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  • During your stay in the hospital, you are encouraged to stay active.
  • Always follow hospital staff advice about what you can do safely on your own.
  • For activities such as showering, getting dressed, eating your meals or walking to the toilet, you may need staff assistance or supervision.
  • Ask for help if you need it, especially on days when you are not feeling well.
  • Staying physically and mentally active can help you recover faster and reduce the chance of problems when you go home.

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Reviewed on: 01-03-2022