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How to map a patient's social support network

Price, Bob (2011). How to map a patient's social support network. Nursing Older People, 23(2) pp. 28–35.

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Abstract

When patients are discharged from hospital they are dependent on the professional and social care delivered by healthcare staff and also on the support provided by lay carers, family and friends. This article describes a method for determining the quality and extent of lay care that may be available to older people to ensure that their discharge is more successful in the long term.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2011 RCN Publishing
ISSN: 1472-0795
Keywords: patient discharge; discharge planning; mapping; social support network
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Item ID: 35550
Depositing User: Robert Price
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2012 10:35
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2012 10:35
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/35550
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