. The hospital does not assume responsibility for valuables including medications. You are advised to send the valuable home as soon as possible. If that is not immediately possible, valuables may be kept temporarily in the hospital safe until someone can take them home for you.
Nurse Call System
Each bedside is provided with a call button that allows you to call for attention at any time. These buttons are also located in the toilets and bathrooms. Should you need any assistance, please push the call button.
If you are under therapeutic diet, our Dietary service will ensure your nutritional requirements are met in accordance with your physician’s orders. If you need advice on meal selection or have a question concerning your diet, you may request for Dietetic service. Our Dietitian will pay you a visit.
Standard Meals are served as follows
|Breakfast||7.00am – 8.30am|
|Lunch||12.00pm – 1.00pm|
|Dinner||6.00pm – 7.30pm|
Staff members will introduce themselves to you. They wear complete uniforms with a name tag with their designation spelled.
Infection control is an essential part of quality health care. KMC has appropriate infection control practices in place to minimize infections. Patients and visitors are advised to practice hand hygiene at all times. Hands should be cleaned before and after visiting patients. Alcohol hand rub is conveniently located throughout the hospital for the use of staff, patients and visitors.
This facility is only available in single rooms. To call for internal services, please refer to the hospital telephone directory for extension numbers or press “0” for operator’s assistance. To make external calls, please press “0” for operator’s assistance. Charges for your external calls will be reflected in your hospital bill. Public telephones are available at the ground floor, near to the A&E service. Hand (Mobile) phones are not permitted within the hospital premises as they may interfere with the high frequency electronic equipment used.
Our hospital observes a strict “NO SMOKING” code of practice within our premises following the Ministry of Health regulations.