move-in checklistHandy Move-In Checklist

Moving to a new place is a big deal, and Providence wants to help your transition go as smoothly as possible. As you’re packing and preparing for moving day, use this handy move-in checklist to make sure you have everything you need. (Want to print this list on a single page? Download the PDF here.)

Household items

  • Clothing
  • Personal furniture
  • Blankets, comforter, or quilt
  • Pillows
  • Pictures for walls
  • Lamps
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Alarm clock
  • Flashlight
  • Laundry basket and detergent
  • Wastebaskets
  • Bathrobe, pajamas, and slippers
  • Microwave and small refrigerator, if needed

Personal care products

  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Powder
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Comb and brush
  • Body lotion, body spray
  • Shaving items
  • Prescription medications (these must be in their original prescribed bottles)
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Band-aids, antibiotic ointment
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Disinfectant spray
  • Water bottle with lid

Necessary documents

  • Social Security card
  • Medicare card
  • Insurance cards
  • Driver’s license or State ID
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Durable Power of Attorney – Health
  • Living Will
  • Do Not Resuscitate order