Preparing to return home
It is important that you prepare now for things that you may need when you return home. Questions you may need answering are:
If you are in any doubt about the answer to these questions. please ask your GP or speak to your consultant's secretary.
Some things to think about and prepare for are:
letting the doctor or health professional who is caring for you know what you need in the way of support or equipment to help you at home
having someone to take you home
having someone to stay with you if needed, or if you are staying with someone, letting them know what your arrangements are
help with housework and shopping.
Red Cross - Home from Hospital
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