A structured assessment tool within the discharge planning process: a qualitative evaluation

TitleA structured assessment tool within the discharge planning process: a qualitative evaluation
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsAllen MJ, Gill G, Potter J, G. Carpenter I
JournalAge and Ageing
Volume29 Sup
IssueDecember
Pagination17-85
Abstract

Discharge planning processes include assessment, documentation and communication. In clinical practice formalised and informal mechanisms facilitate these processes. The role of a standardised comprehensive assessment instrument, the MDS-HC (Minimum Dataset-Home Care), linked with structured documentation, was evaluated as a component of the discharge planning process on geriatric rehabilitation wards using a qualitative methodology.

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