Patient Support Services

Mission Hospital offers a number of services to make your stay with us more comfortable.

Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs are available in the lobby of each campus, at the Heart Center entrance and at the Memorial Campus patient entrance and may be used by patients or visitors.

Interpreter services

Foreign language interpreters are available at no charge to our patients and their families. Please call the Office of Patient Experience at (828) 213-1210 for more information.

Spiritual support

The Pastoral Care Department provides spiritual support for patients, families, visitors and staff members. By providing this support, we hope to help individuals discover and use their own spiritual resources to cope with the crises and difficulties they are facing.

Chaplains are available to people of faith as well as those who claim no particular belief system. Please ask your nurse to contact a chaplain for you. Friends and family may also make an online prayer request for a patient.

Advance care planning

Support in forming advance directives such as living will, power of attorney, and resources for mental health treatment and organ donation.

Support groups

Sometimes sharing with other individuals who are going through a similar crisis or health problem can provide immeasurable relief. That's why Mission Hospital offers a wide variety of support groups for patients, as well as their families and loved ones. You can speak with your physician or nurse for more information regarding specific support groups.

Lost and found

Lost and found items can be claimed from our security department. Please call (828) 213-0289 if you have lost something at Mission Hospital.

Notary services

Our security department staff can provide notary services to patients for health-related documents such as, advance directives: living will, healthcare Power of Attorney and more. This service is provided as available. If witnesses are required, Mission Hospital employees  cannot serve as witnesses for notarized documents.

Volunteer guides

If you need direction or assistance finding your way around the Memorial Campus, our volunteer guides will help you. Look for their bright yellow vests.

Wireless Internet

Wireless Internet access is available throughout Mission Hospital for use by visitors and patients.