Discharge Process

  • Discharge Process
  • >> Discharge Planning is an interdisciplinary, collaborative process across the continuum of care.
  • >> It is a clinical priority for all health care team members.
  • >> It involves the patient and/or significant other.
  • >> Patients are regularly assessed for discharge needs.
  • >> The Team of Healthcare providers coordinates for the discharge.
  • >> Certain formalities need to be completed before the discharge. The payment needs to be cleared by the patient/attendants.
  • >> Discharge planning begins early during the stay of the patient and would approximately take 3-4 hours after the consultant has ordered discharge.
  • >> Clinical criteria for discharge are documented and note of patients functional, medical status is made.
  • >> The Treating Physician records that the patient is ‘fit for discharge’.
  • >> Each Patient is provided with a discharge summary on the day of discharge.
  • >> A feedback form regarding the services provided at Shanti Nursing Home before discharge , patient/attendant is requested to fill the form before leaving the hospital .