Brockville General Hospital Visiting Policy

Visitors are permitted at any time during the day with permission from the health care team. Immediate family members may visit critically ill patients at any time. Children under 12 years old are not permitted to visit, except with permission of the health care team. A limit of two visitors per patient is recommended, this number can be increased with permission of the health care team. OR and Day Surgery patients may have one escort.One parent is encouraged to stay with a paediatric patient. Please check with the nursing floors for any visiting restrictions.

Visiting hours will ultimately be decided by the patient and the health care team. Nursing personnel monitor our patients' tolerance for visitors, and may adjust schedules and routines to meet patient and family needs. The patient's clinical status and social and emotional needs will be considered in every instance. Visitors who are feeling ill and/or have a fever are asked not to enter the hospital to visit. All visitors are required to use the hand sanitizers when entering and leaving the hospital. Visitors are required to wear provided protective apparel when visiting a patient in isolation.