With nowhere to go
Jennifer Trueland Freelance journalist
Unsafe discharge from hospital is one of the biggest risks facing homeless people, according to research by the QNI. Jennifer Trueland reports
Research by the Queen’s Nursing Institute has revealed that unsafe hospital discharge is one of the biggest risks facing homeless people. With their needs unmet in hospital, they are discharged with nowhere to go but a hostel. Holistic care by multidisciplinary services can transform their health and help them out of homelessness.
Nursing Standard. 29, 28, 24-25. doi: 10.7748/ns.29.28.24.s24