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Title: Delayed discharge from hospital: supporting older people to exercise choice
Authors: Cornes, Michelle
Manthorpe, Jill
Donaghy, Edward
Godfrey, Mary
Hubbard, Gill
Townsend, Jean
Contact Email: gill.hubbard@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: older people
delayed discharge
hospital
discharge
Issue Date: Mar-2008
Publisher: Pavilion Journals
Citation: Cornes M, Manthorpe J, Donaghy E, Godfrey M, Hubbard G & Townsend J (2008) Delayed discharge from hospital: supporting older people to exercise choice, Working with Older People, 12 (1), pp. 16-20.
Abstract: The government's reimbursement policy, whereby local councils face fines if a patient cannot be discharged from hospital because they are waiting for an assessment etc, introduced new pressures into a system that was already fraught. One of the policy's aims is to allow people to exercise ‘genuine choice’ as regards their ongoing and longer-term care. Based on their research into the policy however, Michelle Cornes et al investigate whether choice really can be exercised when lying in a hospital bed.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/1277
URL: http://metapress.com/content/x5127500q42384t0/?p=777446f22dc8411e9d7c5baa7f6761d8π=4
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Affiliation: University of Stirling
King's College London
University of Stirling
HS Research - Highland
University of Stirling

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