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Understanding patient and family/friend carer experience of rapid COVID-19 hospital discharge

18/08/2021

Healthwatch in Sussex help improve the process of being discharged from hospital, and the support you receive at home.

Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant patients are being discharged from hospital more rapidly. The Sussex NHS Commissioners’ Public Involvement team and Healthwatch in Sussex (East, West and Brighton & Hove) wanted to understand the patients (and family carers) experience of being discharged from hospital, and the impact of this on the patient’s future care at home.

By Healthwatch in Sussex
Healthwatch in Sussex Hospital

Care Home Wellbeing project: Overarching report

24/06/2021

A series of webinar events were organised between September 2020 and March 2021 on behalf of informal carers (families and friends) of care home residents. Their purpose was to:

  • Share unpaid carers’ views and experiences of visiting (or not visiting) their relative or friend in a care home during the pandemic.
  • Enable unpaid carers to ask questions and gain answers from health and social care representatives about current and future access to care home residents.
  • Have access to timely, accurate information around official and local visiting guidelines.
  • Raise any concerns about wider care home service improvement; and

Influence decisions made by health and care leaders during the pandemic

By Healthwatch in Sussex
Care Home Healthwatch in Sussex

‘Tell Us/Ask Us’: Experiences of Health and Care during Lockdown 2

15/02/2021

By Healthwatch in Sussex
Engagement Healthwatch in Sussex

Healthwatch publishes people’s experiences of Patient Transport Services in Sussex

07/01/2021

By Healthwatch in Sussex
Healthwatch in Sussex Patient Transport
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