Reply To: Clinic Visitor & Sibling policies

  • Vicki Schaefers

    Member
    June 28, 2016 at 3:05 pm
    Hi,
    We do not have visitor limitations for our clinic. There are limitations for our inpatient ward during influenza season, but the clinic is open to as many family members that want to attend the clinic visit.  Occasionally, we have child life and volunteers to help with siblings but not always.  We have not really had any issues.  An adult is required to stay with the minor patient during the visit/infusion.
    Vicki

    Vicki Schaefers, RN, CNP-Peds
    Interim Clinic Manager
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
    Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
    2530 Chicago Avenue South
    Mailstop CSC 175
    Minneapolis, MN 55404
    Clinic: 612-813-5940
    Voicemail: 612-813-6543
    Pager: 651-629-3539
    Email:  vicki.schaefers@childrensMN.org
     

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    We do not have a policy that restricts visitors. We welcome siblings as we feel that it helps siblings cope when they are able to participate. During the summer months we use summer volunteers to assist with playroom activities and control.

    thank you

    Sarah Matney

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    Sarah Matney, BSN,CPON,RN
    Connecticut Childrens Medical Center
    Bristol, CT
    United States
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