Placentia-Linda has four emergency department rooms specially designed for the comfort of our older patients. Amenities are provided for those with hearing or vision impairments.
Senior Track emergency bays include:
- Large-faced, easy to read clocks
- Softer lighting and soothing color schemes
- Thicker specialty mattresses
- Non-glare flooring
Senior Track is intended to give patients a more comforting experience while a team of specialized healthcare professionals in the emergency department addresses the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our seniors and help them have a more calming experience in the Emergency Department.
Placentia-Linda has earned the NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) designation, a national program geared toward improving care for older hospitalized adults. For 2016-2017, we have earned the senior-friendly designation.
The NICHE designation (Nurses Improving Care for HealthsystemElders) is the leading nursing driven program designed to help improve the care of older adults. NICHE designation demonstrates a hospital’s organizational commitment and continued progress in improving quality and enhancing the patient and family experience. We are proud to be a NICHE facility.
Learn more about NICHE today.