Why is it important to consider the first session the beginning of discharge planning? Why is it important to prepare an accurate and consistent discharge summary? Be sure to include ethical considerations and involvement of the client.
This discussion question meets the following CACREP Standard: 2.F.5.k. Strategies to promote client understanding of and access to a variety of community-based resources.
This discussion question meets the following NASAC Standards:
73) Conduct continuing care, relapse prevention, and discharge planning with the client and involved significant others.
74) Assure the accurate documentation of case management activities throughout the course of treatment.
75) Apply placement, continued stay, and discharge criteria for each modality on the continuum of care.
114) Prepare an accurate, concise, informative, and current discharge summary