Patient Safety Tool: Patient/Family Discharge Planning Checklist

The Society of Hospital Medicine offers a free patient/family discharge planning checklist as part of its Clinical Toolbox for Geriatric Care.

The checklist is designed to help patients prepare for their transition from the hospital to home, and addresses areas such as medication adherence and follow-up appointments.

Download the patient/family discharge planning checklist for use in your own facility.

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