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Policies and safety

Policies and safety

Policies and safety

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Spokane embraces a culture of care that respects the rights, needs and safety of all patients and families. Our professional team will ensure you receive appropriate education regarding your child's condition, treatment and ongoing care needs. Patients and families are encouraged to share questions and concerns with the care teams.

Health precautions

Please notify your care manager if within two weeks of the surgery admission date, your child experiences symptoms of infectious illness, including fever, cough, rash, vomiting, diarrhea or any suspected/known exposure to chicken pox, measles or any other contagious disease/condition.

Please call at least 24 hours in advance of your outpatient appointment if you need to cancel due to symptoms of illness.

Call: 509-623-0400, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., .

Patient responsibility

A parent or legal guardian must accompany your child on the day of admission. If legal guardianship is held by someone other than the biological parent(s), please bring guardianship papers with you to the hospital. If custody is granted to one parent by the courts, a copy of this court order will also be needed for our records. Please provide documents in English.

Nondiscrimination policy

The mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children is carried out without regard to race, color, creed, sex or sect, disability, national origin or ability of a patient or family to pay. For more information, download our Nondiscrimination Policy.

Washington state required policies

   
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