Residents making the transition to one of our facilities might have many questions and concerns. While each facility is unique, below is a short guide to help make your transition into any of our facilities easier.
What should I bring with me to the facility?
- All insurance coverage cards
- Medicare/Medicaid cards
- Driver’s license or photo ID card
- Social Security card
Items that will make your stay easier and more restful:
- Comfortable clothing, with your name clearly written on the label. Bring enough clothing for at least 7-10 days
- A pair of non-skid, supportive shoes and socks
- Toothbrush/toothpaste, denture caps
- Comb, brush, personal lotion, deodorant, and other essential toiletries
- Hearing aid, eyeglasses, and eyeglass case
- Reading material, family photos
- Small television and telephone. In most facilities, you may arrange to have these services provided. You may also bring your cell phone. Some facilities provide televisions, so ask your assigned social worker at the hospital if you should bring one
What should I leave at home?
- Large amounts of money
- Electrical items, including extension cords, space heaters, and electric blankets
Do I have to pay any money to be here?
It depends on your payer type. Our staff can help explain the details that apply to your specific situation. We’ve also provided information [here] outlining an overview of the payment types that we accept.