At UPMC St. Margaret, we strive to meet all of our patients’ and visitors' special needs or physical challenges.
For people with impaired hearing or communications needs, we offer:
If you have any concerns, please talk with your nurse or the head nurse on the nursing unit.
Visit the UPMC Disabilities Resource Center for more details about our special needs services.
You are responsible for your personal belongings during your stay. We suggest leaving jewelry, large amounts of cash, sentimental items, and any other valuables at home.
UPMC St. Margaret is not responsible for items — such as dentures, eyeglasses, and cell phones — that you choose to keep with you during your stay.
If you have anything that you need to lock in the hospital safe, ask staff for help.
To inquire about a lost or found item, call UPMC St. Margaret Facility Services at 412-784-4738, weekdays between 6:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
If you call after hours, leave your name and phone number so we can contact you the next business day.
For more information about spiritual care at UPMC St. Margaret, call 412-784-4749.
Ecumenical Service: 2nd Wednesday of the month at noon, Sept through May in the Chapel
Roman Catholic Mass: Celebrated the first Friday of the month at 11 a.m. See chapel door for Mass on holy days.
Special Religious Services: Throughout the year in the Chapel, can also view on Channel 8 when available
Communion: Daily in patient rooms, dial 0 to request Communion
Hospital Chaplain Visit: Every other Wednesday and Sunday, on call 24/7 in patient rooms, dial 0 to request the chaplain
Contact Volunteer Services — 412-784-4081, weekdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. — for the following spiritual items:
UPMC St. Margaret provides palliative care services for patients who are dying or have life-limiting illnesses.
The palliative care service:
For a consult, call 412-784-5111.
For more information, please visit the UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute.
Find more information in our general patient resources section to help you prepare for your stay at UPMC St. Margaret.