Getting hospital discharge right

Home to the unknownkey findings

“In our day to day engagement, through our operations, we see many examples of good practice initiatives including Multi Agency Discharge Events (MADE), Discharge to Assess (D2A), Home First and hospital – or community-based hospital – multidisciplinary discharge teams. Many are working in successful partnerships with the voluntary and community sector.

Across the UK, we see how these initiatives are making a real difference to the home from hospital experience.”

However…. read the report and understand the issues around hospital discharge including for care homes in the community.

British Red Cross Source: Getting hospital discharge right | British Red Cross

Read the full report (PDF)

Read the England briefing (PDF)

Read the Scotland briefing (PDF)

Read the Northern Ireland briefing (PDF)

View the key findings

View our recommendations

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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