Important Questions to Ask Before Discharge:
What are the options for care after discharge?
What sorts of medical equipment will be needed (such as a walker)?
Who is arranging the delivery of the medical equipment?
What is the number to call with questions about the equipment?
Are there support groups or a social worker to speak with regarding any concerns about how you or yourFamily is coping with the illness?
Are there ways to get help with the cost of care?
What will insurance cover?
Check the tasks below that you would like help with after discharge and notify the staff of these needs:
Using the bathroom
Picking up prescription drugs
Getting to doctors’ appointments