What to Bring

  • Passport
  • Clothing (inappropriate clothing will be stored at your expense):
  • Dress for therapy should be casual and in good taste. Clothing that depicts alcohol, drugs, sex, violence, gambling, (or any clothing deemed inappropriate by staff) is not allowed.
  • Clothing suitable for Gym or Yoga, including shoes
  • Appropriate attire: jeans, casual slacks, sport-shirts, skirts and dresses that are knee-length or longer, jogging suits, and appropriate-length shorts such as Bermuda/walking shorts (covering 3/4 of the thigh).
  • Open shirts, swimwear, etc. are allowed only for recreational and fitness activities and are considered inappropriate for therapy, meals, or meetings. Please do not bring form-fitting clothing, including Lycra tights or biking or running shorts. No low-cut tops, blouses with spaghetti straps, or tank tops. Bare midriffs are unacceptable. Jeans and clothing must not have suggestive tears or cutouts.
  • Bathing suits for women must be one-piece, without high-cut legs or revealing tops. Bathing suits for men must be the boxer-type.
  • Undergarments are required for all patients, (i.e., bras, underwear, and athletic supporters), as indicated.
  • A lightweight jacket or sweater is recommended for occasional eveningwear.
  • We recommend that you clothing adequate for 5 days including gym wear. 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on is enough. Laundry facilities, including supplies, are available for patient use. Irons and ironing boards are accessible, but we suggest that wash-and-wear clothing will be more convenient. Dry cleaning services are available but such clothing is not recommended.
  • Flat-soled or tennis shoes are recommended. Shoes and/or slippers must be worn outside your room.
  • Electric or safety razor/shaver
  • Living will or healthcare Power of Attorney.
  • Bank card to access personal spending money. The staff WILL limit amounts available to the patient.
  • Extra pair of glasses OR a copy of your prescription
  • Suggested additional clothing for recreational and therapeutic activities:
  • Sunglasses and hat or visor. (Sunglasses are to be worn outside only)
  • Reading material is limited to recovery-related topics. All books are subject for review by the patient’s unit therapist.
  • Any electrical items, such as hair dryers, curling irons, or electric shavers will be checked for safety.

DETERMINATION OF INAPPROPRIATE ATTIRE WILL BE AT STAFF’S DISCRETION AND IS NOT NEGOTIABLE


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