Hospitalization of yourself or a loved one can be overwhelming. The details of moving from the hospital to home is 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 great start to the recovery process. Some questions that you may want to ask include: