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Hospital Room Amenities at MidMichigan Medical Center - West Branch

We have a mixture of semi-private and private rooms at MidMichigan Medical Center - West Branch. If you have a preference, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you. Keep in mind that not all insurance policies will reimburse for private rooms, if semi-private rooms are available.

  • Room - Your room has been carefully chosen for you based on the type of medical care you will need and the appropriate nursing unit that can provide that care for you. If you would prefer a private room, every effort will be made to obtain one for you, based on availability. If you would like to move to a different room for any reason, ask your nurse.
  • Bedside Assistance - Once you arrive in your room, your nurse will show you how to operate the bed controls, use the bed rails, and the locations of the call button. There also is a call bell cord in the bathroom. Do not hesitate to use the call button at your bedside or in the bathroom if you need assistance.
  • Hospital Bed - Once you arrive in your room, your nurse will show you how to operate the bed controls, use the bed rails, and the locations of the call button. There also is a call bell cord in the bathroom. Do not hesitate to use the call button at your bedside or in the bathroom if you need assistance.
  • Room Temperature - If your room is too hot or too cold, please inform your nurse or the person who cleans your room.
  • Television - All rooms have Cable TVs. There is no additional charge for this service.
  • Phone - All rooms have telephones with free local calls. If you wish to make long distance calls, we recommend you bring a pre-paid phone card. Patients may receive incoming calls. The phone number to your patient room is located on the telephone. Cell phones are prohibited in patient areas.
  • Bathrooms - All rooms have toilets and sinks; some also have showers.
  • Meal Service - Each day before 11 a.m. your menu for tomorrow will be delivered to you by a dietary clerk. Please circle the foods you would like for each meal. A dietary clerk will visit you after lunch each day to collect your menu and to assist you with selecting your meals or to answer any questions you may have. If you have questions or problems with your diet, our registered dietitian will be happy to assist you. Please ask your nurse to contact the dietitian for you. We also have cafeterias and vending areas for your visitors.
  • Environmental Services - We are eager to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Rooms are cleaned each day. This includes cleaning the bathroom, removing trash, mopping the floor, dusting, and making sure that the room is sanitary. Bed linens are changed when soiled. If you need to have your bed linens straightened or changed, please inform your nurse.
  • Smoking - MidMichigan Medical Center - West Branch is a Smoke-Free Environment. Therefore, smoking and other use of tobacco or tobacco products is prohibited on all of our properties (this includes Medical Arts Center and Lakeside Medical Arts Center).
  • Personal Electronic Equipment - To promote a safe environment for all of our patients, no personal electrical equipment such as electric razors, curling irons, hair dryers, etc. are allowed.
  • Leaving the Unit - Please do not leave your unit except under the supervision of a member of the hospital staff. It is important for you to be in the unit when your physician visits, or when it is time for you to receive treatment.
  • Medical and Guest Services - We have comprehensive services in the hospitals to meet your treatment and recovery needs and to make your stay more convenient. These include:
    • Labs, radiology and most of the other diagnostic tests that might be required during your stay.
    • Rehabilitation services if ordered by your doctor for recovery.
    • Spiritual care.
    • Medical social workers to provide disease education, counseling for you and your family and access to community resources.
    • Discharge planning services to help you understand your doctor's orders, prepare your home, arrange for care providers and equipment for the home, or to find long-term care facilities if needed.

How Do I Call a Patient?

For patient privacy, we do not give out direct phone numbers to inpatient rooms. Please call the switchboard numbers below and ask for the patient by full name. Please keep in mind that patients may elect not to receive phone calls. See more ways to stay in touch.

Hospitals

Alpena (989) 356-7000

Clare (989) 802-5000

Gladwin (989) 426-9286

Gratiot (Alma) (989) 463-1101

Midland (989) 839-3000

West Branch (989) 345-3660