Comforts and Conveniences
|If you have a special need that we have not addressed, please contact the Welcome Center at 208-367-2135.|
Our Welcome Center is available to provide assistance for all your needs. Stop by if you need help finding a patient or service in the hospital, information about the Boise area, ideas for lodging, or just a friendly face.
Questions to help assess your need for chaplaincy services
Kissler Family Health Sciences Library
Through the generosity of Boise's Kissler family, the Saint Alphonsus library gives people the tools and resources to help them make more informed decisions about their healthcare.
7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
While you or a family member are a patient at Saint Alphonsus in Boise, the Kissler Family Health Sciences Library is there to help you make informed decisions about care. Reference books and journals are available for your use within the library. There are computer stations available for personal research, as well as accessing databases at the National Library of Medicine and the Internet. You are welcome to perform your own searches. Assistance is provided to library users. You may need to make an appointment.
Computer printouts for health research are $.10/page. A photocopier for health research is available at $.10/page.
Interpreters are available at no cost to our patients. We can supply trained interpreters in most languages, including sign language, and have telephone access to many other languages. For assistance, please contact the Hospitality Services Coordinator at 208-367-5463 or toll-free at 866-727-6248, (866-SARMC4U).
Located in the main S2 lobby and in the 2nd floor, South Tower main elevator lobby.
Showers are available Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please contact the Volunteer Department at 208-367-2111. They will direct you to the shower facilities and will provide complimentary toiletries and towels. The Gift Shop has shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, razors, deodorant, combs and brushes available for purchase if you require additional toiletries. To use the showers during evenings or weekends, contact the Welcome Center at 208-367-2135, or your unit charge nurse.