Planning For Your Discharge: A Checklist for Patients and Caregivers Preparing to Leave a Hospital, Nursing Home, or Other Health Care Setting
09/01/2008 | 799 Requests *
Transitioning out of a care facility can be a challenging time for patients and their caregivers. This checklist will help these people and their support workers plan ahead of the discharge to ensure everyone involved understands the patientís needs and can avoid any interruption in care. The resource also includes instructions and contact information for finding appropriate support from local, state, and federal agencies.
- Checklist PDF (474K, 6 pages)
- Lista de Verificación (Spanish) PDF (1,529K, 6 pages)
Caregiving; Information and Referral; Nursing Facility Transition
Transition/Diversion from Institutions
Checklists, Contacts, Workbooks
Medicare Caregiver Information
Permission to use any element of this document should be obtained by the above named contact person. Always name the originator as the source of this material.
* Reflects requests since January 1, 2007