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Discharge from hospital

Welcome to the Niagara Health System. Our goal is to provide you with an excellent patient experience.

Our focus is not only on your care and treatment while in hospital, but also on your discharge from the hospital. The hospital is not the best environment for patients who no longer need acute hospital care. We start planning for your discharge as soon as possible. This helps ensure that the appropriate services are in place, if needed, when you leave the hospital.

We request your assistance with your discharge from hospital and ask that you or your family make arrangements for you to be picked up by 10 a.m. on your scheduled discharge day. Although every effort is made to accurately predict the day of discharge, please note that you should be prepared for discharge to occur a day earlier or later than planned.

We want to ensure that we provide the right care in the right place and at the right time. If you have any questions about discharge planning, please talk to your healthcare team.