Hospitalization of yourself or a loved one can be overwhelming. The details of moving from the hospital to home are probably not on your mind during the admission process. Patients and their families feel a sense of relief and/or stress when they hear their doctor say, “You will be discharged today or tomorrow. Do you have a ride home?” A ride home can sometimes be difficult because the timing may not coincide with your family’s schedule.
Planning your return home can be a great start to the recovery process. Some questions that you may want to ask include: