It is important to practice good personal hygiene daily such as showering, combing hair, brushing teeth, and frequent hand washing. Please contact the nursing staff for additional toiletries or needed assistance with these tasks. Patients are asked to help clean up after themselves and keep patient rooms picked up and neat. Clean linens are available from the housekeeping staff.
All items will be searched prior to entering the unit. The nursing staff will be happy to answer any questions concerning items patients can or cannot have on the unit.
Clothing that is not allowed includes:
In addition, the following items are considered as unsafe and must be reported to the charge nurse or mental health assistant (MHA) immediately before entering the unit: