Residents making the transition to one of our Skilled Nursing Facilities might have many questions and concerns. While each facility is unique, below is a short guide to help make your transition into any facility, an easy one.

What documents should I provide to determine benefits verification?

  • All insurance coverage cards
  • Medicare/Medicaid cards
  • Driver’s license or photo ID card
  • Social Security card
  • Other documents may be requested after the initial intake process

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
  • Pajamas/robe
  • Denture caps, electric razors (stored in a plastic re-sealable bag labeled with name), comb, brush, personal lotions, deodorant, and other essential toiletries (stored in a re-sealable bag labeled with name)
  • Hearing aid, eyeglasses, and eyeglass case
  • Reading material
  • Family photos (individual bulletin board provided; no stapling or taping on walls or doors please)
  • Radio
  • Personal cell phone

What should I leave at home?

  • Jewelry/valuables
  • Large amounts of money
  • Purses/wallets
  • Electrical items, including extension cords, space heaters, and electric blankets
  • Sharp objects such as disposable razors, razor blades, scissors, push pins, etc.
  • Aerosol products (flammable) or other home use chemicals
  • Over-the-counter medications or nutritional supplements
  • Throw rugs
  • Tobacco products
  • Illegal narcotics or substances

** This is not an all-inclusive list.