Effective discharge from hospital: the role of communication of home circumstances

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Report title 
Effective discharge from hospital: the role of communication of home circumstances
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Coventry
Date of publication 
Wednesday, 1 February, 2017
Date evidence capture began 
Sunday, 1 May, 2016
Date evidence capture finished 
Sunday, 8 January, 2017
Type of report 
Other
Patient experience
Key themes 
Continuity of care
Discharge
Integration of services
Support
Healthwatch reference number 
LWH-000877

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
What type of organisation requested the work 
N/A
Primary research method used 
Focus group
How was the information collected? 
Engagement Event
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
N/A

Details of health and care services included in the report

Secondary care services 
Inpatient care

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Long term condition
What type of pregnancy or maternity themes are included in the report 
N/A

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
10
Age group 
All people over the age of 65
Gender 
All
Ethnicity 
All
Sexual orientation 
NA
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Yes
Does the information include staff's views? 
Yes
Types of health and care professionals engaged 
N/A
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Mixed

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Yes
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
Yes action has been taken or promised
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
No
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
No

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
 
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
 
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.