People can only expect to remain in an NHS hospital while they are receiving medical treatment. Sometimes older people and their relatives feel unprepared for a return home or ill equipped for making more complex decisions about future care arrangements . This factsheet aims to guide older people and their relatives and carers through their hospital ‘journey’ with particular emphasis on planning for discharge.

Publisher: EAC Advice
Published Date: 2022
Author: Rosalind Barnes
Length: 10pp