Check out some more details on the proposed Campbell County Memorial Hospital
inpatient room redesign with renderings of what the rooms will look like.
Rooms will be almost 20 percent larger than the current rooms, expanding
from 276 sq. ft. to 327 sq. ft. to accommodate visitors and family members.
For every three existing rooms, two rooms will be created for a total
of 39 new patient rooms in Medical Surgical, ICU and Maternal Child. Each
room will contain dedicated seating and sleeping space for families and
room for equipment and staff to provide care.
Each room will be visible from a bedside nursing station located right
outside the room to reduce noise from the hallway and the opening and
closing of doors. Nurses chose to have nursing stations designed in the
hallways between two sets of rooms so they can monitor patients more efficiently
without walking long distances to check on patients.
The overhead view shows the sightline from the patient’s bed to the
bathroom. Research shows that falls are greatly reduced when the patient
can see the bathroom from their bed. Nightlights will be placed around
the rooms and help point the way to the bathroom. Bathrooms will be large
enough to easily accommodate a wheelchair with a shower that doesn’t
have a lip or step to enter and non-slip tiles. Sinks were not required
in bathrooms when the hospital was built over 35 years ago, so sinks will
now be installed in each bathroom.
The new design has a patient supply closet in each room that can be restocked
from the hallway so patients aren’t bothered by the noise or disrupted
when trying to rest. It will literally save nurses hundreds of miles of
extra steps each year, and give them more time to spend with their patients.
This map shows the location of each section of patient rooms on the second
floor of Campbell County Memorial Hospital. ICU will be located in the
current Labor and Delivery area, Medical Surgical rooms will start in
the current Maternal Child unit and flow into the space above the main
lobby, and Maternal Child rooms will be located above the main lobby.
The design also calls for “touchdown spaces” in each area,
places for families to gather away from the waiting rooms and still be
close to the patient’s room.
Learn more about the CCMH inpatient room project at