Your Hospital Stay

When you need to be admitted, Frisbie Memorial Hospital strives to provide you with the best care during your hospital stay. Our doctors, nurses, care managers, and therapists work together with you, your family and with each other to offer a continuum of care, giving patients the ability to return home and to their daily activities, as quickly as possible.

The Behre Coronary and Intensive Care Unit

The Behre Coronary and Intensive Care Unit provides a closely monitored environment for patients with acute-care needs. The unit includes private rooms, all of which provide high-tech cardiac monitoring and are dialysis capable. Typically, patients are recovering from cardiac, pulmonary, vascular or surgical conditions.

The Unit provides comprehensive care for critically ill adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Experienced ICU nurses have undergone advanced training in the treatment and care of critically ill cardiac, pulmonary, surgical, trauma and medical patients.

Registered nurses working in our Behre Coronary and Intensive Care Unit have advanced skill training in interpreting and responding to changes in a patient’s condition. They are assisted by a team of health care professionals who plan, direct, and continually evaluate the care and progress of cardiac patients in the unit.

Visiting hours in The Behre Coronary and Intensive Care Unit are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Visiting hours for critically ill patients are for immediate family members are flexible and based on the patient’s condition. Children under 12 years of age are generally not allowed in the ICU.

Spaulding Unit

Frisbie Memorial Hospital’s 24-bed Spaulding Unit specializes in caring for patients who require less acute or post-surgical care. Spaulding medical staff, nurses, licensed nursing assistants, and unit coordinators work collaboratively with other clinicians, such as respiratory care therapists, dietitians, physical and occupational therapists and care managers to provide specialized and individualized care.

Visiting hours in the Spaulding Unit are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.

The Gustafson Center for Women & Children’s Health

Frisbie Memorial Hospital’s Gustafson Center for Women and Children’s Health is a special facility within our hospital, designed for comfort and privacy for new moms and their newborns, as well as women and children recovering from surgery. We strive to create a warm and caring environment for our patients in this unit. The new post partum rooms include a double bed with a trundle bed for family. Each room features a television and private bath. Our BirthCare Unit is located in the Gustafson Center for Women and Children’s Health.

Please note: Children who are recovering from pediatric illnesses or surgeries stay in our Gustafson Center for Women and Children’s Health and may be accompanied by their parents.

Visiting hours in the Gustafson Center for Women and Children’s Health are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Inpatient Nutrition Services

Clinical Nutritional Services

Frisbie Memorial Hospital is committed to providing excellent, patient-focused nutritional care to all patients by a comprehensive staff of Registered and Licensed Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians who provide nutritional screenings, assessments and education based on the established patient care plan. The Dietitians are part of the Interdisciplinary Medical team and take part in daily rounds and provide nutritional recommendations to the medical staff as well as ongoing nutrition education to both the patients and the hospital staff.

Food Services

The Food and Nutrition Services Team is dedicated to providing nutritious and delicious meals along with excellent customer service through the meal delivery system called Room Service. The patient may place their meal and snack orders by calling the Room Service extension between the hours of 6:30 AM and 6:30 PM. The Nutrition Care Assistant will guide the patient in selecting a meal within the limits of their nutrition order prescribed by their physician. Guest tray service is also available for a fee to visiting family and friends of the patient so that they may dine with their loved one.