Long-Term Care

Move-In Checklist

Preparing for Your New Life

As you prepare to enter Saint Paul Health Center, there are some items that you will want to bring to make your long-term rehabilitation stay as comfortable as possible.


  • Pajamas or nightgowns
  • Robe
  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • Sturdy shoes & slippers (non-skid soles)
  • Shirts or blouses
  • Slacks, jeans or jogging suits
  • Sweater or jacket
  • Laundry bag


  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste
  • Denture cup
  • Soap
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Hairbrush/comb
  • Shaving equipment
  • Makeup
  • Deodorant
  • Blow dryer

Assistive Items

  • Hearing aid
  • Glasses or contact lenses
  • Cleaning supplies for glasses/contact lenses/dentures
  • Splints, cane or walker
  • Leisure time items, such as books, cards, CDs, laptop, etc.

Helpful Documentation to Bring

  • Your Proof of Citizenship or Residency (e.g., U.S. Passport or Birth Certificate and State Issued Photo ID). Non-Citizens must present a temporary or permanent resident card with photo.
  • Your Medicare, Medicaid, Manage Care, Social Security and Insurance cards, including prescription drug cards, if applicable.
  • If you have a representative for financial decisions, supporting documents such as a Power of Attorney for Financial Decisions, Guardian, Surrogate or other.
  • If paying privately, a check or credit card.
  • In the event that you have applied for state medical assistance (Medicaid), a copy of the application.

Important Tips

  • Bring clothing that can be machine-washed.
  • Bring clothing that is easy to pull on or remove, such as pants with elastic waistbands.
  • Bring items to make your stay comfortable.
  • Very expensive or irreplaceable items such as jewelry or large sums of money are better left at home.

If you or a loved one is in need of long-term rehabilitation, please contact Saint Paul Health Center today to arrange a tour of our community.


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