discharge from hospital because of a failure of the local authority either to arrange for relevant assessments or to meet a patient’s or (where applicable) that patient’s carer’s, needs that it …

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. (2) “NHS hospital” means a health service hospital (as defined by the National Health Service Act 2006) in England.
There are currently no known outstanding effects for the Care Act 2014, Cross Heading: Cases where hospital patient is likely to have care and support needs after discharge. (a) is being accommodated at an NHS hospital, or at an independent hospital as a result of arrangements made by an NHS body, and (b) is receiving (or has received or can reasonably be expected to receive) acute care. Before these laws were enacted, a typical hospital visit might have gone like this: Today is the day for your scheduled surgery.

The Affordable Care Act changed the laws around hospital readmission policies and, therefore how you are discharged after a hospital visit. of the Care Act is to ensure that people do not remain in hospital when they no longer require care that can only be provided in an acute trust.

The arrangements for discharging patients who are likely to have on-going care and support needs have been designed to encourage acute trusts to plan for discharge in advance of the patient no longer requiring acute care. “Schedule 3 re-enacts the effect of the delayed discharges provisions of the Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc) Act 2003 (the 2003 Act) and relevant regulations, subject to simplification and amendments to fit the new NHS architecture. These Regulations make provision for the details of the scheme for the discharge of hospital patients with care and support needs set out in section 74 of, and Schedule 3 to, the Care Act 2014 (“the Act”).