The Fitch Unit provides compassionate care to inpatients with medical and oncology diagnoses.
The Fitch Unit is located on the 6th floor of Elliot Hospital. It can accommodate up to 45 patients.
The unit’s staff takes great pride in caring with empathy and respect. To improve communication and to involve patients in their care. Your physician and nurse will meet with you daily at your bedside to discuss your treatment and goals. At the change of shift each day, your nurse comes to the bedside to introduce the oncoming nurse and discuss your progress and needs.
Every team member is focused on making your stay at Elliot Hospital as pleasant as possible and helping you achieve your highest level of physical and emotional health. We focus on quality, evidence-based care, leveraging technology, and patient/family satisfaction. We encourage patients and families to be active partners in their care. Through this vision, we produce exceptional outcomes for patients and families through safety, quality, and caring services.
Your Care Team
The Fitch Unit’s staff consists of Resource Nurses, Registered Nurses, Licensed Nursing Assistants, Clinical Nurse Leader, and Clinical Nurse Manager. In addition, a multidisciplinary team of physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, case managers, social workers, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, and pastoral care staff, work together to plan and guide patients to a successful recovery. Through our care delivery model, we collaborate with these other disciplines to continue to advance the care of our patients. Our care delivery framework is the Elliot Model of Nursing, which supports four basic tenets: Teamwork, Continuity, Competence, and Caring.
The Fitch Unit operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visiting hours on the Fitch Unit are 24 hours a day. Children under 14 years of age are permitted to visit when supervised by an adult visitor.
Specific questions regarding care on the Fitch Unit can be directed to the Department Manager by calling (603) 663-7630.