Understanding the transition to community living after discharge from an acute care hospital: an exploratory study.

@article{Gage1997UnderstandingTT,
  title={Understanding the transition to community living after discharge from an acute care hospital: an exploratory study.},
  author={Michael E. Gage and Joanne Valiant Cook and K Fryday-Field},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={96-103}
}
OBJECTIVES This study was conducted to obtain patients' experiences in making the transition from an acute care hospital to their homes in the community. METHOD Data were gathered through group and telephone interviews with a volunteer sample of 27 discharged patients. Analysis involved two stages: categorization of shared themes and interpretation of individual occupational experiences. RESULTS Informants described their experiences of transition in terms that were analytically categorized… CONTINUE READING

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