CDU – Frailty Input

For those patent who are “medically” fit for discharge, however, they need input from social care or OT/Physio/Frailty

Specific admission criteria

  • Medically discharged
  • Require NO further investigations
  • Not a recent failed discharge
  • Likely prolonged stay (Over 48 hrs)

Tasks to complete during admission

Discharge Criteria

  • OT/Physio/Frailty Assessment – Safe for discharge
  • Required Support/Equipment in place
  • Not requiring inpatient treatment
  • Actions explained to patient/carers
  • Letter to GP

Hospital Admission Criteria

  • Medical deterioration (Must have review by ED team)
  • OT/Physio/HAT Assessment – NOT safe for discharge
  • Unable to discharge by 72hrs

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