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COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

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Senior-Friendly Emergency Department

A Calm and Comfortable Environment for Older Patients

We recognize that seniors have unique health care needs. That’s why we have developed the Inland Northwest’s first Senior-Friendly Emergency Departments at MultiCare Deaconess Hospital and MultiCare Valley Hospital to create a calm and comfortable environment for older patients while tending to their special medical needs.

Our Senior-Friendly Features

  • Nurses trained in geriatric care
  • Timely evaluation and treatment (throughput)
  • Valet parking
  • Noise-controlled area of the ED
  • Easy-to-push nurse call bells
  • Thicker, more comfortable mattresses
  • Specialized dietary accommodations available
  • Flexible seating arrangements for additional family
  • 24/7 access to pharmacy staff to assist with medications
  • Hearing assistive devices
  • Care coordination with your primary care provider
  • Large-font discharge material available
  • Patient follow-up after discharge

In Case of Emergency

If you are experiencing a medical emergency,
call 9-1-1.