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Effective Discharge Planning and Practice

Monday 22 January 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Effective Discharge Planning and Practice

This event has now past, but there may well be news on the event including presentations and quotes from the day at our News pages here, a full list of our forthcoming events is available here.

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“Last year there were 2.25 million delayed discharges, up 24.5% from 1.81 million in the previous year. This government is clear that no-one should stay in a hospital bed longer than necessary: it removes people’s dignity; reduces their quality of life; leads to poorer health and care outcomes for people; and is more expensive for the taxpayer.” Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health July 2017

This conference focuses on improving discharge planning and practice to reduce delayed transfer of care. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will provide you with the latest evidence and practice tools to improve discharge practice in your service.

By attending this conference you will:

  • Understand how to change the way discharge planning works learning from organisations who have achieved 0% of overstaying older people
  • Learn from national developments in the deliver of the Better Care Metrics 
  • Improve joint working on discharge between primary care, hospitals, GPs, community services and adult social services
  • Develop your skills in effective implementation of Discharge to Assess
  • Change the way you think about patient experience to improve discharge: delivering the Last1000days, SAFER care bundle, Red2Green and #EndPJparalysis
  • Ensure the effective use of Discharge Protocols and tools in practice
  • Improve safety at discharge and transfer of care
  • Understand how to improve practice in complex discharges 
  • Change the way we work in discharge of the frail elderly increase the use of discharge to assess
  • Network with other leading practitioners working on discharge practice

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