After a Hip Fracture
Your guide after a hip fracture
Surgery for your hip fracture
Before your surgery
Day of your surgery
After your surgery
Moving around and caring for yourself
Phase 1 hip exercises
Phase 2 hip exercises
Getting your home ready
Tips for a safe home
Caring for yourself at home
When to get medical help
Delirium and confusion – Information for family and friends
Resources and other languages
Recovering from a broken (fractured) hip is a team effort. It includes you, your family and friends, and your healthcare team. Your healthcare team is made up of:
This resource will help you understand what to expect after you break your hip. It will also give you information to help with your recovery. Please let your healthcare team know if you have questions or concerns.
The Hip Fracture Care Pathway is used to plan your care and transition from the hospital (where you go after your surgery). A pathway shows you all of the steps in your treatment, starting before your surgery to your recovery at home. Your healthcare team will work with you and your family so that you recover faster and go home sooner.
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