Policies for reducing delayed discharge from hospital.

@article{Bryan2010PoliciesFR,
  title={Policies for reducing delayed discharge from hospital.},
  author={K. L. H. Bryan},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
  year={2010},
  volume={95},
  pages={
          33-46
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Delayed discharge from acute hospital has been a cause of concern for the last 10 years. Older people with complex health needs are particularly vulnerable to delayed discharge with negative consequences for their health and wellbeing. SOURCE OF DATA Review of the literature on the impact of the Community Care (Delayed Discharge) Act (2003) and subsequent policy initiatives on delayed discharges. Areas of agreement A number of cross-institutional complexities contribute to… CONTINUE READING
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