Choosing location after discharge wisely


Skilled Nursing Needs

  • What, if anything, does the patient require in this area? For example, a new PEG tube, wound care, IV therapies, etc.

Social Factors

  • Is there access to transportation, food, and safe housing?

Home Factors

  • Are there stairs to enter the house or to get to the bedroom or bathroom?
  • Has the home been modified to accommodate special needs? Is the home inhabitable?


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