Answering your questions on the roll out of the hospital discharge model

A guide for CSP members on implementing the discharge to assess service (D2A) has been published.

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Bolton trust discharge to assess project frees acute NHS beds

New guidance from the Department of Health on D2A was published earlier this month. See our news story 

All physiotherapy staff in acute, intermediate care and community services in England have an important role to play in shaping how implementation happens, says the CSP.

A FAQ explains the impact this will have on CSP members and the factors that need to be considered in implementation.

Measuring success

CSP professional adviser Claire Fordham said: ‘The CSP supports the principles of the model – the success will depend on good governance and sufficient capacity to do all the things being asked across all settings and sectors and crucially ongoing rehabilitation support and social care after the initial six weeks.’

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