Did you know that staying in bed for too long can lead to your muscles getting weaker, making it harder for you to get around? That's why we're here to help you take simple steps to keep active during your hospital stay. This will help you recover faster and get home sooner.
When you feel well enough, we'll help you get out of bed if you can, dress yourself if you are able, even go for a walk if you feel up to it.
It will help you if you have everything you need with you to do things as normally as possible - from reading glasses and a hearing aid if you usually use these, to day clothes to help you feel more yourself while you're on the ward.
Here's a useful checklist of things to have with you in hospital.