What is your take on multiple family members in room when they have roommate? - page 6
My patient had a roommate who had multiple family members in the room, on the other side of the curtain. And actually a group of them came in around 1 a.m. The families' loved one (pt) had gone... Read More
Sep 22, '12 by Jory, ADN, BSN, MSNThe hospital that I used to work at had very few semi-private rooms, but they had a policy that if one of the patients needed quiet because of condition/procedure/etc...that trumped the other patient from having more than one visitor at a time. Everyone had to leave when one of them went to sleep for the night.
The line of cultural sensitivity ends when it affects the well-being of their roommate.