Jan 25, · Jackson-Pratt Drain Care Instructions | Roswell Park Patient Education - Duration: Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center 4, views. Going home after breast surgery with drains Read this resource to learn: • How to care for yourself when you go home • What activities you can do while you heal. JP Drain Site Care After Removal Post-Operative Instructions How do I care for my JP Drain site after removal? You may shower 48 hours after your drain is removed. If you have more than one drain, you cannot shower until the last drain has been out for 48 hours. The dressing that was applied to the site where the JP drain(s) was pulled can .