Tip 108. Hospital discharge planners are extremely busy. Sometimes service is fantastic and sometimes it is, well, less than fantastic. Offer assistance – ask for the list of facilities, telling the discharge planner you will call to see who has availability.
The tips posted this week are from the Hospitals: Discharge and Follow-up chapter of 365 Caregiving Tips: Hospitals, Care Facilities and Hospice, Practical Tips from Everyday Caregivers.