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Discharge / Going Home

Discharge time from the hospital is 11 a.m. Discharge time from St. Johns Rehab is 9:00 a.m. 
A family member or friend should take you home after a hospital stay. Volunteers will be happy to provide a wheelchair escort to your car if needed.

When you leave, please make sure that you have all your belongings, as well as your after care instructions and prescriptions. It is important that you understand about:

  • Your medication, what to eat and drink
  • Returning to normal activities 
  • Return appointments

If you are unsure about anything, ask your healthcare provider before you leave.

Valuables in safekeeping can be picked up anytime in the Security Office located in CG03.

Planning for your discharge 

Tips to help you plan for your discharge, including what to prepare, think about, and questions to ask your health care team.

Discharge planning survey

We want you to have the best experience when you plan to leave the hospital. Let us know what's important for you in discharge planning by taking the survey »

Billing / Patient Accounts

Please make sure to visit Patient Accounts in D117 to check the status of your account upon discharge. For more information about charges or billing procedures, call 416-480-4156.

Repatriation (transfer to another facility)

Your stay at Sunnybrook will last for the duration of care that is required from the hospital’s specialized teams. You may be transferred to a hospital or health care institution closer to your home for further care and follow up treatment. Learn more about repatriation »

Help us improve the post-op care experience

Have you had emergency general surgery at Sunnybrook after being admitted through the Emergency Department? We would like to hear from you. Learn more »