Sometimes, having a chronic disease—such as End-Stage Renal Disease—can result in spending the night in the hospital unexpectedly. One tip to make the stay more comfortable is having a pre-packed “go bag”. This could be helpful for not only patients being admitted, but also the caregivers that accompany them. To get started, below are some areas to focus on when pre-packing the bag:

  • Comfortable clothes and bedding
  • Entertainment
  • Sleep aids
  • Snacks
  • Copies of important documents and helpful lists
  • Toiletries

For more details about specific items to include in these categories, read the full article.