Define discharge planning; is the discharge for this scenario simple or complex?

Define discharge planning; is the discharge for this scenario simple or complex? What factors need to be considered when planning discharge and what MDT professionals would be involved?

Define discharge planning; is the discharge for this scenario simple or complex? What factors need to be considered when planning discharge and what MDT professionals would be involved? Make reference to the discharge plan you have formulated for Mrs Meeha (scans of current hospital care pathways not acceptable)
• What is the significance of involving the patient with a LONG TERM CONDITION(LTC) and their family in the discharge process? Make clear reference to Mrs Meeha circumstances and conditions and the concept of empowerment
• Why is communication important when planning discharge and what strategies would be utilized for this specific scenario to ensure a safe discharge
• Conclusion that clearly summaries the key issues

– please state if the discharge is simple or complex
– asking family patient and family if they can cope, if they need support at home after discharge
– discharge checklist (will be uploaded)
– please discuss how planning discharge from admission and putting in place care package as early as possible makes the discharge go smoothly.
– when involving social services as one of the MDT, section 2 and 5 will be very useful when planning the discharge (http://www.nhsimas.nhs.uk/fileadmin/Files/ECIST_Conference_October_2012/ECIST_papers/FINAL_ECIST_Paper_3_-__Priorities_for_Discharging_Older_People_from_Hospital_1_October_2012.pdf)

– minimum of 18 references