Posted on 3/22/2015 10:55 AM By Admin
This day because of the causes among Medicare patients 15 % - 20 % will experience re- admission to hospital within 30 day of discharge.
Various studies has shown that up to 27 % of the re-admission are avoidable, especially elderly patients and those who suffer multiple diseases are vulnerable in the time of discharge when the transiting of care from facility are not managed properly.
Whether in communication or lack of appropriate follow up . To make sure the patient get proper care even after discharge is by placing a transiting care co-coordinator before the transition from hospital to home.
The transiting nurses and carer will see the patient as early as possible hopefully 24 hours before discharge, to begin to develop a relationship with the patient. To provide support to the patient following a hospital discharge.
The transiting carer and nurse will start liaising with the hospital discharge team, the family or health workers to access  ...