The paper "The Facilities Offered to Meet the Diverse Needs in a Hospital" is a good example of coursework on management. The hospitality industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy worldwide. It involves organizing, planning, and directing both human and monetary resources within the tourism, restaurant, travel, and lodging in order to deliver satisfactory services to guests. This paper will be looking at various hospitality facilities namely hostels, hotels, and hospitals. It will explore the different amenities offered by accommodation establishments and how they have evolved to meet the needs of the customers. Hospitals A hospital is an institution for healthcare for patient’ s treatment.
This is done by specialized staff and equipment. This can be for shorter or longer stay depending on the ailment. Today hospitals are catered for or funded by the public sector, different organizations often dealing in matters of health, companies, and charitable donations. Traditionally, hospitals were often founded and funded by religious groups or charitable individuals and leaders. In today’ s hospitals, they are staffed by professional physicians, surgeons, and nurses. However, in history, this work was usually performed by the founding religious orders or by volunteers.
Today, you will also find various catholic religious orders which focus on hospital ministry. Globally, there are more than 17,000 hospitals catering to various peoples with various backgrounds. Types of customer they cater to Patients attend to hospitals for various illnesses. Some visit for diagnosis, then they get treatment and then leave. They are referred to as the outpatients. They do not stay overnight. Others stay overnight for further treatment and observation, and this can go for several weeks or months depending on the level of ailment.
This group of people is referred to as the ‘ inpatients’ . I have visited hospitals for various illnesses ranging from headaches to flu. Hospitals have the ability to admit and care for inpatients and this usually distinguishes them from other medical facilities like clinics.
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