i. What do you need to bring?
• All insurance papers in case you belong to an insurance company, & cooperate with the insurance dept in order to facilitate your admission procedure.
• Your current medications in their original containers.
• All the documents requested by the admission desk (civil ID, marital contract…)
ii. What not to bring?
• Person valuables &belongings: the hospital cannot be responsible for valuables that you keep in your possession. Leave all your jewelry, money (large sum) wallets & pursues at home for their safekeeping.
iii. Room and unit orientation
• Admission nurse will orient the room.
• All facilities and services for patient convenience – telephone, television, and news paper are usually available at the hospital.
• Essential telephone numbers are available in the room.
• Instruction on use of bed, nurses call system and smoking policy will be explained by the Registered Nurse.
iv. Home Medicines
• Patient will be discharged with proper discharge information. Home medicine and follow-up appointment and Home Health Care service will be instructed by the nurse.
• Some of the nursing procedures, which the patient may have to continue at home should be taught to him or family members who will be caring for him at home.
• The patient should be given the explanations or instructions about his treatment, diet, exercises, medications, etc.
• Instructions regarding further care, medication, treatment and follow-up should be clearly written and interpreted to the patient and to his family members.
v. Welcome Packs