Hillingdon Case Study

Case study

How CHS helped discharge super stranded patients and closed a ward

The problem
  • 2018: Hillingdon hospital had 149 stranded patients with a total of 3,358 bed days
Why?
  • Lack of capacity with home care providers
  • Waiting for care or nursing home places
  • Out of area of placements
  • Family choice delays
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Ward Closed

as a result of the scheme

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20

stranded and super stranded patients were identified and referred to CHS

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From point of referral, with CHS intensive discharge support, patients were discharged within

7.5 days

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Length of stay of stranded patients reduced by

377

bed days in two weeks

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Equates to

24 beds

saved on an annual basis

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