Video: Home from the Hospital


This video for families and bcaregivers is part of a three-part series discussing coming home after a hospitalization for vCOVID-19. It includes tips about important aspects of recovery at home, including physical activity, nutrition, rest and sleep, stress relief, and hygiene.

Key Takeaways:

    • Understand and follow discharge instructions after a hospitalization.
    • Contact the PCP so they are aware and can monitor the person’s progress at home.
    • It is important to focus on nutrition, physical activity, sleep and rest, stress relief, and hygiene to promote recovery.

For more information visit:

Food Safety During COVID-19

COVID-19 Recovery

Four Steps to Food Safety


PCHC Hospital Admission/Discharge Planning Booklet

Video Overview (PDF)


In this video, Patty Graves from Southeastern HCQU goes over what to expect when someone comes home from the hospital after being treated for COVID-19. It includes tips for discharge planning, communication, and preparation for the care of the recovering person at home.

Key Takeaways:

    • •Discharge planning starts on the day of admission.
    • Communication is key to a successful discharge.
    • Establish lines of communication with the hospital on admission.
    • Have a clear plan for the person’s care for when they return.
    • REMEMBER the person is still recovering!

For more information:

Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention Concerning Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): FAQs and Considerations for Patient Triage, Placement and Hospital Discharge

Hospital Admission and Discharge Planning Booklet

Johns Hopkins Medicine: Hospital Discharge

Video Overview

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