Watch a video tour of the Bannister Family House
Bannister Family House provides a home away from home for families of patients undergoing long-term care at UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest and Thornton Hospital in La Jolla.
The House has 12 rooms, eight double and four single, each with its own full bathroom. There are several community rooms including a TV room, library, living room, children's play room, kitchen and dining room. All guests have full use of these rooms and are encouraged to eat meals and play games or watch TV together.
Guests are expected to keep all areas clean. There is a part-time housekeeper who cleans the community areas and prepares rooms for guest check-in.
Complimentary laundry machines and detergent are available. Linens, towels and a cleaning service are also provided once a week.
Items available for loan include strollers, baby car seats, a crib, bassinet, futons and high chairs.