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Session 2001-02
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Health Committee Publications

Health - Third Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 17 July 2002.


CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION


Terms of Reference

Organization of this report

I THE PROBLEM OF DELAYED DISCHARGE

The definition of a 'delayed discharge'

The causes of delayed discharge

The extent of the problem

The cost of delayed discharge

The Government's strategy

II THE PATIENT JOURNEY

Avoiding unnecessary admissions

Pre-admission, admission and assessment

The hospital stay

Premature discharges

Intermediate care

Partnership with the Independent Sector

Care homes

The Choice Directive

Alternatives to care homes

Developing new models of service

Equipment and adaptations

Technology to assist staying at home

Conclusions

III STRUCTURAL ISSUES

Funding issues

Special grants

Under-funding

Incentives and penalties

Whole systems approaches

Integrating Health and Social Care

LIST OF CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE RELATING TO THE REPORT

LIST OF WITNESSES

LIST OF MEMORANDA INCLUDED IN THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE

LIST OF APPENDICES TO THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE

LIST OF UNPRINTED MEMORANDA





MINUTES OF EVIDENCE - VOLUME II (HC 617-II)



APPENDICES TO THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE - VOLUME II (HC 617-II)




 
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