Urgent referral from care home to hospital
This is the information required for the care and support of a person when they are admitted to hospital from a care home in an emergency. This standard is part of a suite of social care standards by the PRSB
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- Professional Record Standards Body
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- Standard type
- Record standards
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Record standards define what information to collect and how to format it, for example when registering a new patient.
Data definitions and terminologies define the format of individual data items so they can be consistently represented, for example dates or medication names. Reference sets and controlled lists are also included.
Technical standards and specifications specify how to make information available technically including how the data is structured and transported.
Information codes of practice are legal or best practice guidelines on how information should be handled.
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Topics and care settings
- Key care information
- Patient communication
- Information governance
- Tests and diagnostics
- Care setting
- Social care
Dependencies and related standards
SNOMED, FHIR and electronic systems both ends.
- Related standards
Digital Social Care Standards.
Assurance and endorsements
- Reference code for standards issued as requirements in England
- None - not legally mandated
- Quality assurance
- Not applicable
- Not applicable