Patient Checklist

Four Winds Westchester

What to bring to the hospital

Patients are encouraged to bring enough clothing to last for several days, but are cautioned not to bring too much.

___ Comfortable, casual clothing. Socially appropriate clothing is to be worn at all times (keep current weather conditions in mind) (3 changes of clothes, 2 pairs of shoes, 1 coat)
___ Sweatshirt and/or jacket
___  Toothbrush
___  Toothpaste
___  Brush or comb
___  Deodorant (non-aerosol), new and unopened
___  Pajamas (1 Pair)
___  Slippers
___  Exercise clothing
___  Sneakers
___  Small amount of cash (Adult)
___  Any medical equipment used to maintain health will be evaluated at admissions (CPP; Glucometers)
___  Limited makeup

What to leave at home

To ensure a safe and substance-free environment, you and your belongings will be searched by staff upon admission and at the discretion of the staff. These items include, but are not limited to:

  • Products that contain alcohol or aerosol
  • Clothing with drawstrings
  • Dry-cleaning bags
  • Sheets, towels, comforters and pillows*
  • Large sums of cash
  • Jewelry
  • Electronic equipment
  • CDs
  • Valuables
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Matches
  • Lighters
  • Cigarettes, Cigars, Electronic cigarettes,
    Chewing tobacco
  • Drugs
  • Belts
  • Scarves
  • Computers, laptops, iPads
  • Cell phones, smart phones
  • Cameras
  • Mirrors
  • Scissors
  • Pocket knives
  • Media disks
  • Radios with cords
  • Personal hair dryers*
  • Personal razors*
  • Tweezers
  • Nail clippers
  • Regular pencils, pens, Sharpies, markers
  • Any gang-identifier clothing or jewelry (i.e., bandannas)
  • Heating pads

* Sheets, towels, comforters, pillows, hair dryers, and disposable razors will be provided by the hospital


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