What To Bring


A list of your medications including dosage and times. If you bring your medication bottles instead of a list, please make arrangements for a family member or friend to take them home.

  • A list of your allergies.
  • Advance Directives about your health care. Download the forms from our website (www.cottagehealthsystem.org) or call your hospital to obtain a form: SYVCH: (805) 688-6431 x397.
  • Any forms the doctor gives you to bring.
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste, shampoo, comb, etc.
  • Your glasses or contact lenses and supplies.
  • Robe, non-skid slippers, and loose fitting clothes.
  • Your photo identification, insurance and/or Medicare cards, required forms or deposits.
  • Any assistive device (cane, walker, etc.) that you currently use. Please label with your name and address.