For visitors at LewisGale Hospital Pulaski
We and our patients love having visitors. To make your visit pleasant, here are some special services, as well as information about our volunteer program at LewisGale Hospital Pulaski.
Information for our visitors
Here you can find information to help answer any questions you may have while visiting the hospital.
Visiting hours at our hospital
We encourage open and often visitation for hospital patients, but it is important to know that quiet hours occur every day from 2:00pm to 3:00pm and 9:00pm to 6:00am.
Circumstances may allow for specific exceptions to any visitation restrictions described on this webpage. Those circumstances include religious visitation as well as a designated support person for a patient with a disability to provide assistance with communication or other necessary components of the patient's treatment. All persons entering under an exception remain subject to appropriate infection control protocols.
Special services to ease your stay
When visiting a loved one in our hospital, your comfort is our priority. Below, you’ll find resources to ease your stay, including:
- Assistive devices for sensory-impaired individuals
- ATM banking services
- Convenient, free parking
- Counseling and chaplain services, pastoral care, nondenominational chapel
- Facility signs and building directories to make sure you know where to go
- Gourmet food service, including cafeteria and round-the-clock vending
- Interpreters for many languages, including sign language
- Nearby hotels and restaurants
- Postal mail, printouts of email messages, newspapers and flowers delivered to patient rooms
- Smoke-free facilities to foster a healthy environment
- Wireless internet (Wi-Fi) access
We offer special waiting areas for families of patients in surgery, as well as critical and emergency care. In order to make sure that you are always in the loop while waiting in these areas, we offer real-time SMS text updates so you can be informed of your loved one's condition.
Volunteers are an integral part of our team. They allow us to continue to provide high-quality and cost-effective healthcare services, while enhancing your level of care and satisfaction. From clerical services to deliveries to assistance with the nursing staff, volunteers help us expand the capacity of our staff so that we can better serve you.
The minimum age for volunteering is 16 years of age. Volunteers must commit to a minimum of three hours per week, with a 75 hour yearly minimum. These requirements also extend to those who wish to volunteer their services as a chaplain. If you would like to fulfill the role of comforting other families through our nondenominational chapel, our program is for you.