Going to rehab isn't exactly a vacation but it pays to know what to bring and what things are permitted inside the treatment facility.
Treatment centres are enforcing stringent rules when it comes to contrabands and prohibited objects inside the facility. Majority of facilities give you a list of permitted and prohibited items.
You will be required to check in after you arrive at the rehab and begin the process for the admission. The staff will carefully check your belonging to ensure you are not carrying any banned substance or item with you. Many inpatient facilities record the stuff you bring in their database in order to ensure none of your stuff is left behind when you check out.
Supplies are permitted in the therapy clinics. Every clinic has rules on additional items.
Most rehab centres have their own website featuring a "What to Pack" webpage, where you will find information regarding what is allowed. Search for the FAQ page if that section is not present. Many centres give their future patients a packing checklist which you can refer to. Contact your clinic's admission office if you don't find the material you need. You will have all of your queries and doubts clarified. This will also be an opportune moment for you to inquire about anything that you were not sure with.
It is a given that rules vary from one centre to another, others are still while others are a bit lenient.
Please find below the endorsed items:
Most centres for rehab adhere to a strict dress code, and therefore, it is essential for you to be aware about any restrictions, which may apply during the packing. If you are not sure about how to pack for the weather, you should be looking forward to packing layering options like T-shirts, sweaters, cardigans and jackets.
Pack only that many clothes which can be easily accommodated in your room.
Attire for a week is sufficient as you should be able to wash your clothing in a laundry machine at your centre. Bring everyday clothes that require no special washing process.
Keep the weather in mind and bring a seven day weather-appropriate set of clothes like.
Carrying alcohol free makeup products is what many rehabs advocate for. However, these requirements varies from one centre to another. Do not bring aerosols.
You should be taking along 30-day requirements of toiletries and beauty products, including:
Almost all treatment centres have a list of forbidden items and they enforce a set of rules. This is because they might compromise the recovery process of the patient or even put their lives at risk. Please find below the list of objects that are forbidden, it may be different from clinic to clinic:
Games and playing cards, video games and DVDs, and sporting apparatus may leave you wondering. Retrieval will be better off without such distractions. They will provide screening schedules or any equivalent at their specified time.
Most clinics will prohibit food and drinks coming from outside as they don't respect proper sugar and caffeine quantities. Three healthy meals, beverages, and snacks are provided by the centre. You will have to inform the centre if you have any special dietary requirements or allergies.
Because policies differ from centre to centre, it is possible to find that some items are allowed in one and not in another. You may wonder but some centres allow these items inside the facility:
Don't freak out if you bring along something forbidden after you get to the clinic. The personnel will just endorse it to your accompanying friend or loved one. Many others will hold the items for 24 hours until someone comes over to pick them up. Other centres will just keep them for your and return the same once you have cleared the program and leave the centre.
In case you live alone and are planning to check in by yourself. You should check with the centre what items are allowed and what are not before packing. Any prohibited items that they have confiscated are expected to be returned. If the centres do not store the items, you can ask them to ship them back for you.
Packing For Rehab Can Be Easy If you have all the information from the rehab, this process becomes less hectic. They always have documents that give details of this information. As a generally suggested idea, pack and travel light and keep it to bare essentials.
There are a lot of facilities that permits you to personal items to decorate or personalize your space. Our treatment specialists can provide you the assistance needed to find a centre best suited to your requirements.
Contact your clinic by giving us a phone call now on 0800 246 1509.