When a family member or friend is in hospital you might be concerned about what will happen when they leave hospital.

If you were caring for them before their hospital stay, you may be wondering if their needs have changed, or you may be preparing to take on a caring role for the first time.

For advice and information: about what to expect and your rights and choices as an unpaid carer:
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Read our guide Click here >>>

For further information:
To read the ‘Coming Out of Hospital’ factsheet by Carers UK Click here >>>
Read the NHS information about being discharged from hospital Click here >>> 

Sources of local support:
SCCCC runs the Back Home Scheme in Sheffield, which is a person-centred 4-week plan to help older patients regain confidence and to empower them to settle back into their home and community after hospital discharge. Click here >>>
For support in your local community see the Sheffield Directory information about People Keeping Well organisations Click here >>>