We want your stay at The Ho Tai Way to be focused on your recovery process. Your comfort is important and so is the comfort of the other residents.


  • Please limit luggage to two pieces.
  • Comfortable casual attire
  • Exercise clothing – gym shorts/shirts and sneakers.
  • Weather appropriate outerwear – including an umbrella. Orange County weather is temperate, but the ocean breezes can make things cool, so bring clothes for layering such as a jacket, cardigans, or sweatshirts to wear over regular t-shirts.
  • Bathing suit
  • Personal hygiene items – shampoo/soap/toothbrush/toothpaste/shaving kit (alcohol-free and no aerosols).
  • Medications – bring your existing prescribed medications in the original bottles.
  • Smoking & tobacco products or e-smoking products — sealed and unopened.
  • A Picture ID such as driver’s license or passport.
  • Insurance and/or prescription card.
  • Method of payment – credit card or cashiers’ check for the amount agreed upon during the pre-admission phone assessment.
  • A contact list. We’ll need emergency contact information.
  • Journals, Books, Coloring material
  • Wrist watch
  • Leave all unnecessary valuables at home.

What NOT to bring:

  • Alcohol or non-prescription/illegal drugs.
  • Opened packs of cigarettes.
  • Over the counter medications and vitamins.
  • Body Powder or Baby Powder of any kind.
  • Perfumes or any product containing alcohol.
  • Aerosols.
  • Inappropriate or revealing clothing – that includes short shorts; pants that hang below the normal waist revealing underwear; any clothing with alcohol or drug logos/graphics.
  • Food, candy or drinks.
  • Guns, knives or any item commonly used as a weapon.

******Please note that the safety of our patients is our top priority so your bags will be subject to search during your arrival*****