Visiting Hours for Scotland Memorial Hospital
General visiting hours are 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Intensive Care visiting hours: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the odd hours for 30 minutes only. If you are a patient in The Women’s Center please check with the staff regarding their visiting regulations. Liberal visiting arrangements may be made for families of surgical patients on the day of surgery.

General guidelines for visitors:

  • Visitors may not smoke while on the campus of Scotland Memorial Hospital.
  • Visitors must dress appropriately and must wear shirts and shoes.
  • No more than two visitors are allowed at the bedside at one time.
  • People with colds, sore throats or any contagious diseases should not visit patients.
  • Visits should be kept short.
  • Visitors should maintain a quiet environment and avoid unnecessary noise.
  • Visitors may be asked to leave the room during tests or treatments or when the doctor or nurse needs to see the patient.
  • In the event that a visitor needs to remain with the patient past visiting hours, arrangements can be made through the patient’s nurse. Access to the hospital between 8:30 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. is permitted through the Emergency Center entrance only.

Waiting Areas
There are specially designated lounge areas for visitors on each patient floor and on the main floor in the lobby. Specific waiting areas have been designated for families of patients in the critical care units and the Emergency Department. Family members who accompany a surgical patient may wait in the Outpatient Waiting Room.

Cafeteria
The Sinclair Dining Room is located on the first floor of the hospital, just off of the main hospital entrance. It is open daily:

Breakfast: 6:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Lunch: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Sun – Fri); Snacks available on Saturday

Soup, Sandwiches and Snacks available from 2:45 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Vending Machines
Vending machines for snacks and beverages are located on the first floor outside of the Sinclair Dining Room, in the Emergency Center Waiting Room, and in the Outpatient Waiting Room. They are available 24 hours a day.

Meditation Chapel
A meditation chapel is located on the first floor next to the main lobby. Visitors of all faiths are welcome to visit the chapel for worship services, prayer, and quiet reflection.

Gift Shop
The Scotch Bonnet Gift Shop, staffed by volunteers, offers gift items, jewelry, magazines, greeting cards, stamps, candy, toiletries, flowers and plants. Cash, check, and credit cards are accepted.

The Gift Shop hours are:

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday

1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday

Parking
Free parking for patients and visitors is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Parking for outpatient services is located on the side of the hospital facing Highway 74 Bypass. Visitors to the Emergency Center may park in the designated Emergency Center parking lot. Patients and visitors are cautioned not to park in reserved areas or physician-designated areas. Please be sure to lock your car and don’t leave valuables in sight. If you are leaving the hospital at night and would like an escort to your vehicle, please ask the nursing staff to call a Security Officer.