Peninsula Regional Medical Center - Part of Peninusula Regional Health System


Care of Personal Belongings


CARE OF PERSONAL BELONGINGS

We discourage you from bringing valuables such as jewelry, watches, money and credit cards with you to the Medical Center. 

If you do bring them, your nurse can arrange to place them in a valuables envelope which will be stored in the cashier's office. You may claim them when you are discharged. Peninsula Regional cannot assume responsibility for the loss of any personal belongings brought into the Medical Center.  We strongly recommend the following to help keep your personal belongings safe during your Medical Center stay.

Glasses & Hearing Aids
Best
when not in use, kept in a case labeled with your name or container placed in the drawer of your bedside table.
In Danger if left on top of your over-bed or bedside table or under your pillow.

Valuables 
Best
if left at home or in the Medical Center safe.
In Danger if left in your room while you are away for testing or surgery.

Clothing 
Best
kept in the closet, drawers of your bedside table or your suitcase. (Please send soiled clothing home with a family member)

Dentures 
Best
when not in use, kept in a denture cup labeled with your name and placed in the drawer of your bedside table.
In Danger when wrapped in tissues or paper towels, left on food trays, in paper cups, on top of your over-bed, on a  bedside table or under your pillow.