What Can Caregivers Bring to the Hospital?
It can be a very stressful time for parents and caregivers while a child is hospitalized. It is often helpful and comforting to have personal items from home with you, such as:
- Magazines, books, or puzzle books
- Cellular phone & charger
- Calling card
- Toiletries, such as toothbrush, toothpaste, lotion, deodorant, cleanser, shampoo and conditioner, hairdryer, etc.
- Address book
- Calendar or datebook
- Change of clothing
- Comfortable sleepwear
- Personal medications
- Stress-reducing items, such as running shoes, knitting supplies, iPod, or laptop