Immediate Discharge Service – Reablement, Perth & Kinross (Update)

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The number of people aged over 65 living in Perth and Kinross is expected to increase by 74% by 2031.  The Reablement Service launched in Perth City on Monday 4 October, 2010.  The service is aimed to help people regain skills that will allow them to live as independently as possible in their own homes.  The Reablement service is also key in ensuring the Council can meet the challenges that lie ahead for service provision.

The full Immediate Discharge Service – Reablement, Perth & Kinrooss Example of Practice (Update) is available here.  It is an update of the original Example of Practice published in 2013, which can be accessed here 

 

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Implementing Criteria Led Discharge in Scotland: March 2015

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Delays in discharge are a key blockage identified within the hospital system. These delays impact on patient safety and quality of care, with patients’ length of stay extended due to delays in decision-making and a ‘wait culture’ in place across the system. Nationally, we are promoting the use of criteria led discharge to reduce these […]

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Discharge Flow Chart

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A Discharge Flow Chart: a number of partnerships are testing as they  begin to work towards discharging people within 72 hours of clinical readiness: towards an ambition around discharging.

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Home First – Ten Actions to Transform Discharge

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The number of delayed discharges in Scotland is increasing. JIT and the Scottish Government have recently convened a Discharge Task Force to consider short – medium term actions that national partners need to take to enable local improvement. JITs Home First document describes 10 actions that partnerships can take now to transform discharge. Each action […]

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