DSH - Patton: Family and Visitor Information - Patient Phone Usage

Outgoing Calls:

On each residential unit there are two telephones available to patients - one is for outgoing calls and one is for incoming calls. These telephones are turned on at 6:00 a.m. each morning and turned off at 10:00 p.m. each night.

Incoming Calls:

Incoming telephones shall be turned off during the following hours:  Monday through Friday (exception on holidays) from 9:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and again from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to lessen the interruptions during scheduled treatment hours.