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Helpful Information for Patients and Visitors

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Cafeteria and Cafe

The hospital cafeteria is located on the second floor. Guests can enjoy an extensive assortment of food items from the salad and deli bar, grab-and-go display, and hot entrée menu. In addition to the hospital's main cafeteria, a cafe is available on the first floor (next to the Gift Shop/main lobby) serving a smaller menu as well as freshly baked cookies!

Helpful Information

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Advance directive

An advance directive, also known as living will, personal directive, medical directive or advance decision, is a legal document in which a person specifies what actions should be taken for their health if they are no longer able to make decisions for themselves because of illness or incapacity.

If you have an advance directive, bring a copy with you to the hospital. For patients with a legal guardian, conservator or power of attorney, a copy should be brought to the hospital and presented at admission.

Click here for a printable advance directive.

MyUFHealth patient portal

Our physicians and providers encourage patients to take an active role in your health care. The MyUFHealth patient portal offers user-friendly, secure access to your personal medical records and connection with your health care team.

Health care price transparency

Our goal is to help you understand your options, care, and bills from UF Health The Villages Hospital and other health care providers. To learn more about health care price transparency, Click Here.

Online bill pay

UF Health The Villages Hospital offers online bill pay; the secure gateway is easy to use and keeps your information confidential.

Parking

Self-parking for patients and visitors is available in front of the hospital's main entrance as well as near the Advanced Surgery Center entrance. Courtesy carts driven by dedicated volunteers are available most days to provide transportation to and from the parking areas and the main entrance. Valet parking is available for a nominal fee.

Spiritual care

UF Health Central Florida offers spiritual care services to patients and their families. Our experienced in-house chaplains are available to visit patients and support their spiritual needs during their hospitalization. If you need spiritual care support, please call 352.751.8102.

What to bring to the hospital

Please bring:

  • Nonskid shoes or slippers.
  • A robe (gowns are provided for your comfort).
  • Dentures, hearing aids or eyeglasses if needed.
  • A copy of your insurance card.

Please do not bring:

  • Valuables, including jewelry and cash.
  • Medications (unless requested by your healthcare provider).
  • Electrical appliances (only battery-operated appliances are allowed).

The hospital will not be responsible for the loss of personal items.