Patients and Visitors


Gracie Square
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What to Bring to the Hospital

Important Paperwork Checklist

Patients and/or a member of the family or support system should bring the following information on the day of admission. This will help the admissions process go smoothly.

For Your Comfort Checklist

A limited amount of casual, washable clothing is advised. All clothing should be marked with the patient’s name. We recommend bringing:

You may also bring:

While every effort is made to safeguard clothing and other property, the hospital cannot assume responsibility for lost or damaged personal items.

Gracie Square Hospital cannot assume responsibility for the loss of money, jewelry, or any other personal property kept in your room. Please do not bring valuables to the hospital. Cash and/or articles considered valuable must be kept with the cashier or in a hospital safe. The property clerk will explain the procedure to you during admission. After discharge, if personal property is not picked up it will be sent to the hospital’s post-discharge property storage area for safekeeping up to four months. Thereafter, property will be discarded accordingly.

Items Not Allowed on Patient Units

Not intended as a complete list, the following items are not allowed on patient units.

Your Medications

When you come to the hospital, you should bring a list of all the medications you currently take. This list should include all of your prescription and over-the-counter medications, as well as any vitamins or herbal supplements you are taking.

Allergies

The doctor or nurse should be advised of any allergies the patient may have, especially to medications and food, and/or to other substances.