Bridgewater State Hospital has developed the following Institutional Visiting Rules and Procedures for the Bridgewater State Hospital. These rules and procedures are:
Visiting Hours and Limitations Institutional Visiting Periods, i.e., days of the week and hours when visiting is permitted.
Sunday Visiting Hours Patients/Inmates whose last name begins with the letters A-K January 1 - June 30 : 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. July 1 - December 31: 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Patients/Inmates whose last name begins with the letter L-Z January 1 - June 30: 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. July 1 - December 31: 3:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Mondays and Tuesdays All Patients/Inmates are allowed to receive visits from 3:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Visitors will not be processed or permitted to enter the institution between 4:45 PM and the conclusion of the 5:00 PM major count. In addition, visitors will not be processed or permitted to enter the institution during the final 20 minutes of each visiting period.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.