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Ensuring the effective discharge of older patients from NHS acute hospitals

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee of Public Accounts.

Ensuring the effective discharge of older patients from NHS acute hospitals

report, together with formal minutes, oral and written evidence

by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee of Public Accounts.

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Published by Stationery Office in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCommittee of Public Accounts.
Series[H.C.]. [2002-2003] -- 459, Report / Committee of Public Accounts. Session 2002-03 -- 33rd
The Physical Object
Pagination18, 20p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20420327M
ISBN 100215011864
OCLC/WorldCa54316542

Discharge planning, Simple discharge, Acute care, Registered nurses, Survey 1 Introduction In England it has been estimated that 80% of discharges are classified as simple, defined as patients who will usually be discharged to their own home, and/or have simple ongoing care needs [1]. All registered nurses should be competent to. Discharge planning is a routine feature of health systems in many countries. The aim of discharge planning is to reduce hospital length of stay and unplanned readmission to hospital, and to. monitored and reported, effective discharge education is extremely significant. Without effective education, heart failure patients are at risk for poor symptom management and subsequent hospital readmissions. Bedside nurses are challenged with providing effective discharge education to diverse patient populations with various levels.


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Ensuring the effective discharge of older patients from NHS acute hospitals Thirty-third Report of Session –03 Report, together with formal minutes, oral and written evidence Ordered by The House of Commons to be printed 23 June Patient Discharge in NHS Acute Hospitals' (HCSession ) D.

Key points from other recent work 50 E. Personal social services allocations for older 52 people to ENSURING THE EFFECTIVE DISCHARGE OF OLDER PATIENTS FROM NHS ACUTE HOSPITALS. ENSURING THE EFFECTIVE DISCHARGE OF OLDER PATIENTS FROM NHS ACUTE HOSPITALS 1 summary & recommendations 1 The majority of older people who are discharged from National Health Service (NHS) acute hospitals are dealt with promptly.

However, the Department of Health (the Department) estimate that in September some per cent of. Ensuring the Effective Discharge of Older Patients from NHS Acute Hospitals: Report Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence 33rd (House of Commons Papers) [Committee of Public Accounts] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Committee of Public Accounts.

Ensuring the Effective Discharge of Older Patients from NHS Acute Hospitals: Report Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence 33rd (House of Commons Papers) by Committee of Public Accounts | The majority of older people who are discharged from National Health Service (NHS) acute hospitals are dealt with promptly.

However, the Department of Health estimate that in September some per cent of older patients occupying NHS acute care beds had already been declared fit to leave hospital, but had not yet done so for a variety of reasons.

Background. There has been a recent movement in healthcare policy and practice towards providing additional patient-centred care (e.g. enhanced hospital discharge services, multidisciplinary working or home care), to support the needs of the growing population of older patients (people aged over 60) [1, 2].Suboptimal care of older people has been identified as a significant issue, Cited by: 2.

Meeting the operational demand for beds. One of the HoEFT’s key performance indicators is to promote patient discharge by 1pm. Models used to determine bed capacity management and short-stay emergency care indicate that, if a patient’s discharge is facilitated by 1pm, the hospital has sufficient capacity to carry out elective work and accommodate patients admitted as an emergency without.

Discharge planning is an interdisciplinary approach to continuity of care and a process that includes identification, assessment, goal setting, planning, implementation, coordination, and evaluation.

Effective discharge planning supports the continuity of health care; it is described as “the critical link between treatment received in. NHS failing in basic care of some elderly patients, warns watchdog This article is more than 8 years old Care Quality Commission says some NHS trusts do Author: Denis Campbell.

A prominent example of this complexity is ‘delayed discharge’, where the patient remains in hospital because of the failure to appropriately co-ordinate care between agencies. 27, 48 According to Victor et al., 49 nearly 30% of older people experience some delay in their hospital discharge, which is known to expose patients to additional Author: Justin Waring, Fiona Marshall, Simon Bishop, Opinder Sahota, Marion Walker, Graeme Currie, Rebecca F.

John Tingle, Reader in Health Law at Nottingham Trent University, discusses two reports that consider hospital discharge, the failures that they highlight and recommendations to improve care for ol Cited by: 1. The NHS national booked admissions scheme is a style of booking system which enables patients to arrange convenient out-patient and in-patient admission dates, leading to fewer cancelled operations, less bureaucracy and more efficient use of NHS time and resources.

Ensuring the effective discharge of older patients from NHS acute hospitals: Thirty-Third Report of Session –, HC Stationery Office, London.

Jarman, B., Aylin, P., & Bottle, A. Discharge destination and length of stay: Differences between US and English hospitals for people aged 65 and by: 6. Abstract. Webber-Maybank, M., Luton, H. () Making effective use of predicted discharge dates to reduce the length of stay in g Times;15, early online publication.

This article outlines an initiative by nursing staff in the elective orthopaedic department at Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust to improve discharge planning for all patients on the ward.

Junior doctors have an important role to play in planning a patient’s discharge form hospital #### Summary points Discharge planning is a process that aims to improve the coordination of services after discharge from hospital by considering the patient’s needs in the community.

It seeks to bridge the gap between hospital and the place to which the patient is discharged, reduce length of Cited by: Care and Support (Discharge of Hospital Patients) Regulations aim to ensure that the NHS and local authorities work together effectively and efficiently to plan the safe and timely discharge of people over 18 years with social care needs from NHS acute medical care facilities.

An accompanying document, Medicines and Older People 2, had a specific focus on the ways in which medicines use by older people can be improved, including the need for prompt and effective discharge procedures.

A seamless discharge from acute to primary care for older people, it is argued, will benefit rehabilitation and convalescence, and Cited by: Ensuring care for older people meets the NHS Quality Improvement Scotland Clinical Standards for Food, Fluid and Nutritional Care in Hospital.

Please consider the following. Outline the NHS board’s policy and strategic plan for the nutritional care of patients. The book includes recommendations for techniques and practical advice. Reports ensuring the effective discharge of older patients from NHS acute hospitals This report highlights that, despite significant improvements, too many older people still remain in hospital longer than necessary.

Hospital discharge is a complex and challenging process for healthcare professionals, patients, and carers. Effective discharge planning could significantly improve a patient's health and reduce patient readmission [1–6].A systematic review from 21 randomised controlled trials involving 7, patients by Shepperd showed that a structured discharge plan tailored to the individual patient Cited by: Title Discharge from hospital: pathway, process and practice Author Health & Social Care Joint Unit and Change operate and performance manage a joint discharge policy that facilitates effective multidisciplinary working at ward level and between organisations.

Southern Derbyshire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Sunderland NHS Trust. The report captures what we have learned from three years’ worth of inspections.

It gives a baseline on quality that is unique in the world – and also shows that it is possible, even in challenging times, to deliver the transformational change that is needed if the NHS is. The Checklist of Safe Discharge Practices for Hospital Patients summarizes the sequence of events that need to be completed throughout a typical hospitalization.

Standardizing discharge planning and initiating processes early on in a patient's hospital stay may ensure a safe transition home. Journal of Hospital Medicine ;– Cited by:   Older patients may develop incontinence, immobility, instability, and acute delirium or confusion in response to virtually any disease.

NICE recommends that patients should be assessed for risk factors for delirium on admission to hospital. If there is an increased risk, a tailored multi-component intervention package should be delivered by a Author: Dr Laurence Knott.

Patient safety is the avoidance of unintended or unexpected harm to people during the provision of health care. We support providers to minimise patient safety incidents and drive improvements in safety and quality. Patients should be treated in a safe environment and protected from avoidable harm.

His landmark publication, An Organisation with a Memory, published inestimated that more than adverse events occur in NHS hospitals each year in which patients are harmed, with a cost in additional hospital stays alone of more than £2bn (€bn; $3bn).4 The Department of Health announced the creation in of the National Cited by: 1.

