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Routine admissions are made between 8.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m.

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    Emergency admissions are made at all times.

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    General, semi-private and private beds/rooms are avail- able at varying costs. For details of room/bed charges refer to page 32 . It is important to note that the charge is only for the room/bed and does not include other costs which will depend on the type of bed facility available i.e. private, semi-private or general.

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    If husband and wife require admission at the same time they will be accommodated in separate rooms.

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    If you are claiming reimbursement of your bills, please inform the admitting office at the time of admission.

NURSING SERVICES

When you are at C.M.C. as an in-patient, your requirements will be looked after by the nursing services. They will carry out the treatment planned by your doctors,make arrangements for your tests/investigations and give constant feed back to your doctor about your progress. They will look after your convenience and comfort as a patient. You are free to contact your ward sister and seek her advice/assistance in all matters concerning your inpatient needs.

SPIRITUAL & PASTORAL CARE :

Spiritual and pastoral care are offered to all patients and their families by the Chaplaincy Department. It is located in the ground floor of the main building near the Chapel. The telephone number is 2016. For further information on Chaplaincy, see page 52.

SUPPORT SERVICES FOR INPATIENTS

DIET

CMC has a Dietary Department which serves vegetarian, non-vegetarian,western and special diets at the bedside of patients at meal times. Food for the attendant

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of the patient also can be had from the dietary. Nutritious food is prepared and served under strict standards of hygiene using modern equipment and fully competent staff.

It is not advisable to give the patient food purchased from outside since the method of preparation and the environment in which it is prepared,may not be clean and hygienic.

Breakfast

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7.30

to

8.30 a.m.

Lunch

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12

to

1.00 p.m.

Tea/refreshments

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3.00

to

4.00 p.m.

Dinner

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6.30

to

7.30 p.m.

However, cooking in the wards is strictly prohibited.

Meal Timings

For patients in wards

Diet

General Ward

Veg & Non-Veg

90.00

Private Ward 130.00

ATTENDANTS

It is compulsory to bring one lady attendant to stay in the ward with the patient. In private rooms a camp cot is available for the attendant.

If a private patient does not bring a lady attendant but is in need of one he should approach the ward sister through whom an ayah can be arranged at a nominal cost. Male attendants are permitted only during visiting hours and meal times. Patients should obtain passes(2) from the ward sister for attendants and relatives bringing food. It should be returned to the sister-incharge on discharge. Only a lady attendant is allowed to stay with the patient during the night.

CHAPLAINCY LIBRARY The Chaplaincy Department runs a library which is in the Ida S.Scudder Centenary Center. A wide range of reading

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