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Special Needs Adults

  Special Care For Special Needs Adults    


Special Care For Special Needs Adults

We understand that loved ones who depend upon others for daily living require special attention.  Besides the guidelines in the Before My Procedure and Day of Procedure, the following tips, will help make care for these adults easier:

Consent
The legal guardian needs to sign the consent for the procedure and anesthesia on or before the day of the procedure.

For Admission
Please bring the patient’s recent health history and medication information.  Be certain to follow the food and drink rules in the Before My Procedure section.

Personal Attendant
As with other patients, special needs patients require a parent, legal guardian or other responsible adult to remain at the center from admission through recovery.  A personal attendant will be required to stay with the patient for 24 hours after discharge.