Physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, dietitian, social worker and diabetic specialist nurse (as appropriate) assessments are made on a daily basis until the patient is discharged. Prior to discharge, assessments will be made to ensure that the patient has appropriate support in the community setting. A visual assessment will also have been made to assess any field deficits.
The possibility of introducing early supported discharge (ESD) is being considered. An audit of potentially eligible patients against set criteria is currently being undertaken. The purpose of ESD is to allow people to return home as soon as possible.
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