periods of time dedicated to promoting resident rest, relaxation and sleep.
our residents' health, Exceptional Care & Training Center has established
Quiet Hours in all of our residential areas. We are making every effort to
reduce unnecessary noise and to provide resources to support rest, relaxation
Quiet Hours - staff will:
Coordinate care to
reduce unnecessary entry into your room during quiet hours. Do everything we
can to limit disruption of sleep when admissions or room changes must occur
during quiet hours.
Keep voices down. Refrain from unnecessary hallway/nurses'
station discussion.Save personal
conversations for break rooms or non-resident care areas
Dim lights and close
your room door when medically appropriate.Use the smallest amount of light necessary to safely care for our
residents at the bedside. Use flashlights to limit
putting your room lights on whenever possible at night.
Close doors when there is noise that can not be
avoided - such as floor cleaning
Eliminate non-emergent overhead paging
headphones, ear buds, earplugs, sleep masks and/or white noise to help reduce
can residents and/or their families do to help?
Be respectful to roommates by limiting TV/radio use
during Quiet Hours or using headphones or ear buds when watching TV or other
Keep electronic devices on low ringer or vibrate mode.
Talk quietly in person and on the phone.
Spend time during "visits” in the Family/Visitor lounge.
If you are unable to go to the lounge please be respectful of your roommate.
Ask your visitors to limit cell phone calls in your room.
Family/Visitor lounge and the break room are available for cell phone use.
Thank you for helping to create a
quiet and peaceful experience for all.
Exceptional Care & Training Center
2601 Woodlawn Road
Sterling, IL 61081
Phone | (815) 626-5820