Brotherhood of St Laurence

Improving resident transfers between hospitals and residential aged care facilities

By: Meese, Laura | Brotherhood of St Laurence
Contributor(s): Poole, Jennifer
Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence December 2008Description: 33 p. PDFSubject(s): Ageing Health Aspects | Population Growth | Communication | Information AccessOnline Resources: Electronic copy
List(s) this item appears in: BSL Research reports
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December 2008

This study of transfers of frail older people between hospitals and residential care was undertaken by two fourth-year social work students from La Trobe University. They considered discharge procedures, cooperative care, and communication and information, with particular reference to the Yellow Envelope, a tool designed to ensure key patient information is readily available at all transfer stages. Their report includes recommendations for further improvements.

Meese&Poole_Improving_resident_transfers_2008.pdf

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