Glossary of ACC terms

Discharge Report

Discharge Report

A report prepared by the health care facility responsible for a client’s in-patient, custodial or residential care, when they discharge the patient.

It includes a statement on:

    • the patient's health status immediately before discharge, and their prognosis

    • the nature and duration of any continuing treatment, care or support needed

    • objective of that continuing treatment, care or support.

Last reviewed: 22 April 2014