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Hospital Visit Packing Checklist

Going into hospital as a in-patient? Use this checklist to help you get packed and ready to go, don’t forget to take a positive mindset with you too.


  • Pajamas or nightgown
  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • Slippers
  • Bathrobe / dressing gown
  • Comfortable clothing (track suit, light sweater)


  • Toiletry kit (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, denture dish, comb, hairbrush, hairbands, nail scissors, nail file, cosmetics, nail polish remover)
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Shaving supplies
  • Hair dryer


  • Health insurance card(s)
  • Pre-authorisation from your insurance if applicable
  • Medical reports (e.g., x-rays, reports)
  • Allergy ID / diabetes documentation
  • Advance health care directive
  • Medication list
  • Emergency contact details


  • Reading material such as books and magazines
  • Tablet!
  • Earplugs
  • Hearing aid
  • Glasses
  • Walking cane
  • Change, coins (for the automatic dispensing machines)
  • Stationery and pen
  • Regular medication

Leave at home

  • Jewellery
  • Money

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