What to Bring to CenterPointe Columbia

What to Bring

You should bring the following items with you when you are admitted to the hospital:

  • Insurance and ID cards
  • Name, address and phone numbers of current and previous physicians and therapists
  • Name, address and phone numbers for your child’s school, school counselor, and school nurse
  • Your current medication list with dosages or all of your current medications, including over-the-counter medications and inhalers, for verification. Medications will be sent home if possible.
  • 3-5 sets of clothing/underwear/bras without wires/socks (no strings, ties, metal or underwire) (washers and dryers are available on the unit for washing clothes)
  • 2 pairs of shoes without shoe strings (1 pair for gym)
  • Nightwear/pajamas
  • Comb and/or hairbrush*
  • Oral Care Items* (toothbrush/ toothpaste/ denture cup/denture cleaner)
  • Eye Care Items (contact lenses)
  • cleaning solution/case/eyeglasses)
  • Deodorant* (non-aerosol)
  • Shampoo & conditioner*
  • Sweater or jacket

*Available at the Hospital

Our dress code guidelines are intended to encourage a respectful, safe and enjoyable environment for all patients. Clothing should not be revealing or extremely tight – no halter tops, tube tops, fishnet shirts, medical scrubs, short-shorts. Clothing should not contain drug/alcohol/sexual/gang-related messages.

What not to Bring

To ensure the safety of all patients during their stay at CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia, the following items are not permitted on the hospital unit:

  • No outside food/candy/gum
  • Electronical devices
  • Glass/Metal/Hard plastic objects or containers/Clothes Hangers
  • Aerosol Sprays/Flammable Liquids
  • CenterPointe is a non-smoking facility. Cigarettes, vapes, and other smoking devices are not allowed on the premise.
  • Guns/Knives/Weapons/Ammunition/ Scissors
  • Pornographic Materials
  • Cell phone/Pager (will be secured in locked area with limited access upon admission)
  • Recording Devices
  • Mind altering substances
  • Drug Paraphernalia
  • Personal hygiene products containing alcohol (including but not limited to: cologne, body spray, mouth wash)
  • Picture frames (however, picture without frame is permitted)
  • Rope/String/Yarn/Scarves/Belts
  • Plastic bags/Cellophane
  • Spiral/Wire binder notebooks
  • Hosiery
  • Nail polish/Files/Polish remover
  • Any items that may be used by a patient to harm themselves or others
  • No cash or valuable jewelry
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