Complex care packages: supporting seamless discharge for child and family.

@article{Stephens2005ComplexCP,
  title={Complex care packages: supporting seamless discharge for child and family.},
  author={Nikki Stephens},
  journal={Paediatric nursing},
  year={2005},
  volume={17 7},
  pages={
          30-2
        }
}
Nikki Stephens BSc (Hons), RGN, Dip RN child is team co-ordinator complex care and respite, Community Children’s Services, Islington PCT Navigating a discharge from hospital to home can be a protracted process fraught with difficulties for a child with complex care needs. Poorly co-ordinated planning prolongs the discharge process (Edwards et al 2004, Ludvigsen and Morrison 2003, Noyes 2002). Primary care trusts (PCTs) and hospitals do not seem to have established frameworks to help ensure a… CONTINUE READING

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