For Your Discharge Home – Patient’s Checklist

  • You must have a responsible adult accompany you home by car and you should make arrangements for someone to be with you at home to care for you for the first 24 hours. If you have small children, make arrangements for someone to help you
  • Prescriptions (have these filled on your way home)
  • Follow up appointments with your surgeon or family doctor will be discussed with you
  • Discharge teaching will be completed by your nurse