Discharge Planning - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Discharge Planning

Susan LaGrange

The benefits of a successful discharge plan

It is critical to have a solid system for discharge planning that begins even before the resident is admitted to the facility. Individualized, resident-centered discharge planning will provide a solid system for quality transition and a crucial component of care at the preadmission assessment process.

Well-designed care programs for patients with complex needs can reduce Medicare expenses

Taming the MDS

Providers will be greeted at the end of the month by more important tweaks and changes to multiple parts of the Minimum Data Set resident assessment tool.

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