Wednesday, October 3, 2007

What to bring to the nursing home

Clothing and Personal Items

The Home’s staff has prepared a list of necessary clothing and personal items for residents. This list is based upon our experience with what residents need for personal comfort, good grooming and adequate attire.

All clothing should be WASHABLE as there is a charge for dry cleaning.
The Home will label all clothing with the resident’s name.
All necessary linen and bedding will be provided.
All luggage must be removed on the day of admission.
Television and Refrigerator measurements must conform as follows:

Refrigerator: 21 ½ inches in height, 25 inches in width, 18 inches deep
Television: 26 ½ inches in height, 25 inches in width, 17 inches deep

Clothing List for Residents who are Incontinent

14 pairs of slacks, 2 pair of slippers (hard back, crepe soles)
14 shirts, 2 pairs of shoes
1 suit, 2 sweaters
2 belts, 1 jacket (optional)
20 pairs of under shorts, 1 overcoat (seasonal)
2 ties (optional), 15 pairs of undershirts
2 bathrobes, 1 hat, skull cap
15 pairs of socks, 4 pairs of pajamas
toiletries, electric razor, Toiletries

As the Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale will now be your home, we encourage you to personalize your room with the following kinds of items:

Framed family photographs
Small mirror
Refrigerator (see page 1)
Table lamp
Television (see page 1)
Lap robe

Have a great day.

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