Introducing our new Hospital Discharge Care Connector service at the Countess of Chester Hospital …
There are a variety of professionals at the hospital involved in helping people home. The Integrated discharge team deals with more complex cases, while Hospital at Home manages follow-up tests and medications. Occupational therpists and physiotherapists. the Rapid Response service and the local authority’s reablement service, which social workers can putin place for short-term support while individuals are waiting for assessment, all play a part, too.
Smoothing the way home
Our Hospital Discharge Care Connector Service, led by Jo Foster, complements existing discharge services, addressing practical issues that may be preventing discharge for patients who are otherwise ready to go home. It’s based on-site at the hospital and its goal is to help patients likely with a 0-1 graded discharge pathway who need some extra assistance getting things ready to avoid delays.
How our new hospital discharge service can help patients get things ready at home and avoid delays when leaving hospital