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During Your Stay

Admission and Check-In Procedures


When you arrive at Glendora Oaks Behavioral Health Hospital, please check in at the Admissions Office located directly in front of the hospital's main entry.
Once the admitting process is completed, a hospital representative will escort you to your room. When you reach your room, a registered nurse will meet with you to discuss your plan of care. The nursing staff is your resource for answers to any questions that may arise during your stay.

Hours: The hospital is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Bioethics Committee

The hospital has a Bioethics Committee that can help if any questions arise about your treatment wishes. You can access the Bioethics Committee by contacting a social worker, or hospital Administration. In the evenings, nights, and weekends, ask the Operator to page the Nursing Supervisor.


The hospital cafeteria eating area and vendor machine are available for patients and visitors and we serve lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Patient mail is delivered to your nursing unit. Flowers will be delivered to your room as received from florists.

Financial Services

A Financial Counselor is available to help you with your account. You will need to provide insurance and other financial information when you are admitted as a patient. Bring your insurance card with you and any deposit previously discussed with the Financial Counselor. Glendora Oaks Behavioral Health Hospital accepts Medicare, Medi-Cal, and many other types of insurance. We have contracts with many Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO's), Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO's) and employer insurance groups. (Please note: medical authorization is required on most of these contracts prior to treatment.)

Interpreter Services

Interpreters are available in the hospital. Additionally, through the use of Language Line Interpretation Services, interpreters are available in more than 25 languages including Sign Language. Special equipment is available for our deaf patients. If you need an interpreter, ask your caregiver for assistance.

Click here to view Interpretation Services Notification chart.


Menus are delivered daily to patients to select meals for the following day. Special diets ordered by your physician may limit some of your choices.
Nourishment is available 24 hours a day. A dietitian is available to set up a snack plan according to your diet.


Please leave all medications at home. Make sure and tell your doctors and nurses what medications you are taking. We need to know what over-the-counter medications you are taking, in addition to the drugs prescribed by your physician.


Parking is provided free as a service to our patients and visitors.

Resolution of Care Issues

Glendora Oaks Behavioral Health Hospital is committed to providing the best care possible and to assuring complete satisfaction with your stay. Should you have any issues about your stay, there are several ways to receive a speedy response to your concerns.

Smoking Policy

Glendora Commnunity Hospial is a non-smoking facility. Smoking is not allowed in patient rooms, hallways, lobby areas or anywhere inside the hospital. Smoking is also not allowed on the patios adjacent to the patient-care areas. Designated smoking areas are located outside the hospital.


To receive calls, family and friends may reach you by calling 626-852-5000 and requesting your room number. For direct calls to your room, ask your caregiver for the four-digit extension assigned to your phone. To request to have calls held, dial the operator at "O." Note: No calls are put through to patient rooms after 9 p.m.

When making calls, please note the following:

For calls inside the hospital: Pick up the phone and dial the four-digit extension desired.
For calls going outside of the hospital: For local calls, pick up the phone, dial "9." After the dial tone, dial the seven-digit number. For calls outside the (626) area code, pick up the phone and dial "9" and then "0" to reach the operator who will take your billing information (i.e. calling card, credit card or bill to another number).
Cellular phones: Use of cellular phones interferes with vital hospital equipment. If you want to use a cellular phone, please step outside of the hospital.
TDD/TTY: For hearing-impaired patients, your registered nurse will provide the necessary telephone equipment.
Pay Phone: Located outside of the front lobby.


We recommend that you leave your jewelry, money and other important personal belongings at home. For assistance in securing your valuables or inquiring about lost or found items, ask a member of your nursing care team. On admission, your nurse will record your personal belongings.

Visitor Information

Visiting hours are temporarily restricted due to COVID-19.