Your discharge

How should you prepare for your discharge?

It is possible that you will be discharged as early as the fifth day after the operation at 11 a.m. It is preferable that one of your family members be present for your return home. They can also accompany you over the next few days to your appointments.

Depending on your health status, the doctor may prescribe a home-based carer (for cleaning, meals, etc.) in collaboration with the Geneva Home Assistance Institution (Institution genevoise de maintien à domicile (imad)).


Getting ready to leave

The date of your discharge is decided by agreement with your doctor. It is planned with you, to help your return to everyday life.


Before you leave hospital, please make sure you have received the following: