The Pediatric unit is designed to care for patients ranging from newborn to age 16. The centrally located nurse's station assures constant observation and attention for our younger and more seriously ill patients. Families and parents are encouraged to participate in the care of their loved one and parents may spend the night with their child. Shower facilities and a family lounge are easily accessible for family members.
Parents and grandparents may visit at any time. Other visitors are 14 and over may visit between 11:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Siblings under 14 may visit between 12 noon and 1:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Siblings 14 and under may visit between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. also.
Great Start Collaborative
Memorial Healthcare participates as an active member of the Great Start-Shiawassee collaborative effort in conjunction with the Shiawassee Regional Education Services District (RESD). This association of agencies, parents and individuals across the state of Michigan are committed, under the leadership of the Early Childhood Investment Corporation (ECIC), to the common goal of providing a Great Start for every child. The Great Start Collaborative members include parents, business leaders, faith-based leaders, health care professionals, child care providers, pre-school educators, and other community leaders.
At Memorial Healthcare, our Speech/Language Pathologist provides speech therapy and language services for infants, toddlers, children and adults. Services are provided to assist those who are experiencing developmental delays in their communication or speech or to those patients recovering from stroke, a neurological disorder or those dealing with cancer. Memorial's Speech/Language Pathology services also include therapy for those with cognitive problems following traumatic head injury or brain surgery. Services are also provided to Individuals experiencing difficulty swallowing or those with a deficit in processing thoughts, communicating verbally or in writing. For more information, call (989) 723-5211 or (800) 206-8706, ext. 1699.