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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Discharging Tomorrow to a Skilled Nursing Facility

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I have been a patient at San Francisco General Hospital for nearly a week. I was admitted last Thursday for surgery and I'll be discharged Tuesday which is tomorrow.

My doctor's plan is to discharge me to a skilled nursing facility so the nurses can perform daily wound care. The surgery included a skin graft and lengthening of the achilles tendon on the right foot, both of which need professional care.

I Have to Do Something Different with My Life

My plan is to get into a harm reduction program as soon as I am discharged from the San Francisco Nursing Center which is where I may go tomorrow. I have to do something different with my life and I think a harm reduction program is a good place to begin.

I was a patient at the San Francisco Nursing Center for more than a month prior to being transferred to General, so I don't think there will be a problem getting accepted again.

The SFNC is one of the top nursing facilities in The City so I'm going to a good place. In fact, they are in the top three of facilities General Hospital recommends on a regular basis.

I want to get into a harm reduction program because I want to change my life for the better. I have been a drug addict for the better part of the past three decades and it's time I turn my life around.