• Quality & Safety Protocols

  • To ensure that you will feel relaxed and confident in the care you receive at Littleton Adventist Hospital, we have set high standards for safety and treatment, implemented effective protocols for specific procedures and trained our staff members to serve you effectively. Your safety is important to us, and we are committeed to providing excellent care.

     

    More than 20 years of safety
    We are proud of our services and thankful for the dedicated teams who make our hospital a safe and comfortable place to be when in need of medical attention. We understand that a hospital stay can be a difficult circumstance for the entire family - our hope is that with our high standards of safety and tailored care, that we can help you feel more at home while here with us. Our team is committed to patient safety, prevention of infections, the highest quality standards and teaching our patients how to advocate for themselves.

     

  • Helping You Become an Empowered Patient

  • When you require a stay at Littleton Adventist Hospital, you expect your caregivers to go above and beyond to safeguard your health - but do you take steps to protect yourself?

     

    To enhance safety during your hospital stay:

    • Communicate. It is important to understand your treatment plan. Know what medications you are receiving. Ask about the treatment goals for the day. When it is time to go home, make sure you have all the information you need to care for yourself. If you're unclear about anything, ask!
    • Make sure your care providers practice proper hand hygiene.  This is the best way to prevent the spread of infections. At Littleton Hospital, we are very conscientious about hand hygiene - but if you do not see your caregivers cleaning their hands when entering your room, feel free to ask them to do so.
    • Prevent a fall. As a patient in the hospital, you are at increased risk for falling due to medications or surgery, even if you are young and alert. Don't get out of bed on your own unless your nurse has indicated that you can.

    From the August 2011 issue of Your Health Your Hospital .

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