Discharge Plan

A Discharge Plan is developed for a PATIENT who is scheduled for discharge from care and a copy is provided to the PATIENT on discharge.

Description

A Discharge Plan  is a CARE PLAN.

A Discharge Plan  is developed for a PATIENT  who is scheduled for discharge from care and a copy is provided to the PATIENT  on discharge.

A Discharge Plan  should contain information such as:

  • The planned date and time of discharge

  • The treatment and support the PATIENT  will receive when discharged

  • Arrangements for transfer to the planned discharge destination, such as planning for returning home or transfer to another care facility

  • Agreements to the Discharge Plan by relevant individuals such as the PATIENT, family, CARE PROFESSIONAL or commissioners

  • Any onward referrals to home care agencies and/or appropriate support organisations in the community, where required.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Discharge Plans

Where Used

Type Link How used
Attribute CARE PLAN TYPE references in description Discharge Plan
Data Element CARE PLAN TYPE (COMMUNITY CARE) references in description Discharge Plan
Attribute CARE PLAN TYPE FOR COMMUNITY CARE references in description Discharge Plan
NHS Business Definition Child or Young Person's Mental Health Transition Plan references in description Discharge Plan
Attribute DISCHARGE PLAN AGREED BY references in description Discharge Plan
Data Element DISCHARGE PLAN AGREED DATE references in description Discharge Plan
Data Element DISCHARGE PLAN AGREED TIME references in description Discharge Plan
Data Element DISCHARGE PLAN CREATION DATE references in description Discharge Plan
Data Element DISCHARGE PLAN CREATION TIME references in description Discharge Plan
Data Element DISCHARGE PLAN LAST UPDATED DATE references in description Discharge Plan
Data Element DISCHARGE PLAN LAST UPDATED TIME references in description Discharge Plan
NHS Business Definition Discharge Plan references in description Discharge Plan