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  • Remind whoever is collecting you to bring clothes for you to go home in.
  • Be clear about any medicines you are taking home with you. If in doubt, please ask a Nurse or Doctor.
  • Ask the Sister/Charge Nurse or Ward Clerk, in advance, for any medical certificates you may need, e.g. private insurance/health insurance claim forms.
  • When you arrive home let your local Department of Social Security Office know so that your benefits can be readjusted if necessary.
  • If you need one, make sure you know the date and time of your follow-up outpatient's appointment.
  • Make sure you have a copy of your discharge arrangements.
  • Please check that you have taken home all your personal property.
  • Have you received advice on diet; exercise and resuming normal activities?