South East Clinical Senates

Independent, clinical and strategic advice for health systems in the south east

Criteria for discharge from acute units to community settings

Recommendations about the criteria (clinical, pragmatic and humanistic) which should be used to determine suitability for discharge from acute units to community settings (including normal place of residence).

Clinical Senate

South West

Status:

Complete

Date:

Jun-14

Types of Work:

Advice

Theme

Community Services

Policy / Documentation

yes

Specialised Commissioning

No

STP / ACS Development Plans

No

Urgent & Emergency Care

No

Multiple Clinical Services

No

Children & Maternity

No

Cardiac

No

Stroke & Vascular

No

Mental Health

No

Respiratory

No

MSK

No

ENT

No

Community Services/ Hubs

No

Diagnostics / Hubs

No

Primary Care

No

Public Health

No

Care Planning

No

Communications

No

Workforce

No

Link to web page or report

http://www.swsenate.org.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/recommendations-Discharge-from-Acute-Units.pdf