[Short-term care after hospitalization: influencing factors for discharge to the patient's own home environment].

A special short-term care (KZP) in a nursing home is offered to patients who are not yet able to live independently after hospitalization. It was institutionalized in 1989. But its basic conditions changed in 1996 with the new Pflegeversicherungsgesetz (nursing insurance law): the maximal stay was limited to 4 weeks and cost were turned over to the new… CONTINUE READING