Guidelines for discharge planning
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Guidelines for discharge planning by Janis H. David

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Published by Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Downey, Calif .
Written in English


  • Care of the sick,
  • Home nursing,
  • Nurses and nursing

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Edition Notes

ContributionsHanser, Johanne,, Madden, Barbara W.,
LC ClassificationsRT61 D3
The Physical Object
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18680758M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Guidelines for discharge planning. Thorofare, N.J., C.B. Slack, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. What Is Discharge Planning? Medicare states that discharge planning is “a process used to decide what a patient needs for a smooth move from one level of care to another. ” Only a doctor can authorize a patient ʼ s release from the hospital, but the actual process of discharge planning can be completed by a social worker, nurse, case. This book provides guidance on developing a discharge planning workflow during a time when hospitals must create discharge plans for a larger percentage of patients than ever. Essential functions of discharge planning, including patient choice, health literacy, communicating with caregivers, and delivery of notices, are presented in a clear and. your discharge. You and your caregiver (a family member or friend who may. be helping you) are important 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 Size: KB.

CMS has revised guidelines for the discharge planning condition of participation in the State Operations Manual. The revisions show the consolidation of 24 . IDEAL Discharge Planning Overview, Process, and Checklist Evidence for engaging patients and families in discharge planning Nearly 20 percent of patients experience an adverse event within 30 days of discharge. 1,2. Research shows that three-quarters of these could have been prevented or ameliorated. 1. Common post-discharge complications. Discharge planning has long been a challenge for organizations, but expected revisions to Medicare's Conditions of Participation (CoP) will increase the burden on healthcare facilities, especially in case management departments, by expanding the number and type of discharge plans that must be rge Planning Guide: Tools for Compliance, Fourth Edition, Cited by: 2. To provide approved mental health services with guidelines concerning practice in relation to case management and discharge planning in community settings. These guidelines are intended to: Provide a framework for consideration of issues associated with discharge planning; Be adaptable to different service systems and resource availability.

Post-discharge plan of care means the discharge planning process, which includes assessing continuing care needs and developing a plan designed to ensure the individual’s needs will be met after discharge from the facility into the community (42 C.F.R. §(l)). 1. Hosp Case Manag. Aug;21(8), CMS updates discharge planning guidelines. [No authors listed] The need for timely and comprehensive discharge planning takes on new importance as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issues revised Discharge Planning Interpretive Guidelines for surveyors to use to assess a hospital's compliance with . Demand for public hospital specialist clinics (outpatient) services is growing, driven by an ageing population, the increasing burden of chronic disease and rising community expectations. In addition, changing hospital practices have led to much shorter inpatient stays for many medical and surgical conditions and a focus on managing patients on a non-admitted basis where . Guidelines for discharge planning, by Janis H. David, Johanne E. Hanser [and] Barbara W. Madden.