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Web Link: Children visiting Intensive Care

This link will take you to the Healthtalkonline website and their page on children visiting the Intensive Care Unit, and the impact that having a family member in Intensive Care can have on them.Here, you can watch short videos on other people's experiences of things like telling children about a loved one's illness and taking them into the Intensive Care Unit.

Article: Visiting on the wards

You may well find that the visiting hours on the wards are very different, as are the rules about how many visitors a patient can have at any one time, or if children are allowed to visit. Ask the staff if you're not sure. Please don't visit if you're feeling in any way unwell Your family member may be at increased risk of picking up any bugs you may have as they are still recovering from a serious illness. No matter how much you want to see them, and them you,...

Article: Visiting the Intensive Care Unit

Would you like to visit the Intensive Care Unit? Some people find it helpful to visit the Intensive Care Unit. It can sometimes help people to make sense of their time in Intensive Care, including understanding how ill they were, what happened while they were there, having the chance to speak with some of the staff who looked after them and in making sense of the strange dreams they had. Some people prefer not to, and it is completely up to you whether you would like to do...

Article: Visiting the Intensive Care Unit

When can I visit? Different Units have different arrangements about visiting times.Ask the staff about any restrictions. They can usually be flexible,especially if your family member has just been admitted, is extremely well or is dying. Who can visit? Again,different Units have different rules about who can visit, although this is usually restricted to close family and friends. Different Units may have different rules about how many visitors the patient can have,whether...

Web Link: Visiting the Intensive Care Unit

This link will take you to the Healthtalkonline website and their page on the emotional impact of having a family member or friend in Intensive Care.You can watch short video clips or hear voice recordings of other people talking about their experiences.We hope you find it helpful to hear that you're not alone in what you're going through.

Web Link: Visiting the Intensive Care Unit for the first time

This link will take you to the Healthtalkonline website and their page on family and friends' experiences of visiting the Intensive Care Unit for the first time.

Article: Visiting the Intensive Care Unit for the first time

Visiting the Intensive Care Unit for the first time Some patients are admitted to Intensive Care as a planned part of their care-after major surgery or to allow specialist treatments to be performed, for example. In the case of planned major surgery, it is sometimes possible to visit the Intensive Care Unit beforehand, so that you and your family member have some idea of what to expect. Some people prefer to do this, while others don't.It's completely up to you. Many...