Patients and Visitors

Thank you for choosing Swedish for your care. Our staff is dedicated to providing the excellent care Swedish is known for. Your well-being is our primary concern, and we want your stay to be as comfortable as possible.

To find out what you need to know as a patient or visitor to Swedish Ballard Campus, view, download or print our Patient and Family Handbook.

Patient & Family Handbook

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Café and espresso

The Dockside Café offers healthy choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner and is open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Located on the hospital's first floor, the cafe features homemade soups, sandwiches, salads and daily specials. Visitors can also enjoy extensive dining options via our A la Carte Dining Service available from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. - just call ext. 3-3333 from any internal phone.

Chapel and Chaplains

A chapel and meditation room are available on 3 North. Interdenominational Eucharistic services are held every Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. Chaplains are also available to patients and families in need of emotional support. To request a chaplain before 5 p.m. on weekdays, call 206-782-2700, ext. 35615. After 5 p.m. and on weekends, call 206-386-6000.

Cash machine (ATM)

You'll find a cash machine on the first floor near the B elevators and newspaper stands just outside the main entrance and the Emergency Department.

Art collection

More than 100 works of art grace the walls of Swedish Ballard. This public art collection is a result of the hospital's commitment to providing a humanizing and enriching atmosphere for patients, visitors and staff, and is supported in part by donations.

Health information

Free health information is available at the Swedish Ballard Health Resource Center (HRC), located on the second floor. For more information, call 206-781-6302.