- Wash your hands before and after contact with family members or friends.
- If you have a contagious disease, please inform our staff, so the necessary measures can be taken.
- Do not sit on the patient’s bed or place bags or packages on it. This can spread infections.
- Do not bring natural plants or flowers or live animals for the patient, because these can transmit microbes. Substitute your gift with cards or magazines.
- Do not bring food to the hospital, as the patient’s diet could be altered or infections could be caused.
- Dispose of garbage in the proper container.
- Please do not touch medical equipment, such as catheters, IV drips, bandages, surgical wounds, or other areas on the patient.
- Do not store wet clothes or food.
- Please help us keep a clean and tidy room for the patient. This prevents infections.
- If you have any complication during recovery, please let us know.
Learn to classify hospital waste, for your safety and ours.
There are two types of waste containers in hospital rooms:
With a RED label: To discard materials with secretions, such as blood, corporal fluids, bandages, catheters, cotton, sanitary napkins, diapers, etc.
With a WHITE label: Common trash, such as towels and paper towels, all types of wrappings, and others.