Cancer care ministry

Cancer Care Ministry

Powered by Our Journey of Hope, this program is designed to offer spiritual care for families who are navigating a cancer diagnosis. Our team is dedicated to partner with you in prayer. Thank you for your interest in NSHELTER.

Patient’s Information

Health Care Information

Requester Information

Date of visitation

Visitation Guidelines Policy and Agreement

  1. Scheduling: Visitations are scheduled seven business days after the request is submitted. We understand the urgency of some situations and will make reasonable accommodations whenever possible.
  2. Recommended Presence: While not mandatory, we strongly recommend the presence of a family member or caregiver during our visit to provide support and ensure the comfort of the patient.
  3. Visitation Days and Hours: Visitations are scheduled for Thursdays and Saturdays between noon and 6 pm. However, we are willing to adjust visitation times based on the specific needs and policies of the healthcare facility.
  4. Hospital Policies: We will adhere to the visitation policies of the healthcare facility, including any restrictions or limitations they may have in place.

 Legal Protections:

  • The visitation form must be filled out accurately and completely by a surrogate or proxy if applicable.

Confidentiality, Privacy and Terms:

1. Hospital Regulations

The requester must share any relevant hospital regulations or requirements with our representative prior to the visit.

2. Escort Requirement

For the safety and privacy of the patient, the requester must arrange for a family member or caregiver to meet our representative at the front office and escort them to the patient's room.

3. Patient Privacy

The requester must inform us of any specific privacy concerns or restrictions related to the patient's condition or treatment.

4. Health Precautions

While we strive to maintain a safe environment, we are not responsible for any damage to medical equipment or the spread of infections. Our representatives will wear masks during visitations to minimize any potential risks.

5. Emergency Contact Information

The requester must provide at least two emergency contact persons, including their full names, relationship to the patient, phone numbers, and any relevant medical information.

6. Visitor Conduct

Visitors are expected to behave respectfully and responsibly during the visitation. This includes following all hospital rules and regulations, maintaining a quiet and calm demeanor, and refraining from disruptive behavior such as loud conversations or arguments.

Any behavior that disturbs the peace or compromises the safety and comfort of the patient, other visitors, or hospital staff may result in the immediate termination of the visitation.

7. Visitor Identification

All visitors must present valid photo identification upon arrival at the healthcare facility. This identification will be verified by hospital staff or security personnel before granting access to the patient's room.

Visitors should also be prepared to provide the name of the patient they are visiting and any other relevant information requested by hospital staff.

8. Visitor Limitations

The number of visitors allowed during a single visitation may be limited based on the patient's condition, the size of the patient's room, and the hospital's visitation policies.

In cases where visitor limitations apply, priority may be given to immediate family members or caregivers.

9. Visitor Health Screening

Visitors may be required to undergo health screenings before being allowed to enter the healthcare facility. This may include temperature checks, symptom assessments, or other screening measures deemed necessary by hospital staff.

Visitors who exhibit symptoms of illness or who have been exposed to contagious diseases may be asked to postpone their visitation until they are no longer at risk of spreading infection.

10. Visitor Age Restrictions

Visitors under the age of [insert age limit] must be accompanied by an adult at all times during the visitation.

Children should be supervised closely to ensure their safety and to minimize disruptions to the patient and other visitors.

11. Photography and Recording

Photography and recording devices, including smartphones, cameras, and audio recorders, may not be permitted during the visitation without prior authorization from the healthcare facility and the patient or their legal representative.

Any requests to take photographs or record audio or video during the visitation must be approved by hospital staff and the patient's attending physician.

12. Cancellation Policy

If the requester needs to cancel or reschedule a visitation, they must notify Nutifafa Shelter as soon as possible to make appropriate arrangements.

Failure to provide sufficient notice of cancellation may result in delays or difficulties in scheduling future visitations.

13. Liability Waiver

By signing this agreement, the requester agrees to release Nutifafa Shelter, its officers, directors, employees, volunteers, and agents from any liability for injuries, damages, or losses that may occur during the visitation, except in cases of gross negligence or willful misconduct.

This waiver of liability extends to any claims arising from accidents, injuries, illnesses, property damage, or other incidents that occur during the visitation, whether caused by the actions or omissions of Nutifafa Shelter or any third parties involved.

14. Feedback and Evaluation

We welcome feedback from patients and their families regarding their experience with our visitation services. Feedback can be submitted via email to or through our website.

Feedback may include suggestions for improvement, compliments for exceptional service, or concerns about any aspect of the visitation process. All feedback will be reviewed and considered by Nutifafa Shelter's management team to inform future decisions and improvements.

15. Termination of Agreement

Nutifafa Shelter reserves the right to terminate this agreement at any time if the terms and conditions outlined herein are violated or if deemed necessary for the safety and well-being of the patient, our representatives, or others involved.

In the event of termination, Nutifafa Shelter will notify the requester or their designated representative as soon as possible and provide an explanation for the termination, if feasible.

Any outstanding visitation requests or scheduled appointments may be cancelled or rescheduled at the discretion of Nutifafa Shelter.

16. Governing Law

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of South Carolina, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Any disputes arising out of or related to this agreement shall be resolved exclusively through the courts of the State of South Carolina, and the parties hereby consent to the jurisdiction and venue of such courts.

Contact Information: For any queries related to visitation or to report any issues or concerns, please contact us at

  • By clicking this box, I agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this Hospital Visitation Policy and Agreement.
  • By signing this agreement, the requester acknowledges that he/ she has the legal authority to request visitation on behalf of the patient, if applicable