Linking Medical Services and Community-Based Care: A Step toward Aging with Dignity, Choice, and Independence
Bruce Chernof, M.D.,
President and CEO,
The SCAN Foundation
Filling the care gap between a hospital (or skilled nursing) discharge and re-entry at home often means connecting individuals with services that live outside traditional health care settings. If families are in the know, they seek out a range of community-based organizations to help make necessary arrangements for a loved one to transition home safely.
Views from the Field: 5-20-13 (SCAN Foundation)