Patient Room Safety - Owensboro Health

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Be Safe. Call. Don't Fall.

As you start to feel better, you may wonder why these steps are still needed. Please trust us.  Your safety is our priority.

Get Our Help To Get Up

Your chances of falling are higher in a hospital.

  • You may feel dizzy or weak
  • You may have medical equipment attached to you
  • Your room may be darker or brighter than you are used to
  • Your bed may be narrower, higher or lower than the one you usually sleep in.

Making Your Stay Safe & Comfortable

  • We will answer your call light as soon as possible
  • We will ask often if you want to use the toilet, change position, or need pain relief
  • We will tell you if your medication and condition may make you more likely to fall
  • We will explain your needs to staff on every shift

Help Us Keep You Safe

When you net to get out of bed or go to the toilet practice the following:

  • Use your call button
  • Please don’t get up until someone comes
  • Accept our help, even if you think you can do things by yourself
  • Get our help to get up
  • Your chances of falling are higher in a hospital
  • Let us know how often you usually go to the bathroom
  • Tell staff whether you have fallen before
  • Wear non-skid slippers, non-skid socks or your own shoes

Extra Hands

To keep you safe, family and friends should: 

  • Stay with you when possible
  • Let staff know when they leave the room
  • Keep the room free of clutter

Patient Guide

Prepare for your stay at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital by reviewing our Patient-Family Guide.

Manage Your Care

mychart login screen

With MyChart You Can:

  • Schedule appointments
  • View upcoming appointments, test results, immunization records and summaries of medical visits
  • Request prescription renewals
  • Send a message to your provider

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Patient Room 360º

Virtual Tour

owensboro health regional hospital virtual map

Take a 360° virtual tour of Owensboro Health Regional Hospital to become familiar with the hospital and to learn how to get around the campus with ease.

You may also request a guided tour of our campus.

Request A Tour

Contact Us

Get directions, find patients, and learn about amenities at the hospital, health information any time of day.

Main Line
270-417-2000

24 Hour Health Info Line
855-417-8555

Information Desk Line
270-417-3118

Owensboro Health Medical Group Appointment Line
844-44-MY-ONE

Not all health-related problems happen during your physician’s office hours. That’s why Owensboro Health created the Call Center, to answer your health-related questions 24/7.

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