Adult Emergency Department Lobby Renovation Begins June 23
emergency department at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will undergo lobby
renovations beginning Monday, June 23. Construction is anticipated to take six
Please note that only the lobby will be closed during
this time. Emergency access for patients will remain in place and drop off
at the Emergency Department (ED) allowed. Patients will be taken to a treatment
room within the ED or to a treatment space within the clinical area to begin
all ED treatment rooms be occupied.
A temporary Emergency Department lobby space for ED
visitors will be established in the North Tower lobby located on the circle
behind the valet office. Signs will direct ED visitors to the temporary North
Tower lobby, and volunteers and other staff will be present to provide
directions and assistance to those seeking patient information. The temporary
lobby will be staffed.
The new and improved ED lobby will feature a more open
floor plan and will include quiet areas, soothing color schemes, updated family
consultation space and improved access to patient information and way finding
to and from the lobby.
The renovations consist of removing a few walls, adding
new flooring, finishes and lighting and installing new furniture, which was
selected by the Medical Center’s Patient and Family Advisory Council.
We want to thank patients and their families ahead of
time for their patience and understanding during the construction and ask all
to use caution around the construction zone.6/20/2014http://www.wakehealth.edu/News-Releases/2014/Adult_Emergency_Department_Lobby_Renovation_Begins_June_23.htm
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