Common basic failings identified in its report included hospitals not routinely asking patients if they have a home or safe place to be discharged to, details of Author: James Meikle.

Discharge from hospital can be a much anticipated moment, but some people may feel anxious as hospital discharge approaches. What if I struggle with shopping, meals or medication. The right type of care package can alleviate your concerns about hospital discharge.

Learn more about the NHS hospital discharge policy. Principles for discharging patients from acute care: A scoping review of policy Article (PDF Available) in British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing) 25(20) November with. A parliamentary report challenges the government to address the scale and cost of delays in discharging older patients from hospital.

It highlights the need for urgent measures to tackle discharge delays, which are bad for patients' health and the financial health of the NHS and local government. The report finds there is a poor understanding of the scale of discharge problems, with official.

Discharge Planning Report p7 ‘d transfers of care, re admissions, poor care and avoidable admissions to residential or nursing care.’ This was illustrated by the following statistic: ‘Figures released by NHS England in August show that on 1 day in June, people were delayed in.

The state of care in NHS acute hospitals: to leadership, both at a ward and trust level. Across all acute trusts, effective leadership, which is values-driven and has a strong culture of learning, delivers high-quality care.

best possible care for patients, even in the most difficult Size: 1MB. CONCERNS/PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED AFTER DISCHARGE FROM AN ACUTE CARE SETTING: THE PATIENT'S PERSPECTIVE By Karen R.

Peper The purpose of this study was to examine the discharge planning process in terms of concerns that patients experience after discharge from an acute care setting. Betty Neuman's Health Care Systems Model was the conceptual framework.

Results for discharge guidelines 1 - 10 of sorted by relevance / date Click export CSV or RIS to download the entire page or use the checkboxes to select a subset of records to download.

Continuity of care for older hospital patients A call for action Authors Jocelyn Cornwell Ros Levenson Lara Sonola Emmi Poteliakhoff March Key messages n Continuity is fundamental to high-quality care. Without it, care is unlikely to be clinically effective, safe, personalised, efficient or cost-effective.

Effectiveness of case management and post-acute services in older people after hospital discharge Wen K Lim, Sue F Lambert and Len C Gray ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the benefits of coordinating community services through the Post-Acute Care (PAC) program in.

Improving hospital discharge and intermediate care for older people Novem / David Hughes “ Acute hospitals in England are under unbelievable pressure right now and winter is on its way. Even though we have a rapidly ageing population and an increasing number of people living with complex long-term conditions, frailty or dementia.

There has been a recent movement in healthcare policy and practice towards providing additional patient-centred care (e.g. enhanced hospital discharge services, multidisciplinary working or home care), to support the needs of the growing population of older patients (people aged over 60) [1, 2].Suboptimal care of older people has been identified as a significant issue, and there is a renewed Cited by: 2.

Inspectors have praised NHS Grampian for enhancing the care and support it offers to older patients. Health Improvement Scotland visited Aberdeen Royal.

Book and Bibliography of Patient Safety Articles Adverse Drug Reactions and Adverse Drug Events. Bibliography. Kanaan AO, Donovan JL, Duchin NP, et al.

Adverse drug events after hospital discharge in older adults: types, severity, and involvement of Beers Criteria Medications. J Am Geriatr Soc. Nov;61(11) PubMed PMID: Care for Older People in Acute Hospitals –Progress Report (May –July ) 4 1 Executive summary This report provides a review of our findings from inspections looking at the care of older people in acute hospitals carried out from May to July This is the third overview report since inspections began in February   At Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust doctors type an electronic discharge advice note (eDAN) which includes a prescription for discharge medication, before a patient can be discharged from hospital.

In staff on the Medical Admissions Unit for Older People identified significant delays in the completion of this document, with an average completion time of : Joanna Corrado, Kathryn Topley, Alison Cracknell.