We ask that patients keep approximately 3-4 changes of clothing while on the unit. Comfortable clothing is suggested, and laundry facilities are available. Although we do have basic hygiene items available for patients, you are able to bring basic toiletries to the facility. Some items may be kept locked in a personal bin and given to you when needed. Other items may be returned home if unacceptable for the unit. We are always concerned about patient safety and consequently must limit access of certain items to the unit.
When you arrive on the unit, your personal belongings will be checked in by a mental health tech. You will be allowed to keep your clothing in your room. The following list of clothing is suggested:
The following items are not allowed at Bloomington Meadows: