What religious services and facilities does UAB Hospital offer?
We know that hospitalization can be emotionally and spiritually challenging for patients, their families, and guests. UAB Spiritual Health provides chaplains 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to offer emotional and spiritual support specific to your faith and religious tradition. Please contact your nurse or dial *55 to request a visit by a chaplain, or contact UAB Spiritual Health at 205-934-4254 between 8 am and 4 pm Monday through Friday.
Interfaith chapels for private prayer and meditation are available on the 1st floor of the West Pavilion, the 2nd floor of the Women & Infants Center, and the 4th floor of UAB Hospital-Highlands. A sanctuary for meditation and prayer is located on the 2nd floor of the North Pavilion. Weekly faith-based worship services are held in the West Pavilion Interfaith Chapel on the 1st floor. For a list of worship times, contact UAB Spiritual Health at 205-934-4254 between 8 am and 4 pm Monday through Friday or visit UAB Spiritual Health.
Additionally, The Healing Garden on the 5th floor of the North Pavilion offers a peaceful retreat for families and guests, and the Limbaugh Garden in front of the Women & Infants Center is a beautiful space for relaxation.
If you feel overwhelmed or need emotional support, please talk with your nurse or nurse manager. They can assist you in determining the best resources available and help make arrangements for your care.
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