Patients have the right to use our telephones to make and receive confidential telephone calls, unless the call violates a criminal law or would unreasonably infringe on other persons’ use of the telephone.
Food and drink are restricted to that which is store bought and sealed. Fast food and drinks are not allowed as the patient is provided with snacks on the unit. Special diets are requested through the dietary staff. Vending machines are located in the Lobby area for the patients. The amount of up to $20.00 is allowed to bring to a patient, and single bills and change are preferred.
You may bring clothing for the patient, enough to last for up to a couple of days, without belts or strings, as they are not allowed on the unit. A washer and dryer are available on each unit.
Toiletries are provided on the unit for all patients; however, patients are allowed to have their own toiletries.
Patients often request small amounts of cash of up to $10, pre-packaged, sealed food, books, magazine, DVD’s and CD’s.
Items not allowed on units: