Your Role in Discharge Planning

Your Role in Discharge Planning

User Profile By Haley Burress   United States

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When a resident leaves your community to head home, you can play an important role in setting them up for social success. Learn how here.

When a resident is discharged, the interdisciplinary team rallies to give the senior and their family access to resources they will need for a successful transition back to their home.

Activity Directors are sometimes unsure of their role in the discharge planning process. Here's how you can support residents and help them avoid social isolation and remain actively engaged in daily activities as they return home.

In this article we cover:

  • Discharge Dangers
  • Activities as a Solution
  • 4 Steps to Discharge Planning for Activities
  • Creating an Alumni Club

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Hello there Harley!

Thank you so much it is so helpful, I basically was doing the same thing but this is a little less complicated.
Sherlene 4th Feb 2020 Activities Coordinator
Thank you so much for the information. I have always felt out of the loop when it came to discharge planning. Now you have given me some ideas. I really like the packet idea. Thanks again!! #Ilovegoldencarers
Talita 4th Feb 2020
Thanks so much for your feedback Sherlene x
Haley 1st Feb 2020 Recreation Therapist And Writer
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