Visiting and rooming-in on paediatric wards

Rooming-in (parents staying the night)

Only one parent, preferably always the same, can stay the night for the duration of the hospital admission.


  • Visiting is allowed once a day.
  • Only one parent/partner/relative can visit. The rooming-in parent not included.
  • Brothers and/or sisters are not allowed to come along.
  • Visitors stay in the room.

Face mask

  • Wearing a mask is compulsory as of 12 years of age.
  • Parent and child bring their own face mask and wear it upon entering the hospital.
  • During the hospital admission, your child will be given a surgical face mask every morning.
  • Parent, both the visitor and the rooming-in parent, have to provide their own face mask at all times.
  • Face masks have to be worn when travelling through the hospital and every contact of care within 1.5 metres.
  • Both parent staying the night and child can take of their face mask when they are alone. The visiting parent always keeps on his face mask.
Last edit: 15 September 2020