Bikur Cholim of Hollywood
Bikur Cholim Meal Request Form
REGARDING THOSE THAT ARE ILL
Ask family if patient wants visitors.
Make your visit short.
Abide by hospital rules regarding limits of visitors and time to leave. Avoid Chilul Hashem.
Leave room when Doctor or nurse comes to help patient.
Be considerate of patient’s roommates.
Don’t ask many questions about the illness.
Never read the patient’s hospital charts.
Never tell a patient his/her Doctor is inferior.
Don’t stare at patient’s monitors, tubes or disfigurement because of surgery.
REGARDING FAMILIES OF THE PATIENT
Offer rides to the hospital.
Offer to baby-sit for children.
Offer to help with homework
Offer to stay in hospital for an overnight shift.
Offer to take children for lunch or supper.