After the transplantation, rehabilitation helps you to regain the physical and mental resilience for everyday life and to avoid overstraining or complications.
As a rule, a three-week rehabilitation course begins no later than 14 days after the hospital stay. In individual cases, the doctor in charge at the rehabilitation clinic may decide to extend your stay by another week. The purpose of rehabilitation is to further stabilise your state of health and to give you helpful tips on how to deal with your new organ.
Physiotherapy and occupational therapy will help you to regain your physical fitness. In addition, it will help you to physical exercisecomplications from cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis.
A healthy diet helps to avoid infections and prevent high blood pressure and diabetes. In our training kitchen you will learn how to prepare healthy and tasty dishes for the time after rehab.
We offer psychological support in dealing with the disease, stress management and relaxation. Our social services will support you with personal, financial and professional problems and changes.
During the rehabilitation programme, our specialists also carry out a socio-medical assessment of the individual's ability to continue working. The aim is to minimise the consequences of the illness and prevent further damage to your health. After 6 months, most people are ready to resume everyday life and return to work.
Questions that may be on your mind now are
What can I expect from myself in everyday life, and what should I avoid?
How do I eat properly?
Questions about hygiene
What will happen to my health?
What are the career prospects?
Here we look for and find the answers together. A member of the social services team will be happy to provide you with more information about the rehabilitation programme.