The document ‘COVID-19 hospital discharge service requirements’ is being reviewed following the publication of the adult social care action plan on 15 April 2020. We will publish updated guidance soon.
In the interim, please see the following paragraphs in the adult social care action plan for up-to-date guidance on:
To meet the needs of people affected by coronavirus (COVID-19), this document sets out how all health and care systems and providers will alter their discharging arrangements and provision of community support to enable the discharge of all patients as soon as they are clinically safe to do so.
A range of virtual resources and live interactive sessions have been developed to support every sector to work through how to achieve this new way of operating. These are detailed in the document.