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Social work recording: Discussion about discharge

Practice your social work recording skills


  • Shola – Hospital Social Worker
  • Elsie – Service User, 87, frail after a fall and broken arm


Hospital (Private Room)

Elsie needs to be discharged from hospital. She is going to return home with a six-week reablement package and, Shola suggests, support with meals twice a day. Elsie thinks she’ll be fine managing her own meals.

How would you record the events?