Senior Emergency Room
Meeting the Needs of Seniors
To meet the needs of the seniors in our community, Weiss Memorial Hospital is proud to provide an enhanced Emergency Room experience.
Senior ER Enhancements
New Comfort Features
- Pillow speakers
- Larger nurse call buttons
- New overhead lights
- New dimmer lights
- New televisions
- Pressure-reducing mattresses
New Safety & Privacy Features
- Seamless non-skid flooring
- Remodeled bathrooms
- Noise-reducing curtains
New Room Equipment
- Reading glasses
- New phones
- New recliners
Weiss Memorial Hospital has attained advanced certification by The Joint Commission. This means that Weiss:
- Provides the next generation of stroke care.
- Has met and seeks to maintain The Joint Commission’s high standards in providing stroke care.
Our full-service emergency care in Chicago is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Weiss Memorial Hospital
4646 N. Marine Drive
Chicago, IL 60640
Accredited Geriatric Emergency Department
Weiss Memorial Hospital has achieved Level Three Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians. Our long-term dedication to providing safe, high-quality health care to older adults demonstrates:
- Improved patient outcomes for seniors
- Standardized approaches to geriatric care
- Optimal care transitions from the ED to other settings
- Improved ED throughput
- Support for geriatric-focused quality improvement
Age-Friendly Health System Participant
Weiss has achieved recognition as an Age-Friendly Health System Participant from the John A. Hartford Foundation and Institute for Healthcare Improvement, in partnership with the American Hospital Association and Catholic Health Association of the US, with a commitment to make 20 percent of hospitals and health systems in the United States age-friendly by 2020. For more information, visit www.ihi.org/agefriendly.
Both acknowledgments demonstrate our focus on providing the highest standards of care for our community’s older adults.
Senior Health and Wellness
At Weiss Memorial Hospital, we’re committed to supporting the health of seniors outside the emergency room, too. We offer educational programming, free screenings, and exercise classes for the community to stay active, involved, and informed about their health.
Emergency Care at Weiss
Getting You the Help You Need - And Fast!
We offer full-service emergency care for our community available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Weiss Memorial Hospital’s experienced team of board-certified emergency doctors and compassionate staff is ready to care for all of your urgent health needs.