Patients who are prepared for surgery and who take part in their care can recover in less time, with less pain and regain their independence.

The guide and videos below will give you the general information you need to get yourself, your family and your home ready for surgery.


Knee Replacement - Patient, Family & Caregiver Guide 


Module 1: Knee Replacement Surgery - What to expect

Module 2: Before the Surgery - How to prepare yourself and your home - Physiotherapy exercise demonstrations


Module 3: During Your Hospital Stay - What to bring to hospital, how to prepare leading up to surgery and what to expect after surgery


Module 4: After Surgery - Activity guidelines, wound care, returning to work and normal activities