Staying on a ward

Suggestions for things you might like to bring with you:

  • At least two sets of day clothing
  • A few sets of underwear
  • Comb or hairbrush
  • Outside shoes
  • Nightwear and slippers
  • Toiletries, such as tooth paste and brush, soap, perfume or after shave, wet wipes, shampoo, deodorant and shaving items (razorblades will be kept safely by staff)
  • Coat
  • Underwear
  • Small change for the payphone
  • Notebook and pen
  • Towels
  • Small snacks
  • Books or magazines
  • Change for the pay phone
  • Mobile phone and charger

What not to bring:

  • Alcohol
  • Non-prescribed or Illicit drugs. If illegal drugs are found on you, they will be taken away and disposed of. The police may be informed
  • Jewellery and valuables, or more money than you need for routine purchases
  • Glass bottles
  • Plastic bags
  • Sharp objects, such as knives, nail clippers or cutlery