To initiate television service, push the nurse call button and ask to have your television turned on. This service is available to you 24 hours a day.
Your television is easy to use. Controls are either on the handset, bedrail, or in the case of personal televisions, suspended over the bed, right on the set. Television service includes Comcast Cable and area programming. For your convenience, you can pay for TV service at the time of admission, or on a daily basis. At time of admission you can pay using your VISA, MasterCard, American Express, personal check or cash. Any money not used will be automatically refunded either at the time you are discharged or mailed to your home. The other alternative is to pay the TV representative on a daily basis. You can also take advantage of our convenient payment box for daily payments, located in the main lobby at the information desk. All payments deposited in this box will receive a paid receipt within 24 hours. For your own safety, please take note of the television representative’s I.D. badge before making payment. If you wish to cancel television service at any time,
please dial extension 5979 and leave a message, or leave a message on the TV set.
The hospital encourages you to turn off your television by midnight. Should you want to view your television past midnight, please lower your pillow speaker. For 9” TV sets only, earphones may be obtained from the TV representative.
Channel 8 is your connection to Bayshore’s Interfaith Memorial Chapel and offers soft music and some scheduled programming. Bayshore’s free patient education channel, features health programming in the comfort and privacy of your own room and can be viewed on your individual bedside television. Patient education video topics include: Bioethics Issues, Patient Rights and Responsibilities, Pain Management, Safety and Fall Prevention, Medication Safety, Respiratory Conditions, Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes.