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Planning for your discharge

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (U.S.)

Planning for your discharge

a checklist for patients and caregivers preparing to leave a hospital, nursing home, or other health care setting

by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (U.S.)

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Published by Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in [Baltimore, Maryland?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nursing home patients,
  • Popular works,
  • Transfer,
  • Admission and discharge,
  • Hospitals,
  • Caregivers

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesChecklist for patients and caregivers preparing to leave a hospital, nursing home, or other health care setting.
    SeriesCMS Pub -- No. 11376., CMS pub -- no. 11376.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA971.8 .P53 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet ([6] pages) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25527106M
    OCLC/WorldCa829687000

    Discharge planning can be defined as the assessment of inpatients medical conditions for the purpose of arranging appropriate care upon leaving the facility, within this planning it includes how long the patient will be in the hospital, the expected outcomes and whether there are special needs or requirements on discharge Watts and Garner, ().   Discharge planning is a complex activity, particularly in the context of new services offered outside hospital, like intermediate care, and having a population with more older people, who often have extremely complex care needs. However, effective discharge planning is crucial to ensure timely discharge and continuity of care.

    ) and †November proposed CMS Discharge Planning Conditions of Participation (Medicare and Medicaid programs revision to requirements for discharge planning for hospitals Review your current processes, including written discharge information and documentation, to identify the extent to which they adhere to the intent of these discharge. Start studying ATI OB Book Ch 19 Postpartum Discharge Teaching. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

    Leaving the hospital - your discharge plan. After an illness, leaving the hospital is your next step toward recovery. Depending on your condition, you may be going home or to another facility for further care. Before you go, it is a good idea to create a list of things you will need once you leave. A good way to start planning for discharge is by asking the doctor how long your family member is likely to be in the rehabilitation (“rehab” or “subacute”) facility. The doctor or physical therapist.


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Be helping you) are Planning for your discharge book members of the planning team. You and your caregiver can use this checklist to prepare for your discharge. Instructions: • Use this checklist early and often during your stay. • Talk to your doctor and the staff (like a discharge planner, social File Size: KB.

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Apple. Android. Windows Phone. Android. To Cited by: Essential functions of discharge planning, including patient choice, health literacy, communicating with caregivers, and delivery of notices, are presented in a clear Planning for your discharge book concise format.

Focuses on DRGs and the critical need for planning and teamwork resulting from early discharge. Provides checklist to help ensure continuity of care, as it relates to health promotion, recuperation, short- and long-term rehabilitation, chronic disease, institutional care, and terminal illness.

After your physician writes your discharge order on your chart, the person who will take you home should speak to the Security Officer who will direct him/her to the patient pick-up area.

Before leaving, check your room to ensure that you have all your belongings. For. In general, the basics of a discharge plan are: Evaluation of the patient by qualified personnel Discussion with the patient or his representative Planning for homecoming or transfer to another care facility Determining whether caregiver training or other support is needed Referrals to a home care.

Discharge planning has long been a challenge for organizations, but proposed revisions to Medicare's Conditions of Participation (CoP s) will increase the burden on healthcare facilities, especially in case management departments, by expanding the number and.

An Aspects Of Discharge Planning Nursing Essay This assignment looks at the communication strategies to support and empower the patient living with COPD, a Long Term Condition and their Significant Others when planning their discharge from hospital. discharge planning involves helping the patient to get assistance with the care they will need when they leave the acute hospital.

this is how you make sure the patient is going to get continuing care when they leave the hospital and how you help them move from the hospital to another healthcare facility or their home.

discharge plan to facilitate its implementation and to avoid unnecessary delays in the resident discharge or transfer.

Key Points from Interpretive Guidelines for (c) (1) Discharge Planning Process • The discharge care plan is part of the comprehensive care plan and must: o Be developed by the interdisciplinary team.

Discharge Planning ☆ 1. Introduction. A review of the literature indicates that a hospital often discharges patients with insufficient 2. Definition of discharge planning. Discharge planning is an interdisciplinary approach to continuity of care; it is a 3.

Development of discharge planning. Discharge planning starts when the patient is admitted. Normally, there is a discharge planning committee for the floor--the RN case manager, dept manager, MSW, and some others. There is certain criteria that the managers/RN case managers use to determine when and where the patient should be discharged.

Keep a patient too long in an acute care facility--beyond what Medicare. A copy of the law is included in DP Appendix A, “California’s Discharge Planning Law,” found at the end of this guidebook.

For your convenience, a copy of the current Medicare Condition of Participation (CoP) for discharge planning is included as DP Appendix B. Discharge planning is a formal process that leads to the development of an ongoing, individualised programme of care and support which meets the objectively assessed needs of a patient/consumer on leaving hospital.

It addresses the social, cultural, therapeutic and educational. By establishing this prior to discharge, staff ensures a single source for clinical documentation from the very start. Communication Program: Now that Helen is preparing for discharge, the Healwrights need a step-by-step map of her care plan to follow going forward (detailing follow-up appointments, changes in medication dosing, etc.).

• Discuss your military service with your family and if possible, locate copies of your military separation document(s), such as your DD • Document your spouse’s and your marital histories. This information may be needed if your spouse applies for VA benefits after your passing.

• Discuss your final wishes regarding your remains. Hospital discharge planning is a process that determines the kind of care you need after you leave the hospital. Discharge plans can help prevent future readmissions, and they should make your move from the hospital to your home or another facility as safe as possible.

III. Grasping the Discharge Planning Process Once PAC providers understand which staff members are involved with discharge planning, they must have a detailed knowledge of what discharge planning entails.

Understanding the challenges and needs of discharge planners allows PAC providers to offer solutions to address them. PAC providers should. Getting discharge planning right is more important than ever. This topic has been on the Cardiovascular Roundtable’s radar for years, and we’ve developed a number of lessons and resources to help our members.

Below, we’re profiling three institutions with successful strategies for discharge planning, and the accompanying resources with. The book and software help you write your treatment plan with point-and-click simplic- ity and have been approved by all accrediting bodies.

The treatment plan is built around the .Abstract. As early asSir Thomas Loch recognized the need for discharge planning and its pivotal role in continuity of care when he said, "There is a need for someone at the hospital to.BACKGROUNDDischarge from hospital can be a vulnerable period for patients.

Multifaceted “discharge bundles” facilitate care transitions and possibly decrease adverse outcomes. We describe a structured approach to discharge planning, starting from admission and proceeding through discharge, using a standardized checklist of tasks to be performed for each hospitalization IVETo.