Moving between hospital and home, including care homes – SCIE

A quick guide for registered managers of care homes and home care

Published: September 2017

Registered managers and their teams play an important role in supporting people when they are transferring in and out of hospital. This quick guide provides a brief overview of how managers can work with hospitals to ensure a good experience of transition for the people in their care.

The guide includes:

  • What you can do to ensure successful transitions
  • What you can expect from your local hospital team
  • What you should expect after discharge

Further information

Interactive web resource

Visit the fully interactive web resource at Moving between hospital and home, including care homes.

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Moving between hospital and home, including care homes – SCIE

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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