What to bring

  • Your admission letter
  • Tablets and medicines – bring all your tablets, creams, drops, medicines etc that you are currently taking, including herbal remedies and any medicines you have bought
  • Mobile phone and charger/powerbank
  • Day clothes, night clothes, slippers, dressing gown, underwear. You may keep your day clothes but try to arrange for your suitcase to be taken home. It may help to put your name in your clothes to prevent items getting lost.
  • Toiletries, hairbrush, comb, shampoo, soap, paper tissues, toothbrush, toothpaste, denture cleaner, shaving equipment, sanitary protection
  • Face flannel, towels (hand and bath), wet wipes
  • Items you need every day – for example your walking aid, hearing aids, glasses, orthopaedic shoes
  • Entertainment items such as books, writing materials and envelopes, postage stamps, small change for the telephone, newspapers etc.
  • Items of religious importance to you