Transition Planning Guidelines
Patients with acquired brain injury often struggle when they leave the hospital to return to life in the community. A well-planned and coordinated transition is critical.
Hospital to Community Transition Planning for Acquired Brain Injury (ABI): A Best Practice Guideline provides interprofessional teams with a clear set of best practices for the four stages of transition planning:
- Early in the Hospital Admission
- During Inpatient Stay
- Closer to Discharge
- In the Community
The guideline supports a specialized approach to hospital to community transition planning for individuals with brain injury based on established best practices and the needs of individuals with ABI and their families and caregivers.