Patient Discharge

Patient Discharge Instructions in Spanish

What this Section Covers:

You learn how to communicate basic discharge information in Spanish.


  1. We'll be discharging you tomorrow morning.
  2. You'll need to urinate before you can go home.
  3. You can't drive.
  4. Do you have somebody to take you home?
  5. Is there anyone at home who can help you?
  6. Can you stay with family or friends?
  7. The social worker will arrange for your home health care.
  8. Call the doctor if you have any problems.


  1. Mañana lo damos de alta.
  2. Usted tendrá que orinar antes de poder volver a casa.
  3. No puede conducir.
  4. ¿Hay una persona que le puede llevar a casa?
  5. ¿Hay alguien en casa que lo pueda ayudar?
  6. ¿Puede quedarse con la familia o amigos?
  7. Un trabajador social se encargará de su cuidado de salud a domicilio.
  8. Llame al médico si tiene algún problema.

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