Transition of care – discharge from an acute facility

This fact sheet provides information for clinicians to consider when planning for patient discharge. 

Transition of Care Fact Sheet

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Transition of care – discharge from an acute facility

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Discharge planning is the development of a personalised plan for a patient leaving a health service and there are a number of considerations for clinicians. Discharge is a transition point along a patient’s health journey which should be considered from the beginning of an episode of care.

Publication year
2020
Resource type
Fact sheet or brochure