After a hospitalization, your rehabilitation and recovery journey may take you to a skilled nursing facility (SNF)—we specialize in these short-term rehabilitation stays. At Prestige care, our goal is to help you transition from hospital to home and provide you with tools for each phase of your recovery.

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What To Bring:

  • Health insurance cards
  • Advance directives and any other pertinent records (Durable Power of Attorney, Guardianship papers)
  • Emergency contact information
  • Three to five sets of loose, comfortable clothes that are easy to get into and remove
  • One pair of comfortable walking shoes
  • Undergarments
  • Pajamas and slippers
  • Comfortable coat or jacket
  • Any splints, braces, orthotics, and customized equipment — like a wheelchair — that you use at home
  • Personal items such as glasses, dentures, and hearing aids
  • Address book and/or personal phone book
  • Activities that you enjoy such as books, games or cards
  • Cell phone and cell phone charger
  • Items that make you feel more comfortable, such as your own:
    • Toothbrush
    • Toothpaste
    • Hairbrush
    • Makeup
    • Pillow

Leave your valuables, large amounts of cash & medications at home – as your medications may have changed since your hospital stay.

Learn More With Our Resource Guides

At Prestige, we know that a move to skilled nursing center is a big change. We’ve assembled more resource guides to help you navigate this change.

From detailing what to bring with you, to how to support your loved one, the guides cover a full spectrum of topics related to making a move.

Choose from the following topics to help you on your journey:





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