Your Discharge Planning Checklist: For Patients and Their Caregivers Preparing to Leave a Hospital, Nursing Home, or Other Care Setting

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Your Discharge Planning Checklist: For Patients and Their Caregivers Preparing to Leave a Hospital, Nursing Home, or Other Care Setting

Description

This patient handout can help patients, caregivers and medical staff communicate as they prepare to leave a hospital, nursing home, or other health care setting. The booklet provides many questions and prompts for patients and caregivers so they can gather information to assure a safe discharge.

Developer:

Department of Health and Human Services; Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Funding Sources:

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2008
Original Summary: June 2009
Last Updated: 05/02/16

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