If you need more intensive care and treatment option, in-patient admission may be
the best option for you. An in-patient admission means staying in the Akeso facility and engaging in the
programmes on offer while there.
Comfortable and casual clothing or day wear. No shorts or crop tops are allowed.
Nightclothes/pyjamas, slippers, and dressing gown, for sleeping only.
You can also bring appropriate gym wear and a small padlock to lock your wardrobe.
ID documentation (for the patient and medical aid main member).
Remember to also pack your medical aid card.
Debit/credit card/cash (depending on the facility).
Toiletries such as soap, shampoo, conditioner, hairbrush, etc. Please do not bring anything
containing alcohol. Any sharp objects will need to be handed in at the nursing station.
A notebook and pen will also come in handy.
Please bring all medication you are taking and hand it in at the nursing staff.
We do not sell cigarettes on the premises, so please bring your own if required. Please note that
the use of e-cigarettes or vaping is not allowed on the premises.
what to keep in mind
We do not allow certain items in our facilities, and you should not bring any of these with you, it may
compromise your place as an in-patient in our facilities.
Valuables – these will be at your own risk. Netcare Akeso will not be held liable for items that
are mislaid. This includes jewellery, electronic equipment, and large sums of money.
Alcohol and/or illicit drugs, including cannabis/marijuana.
Weapons/firearms of any kind.
Low risk clients who require intensive mental healthcare may be eligible for day admissions to a Netcare
Akeso facility, based on a psychiatrist’s recommendation. This means that an in-hospital mental health
programme is followed, but you will sleep at home instead of at the facility.
There are also various outpatient options available at our facilities.
Please contact your nearest Netcare Akeso facility to find out more about these options.
As part of our commitment to providing the best and safest care to all of our patients, we listen. If
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