Discharge Planning Needs

Rapid Recovery Joint Program

Your RN Case Manager will ensure that you are discharged to your home in a safe and efficient manner. To make certain that all of your discharge needs are met, your RN Case Manager will need your help.

Please keep the following in mind prior to surgery so your discharge will flow seamlessly.

Some joint surgeries will require additional physical therapy in the home once discharged. It would help to have an idea of:

Which home health care agency you would like to use.

Some joint surgeries will require medical equipment at discharge, such as walkers, bedside commodes, etc. It would help to have an idea of:

Which company you would like to order it from.

Some local companies will deliver to the hospital prior to discharge.


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