Recovering at Home

Your physician will decide when you are ready to be discharged. When you are ready to go, a nurse will assist you to gather your belongings. Wheelchair transportation is available to your car. A responsible adult needs to be available to provide transportation for you.

A discharge planner will, if needed, assist you and your family in making arrangements for care after your stay at the hospital. The Case Manager can help in selecting a convalescent facility, arranging for home health care services, or locating durable medical equipment. A Social Worker can help identify support services.