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Your Guide to Siskin Hospital’s Patient & Guest Amenities

The following information will help guide you through Siskin Hospital’s Patient and Guest Amenities. We are here to serve you, so please contact the nursing staff or your case manager for more information.

Family & Friends

At Siskin Hospital, we believe that family participation and education are essential to your positive rehabilitation outcome.

Your family or caregivers may be asked to attend therapy for training and education purposes. These sessions are an opportunity for your caregivers to learn and practice the skills that will be required to safely assist you once you leave the hospital. It is very important for the caregivers to attend the sessions, and we encourage an open discussion of thoughts and concerns that relate to your pending discharge. 


Family & Guest Visitation

Visiting with family and friends is another important part of the rehabilitation process, so we encourage visits to Siskin Hospital. Due to your active therapy schedule, friends, extended family, and clergy are encouraged to stop by after completion of your daily therapies and should plan to end their visits no later than 9:00 p.m. Visits may also occur during non-scheduled therapy times throughout the day.

Recommended Visiting Hours

Monday- Friday     5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday                3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday                  12:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Overnight Accommodations Outside of Siskin Hospital

Patients come to Siskin Hospital from a wide geographical area and some family members wish to stay nearby. Please ask your case manager or nurse for information on local hotels and accommodations.

Visit the "About Chattanooga" page to find a complete listing of local hotels and accommodations. 


The Leisure Park at Siskin Hospital

Located adjacent to the Outpatient Pavilion, the Leisure Park at Siskin Hospital is a peaceful, open-air space that is available to our patients and their guests. Patients are welcome to enjoy some time outdoors once this has been cleared with your nurse. Picnic tables, benches, a gazebo, walking/rolling track, and a basketball goal are available for your use. Family pets are also welcome to visit you while in the Leisure Park.


Tobacco-Free Environment

Siskin Hospital is a tobacco-free facility. No smoking or use of tobacco products is allowed inside the building or on the campus.


Laundry Facilities

A free, in-house laundry facility is available for your use on the Second Floor from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. every day.


Telephone

You will have a telephone at your bedside for convenience. Friends and family may reach you by dialing 423.634.1+your room number, or they may call the hospital operator at 423.634.1200. You are also welcome to use your cell phone when you are not in therapy or receiving medical treatment.


Television

You will have a television provided for you in your room.


Wireless Internet

Wireless Internet is available for use with your personal computer. Please ask the nursing staff for more information.


Beauty and Grooming Services

Hair appointments for men and women can be scheduled Monday through Friday by dialing the Staffing Coordinator at 634.1382.


Flowers and Mail Services

Flowers and mail sent to Siskin Hospital will be delivered to your room.

Siskin Hospital’s Mailing Address

Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation
Patient Name, Patient Room Number
One Siskin Plaza
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403


Food Services

Every effort is made to allow for your food preferences and religious restrictions and to comply with your medical and texture requirements. If you are experiencing swallowing difficulties, we ask that your family and friends not bring you food without prior approval from a Siskin Hospital physician.


The Public Dining Room

The Public Dining Room is located on the first floor across from the Main Lobby and is open Monday - Friday. 
Breakfast                7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Lunch                     11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Dinner                     4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Guest trays are available for a nominal fee and will be delivered to the room with patient trays. Also, vending machines and a microwave are located in the Public Dining Room.


Worship Services

A non-denominational worship service is held each Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. Please ask the nursing staff to provide you with service location information. Learn more about Siskin Hospital’s Pastoral Care services.


Preparing You to Leave

You will assigned a case manager upon admission who will help prepare you to go home when you are discharged from Siskin Hospital. At least once a week, the staff working with you will have a team meeting to discuss your progress and plan for your discharge. Your case manager will meet with you frequently during your stay to keep you informed about your discharge plans and can make arrangements for your follow-up appointments, as well as any equipment that you will need.

Your length of stay is based on a number of factors such as your medical and functional status, your discharge environment / available caregivers, and your insurance coverage.

Learn more about Siskin Hospital’s Case Managers.

Learn more about Insurance and Payment Information.