Webinar: National analysis of hospital discharges into care homes – 17 September

Public Health Scotland are undertaking a review of hospital discharges into care homes (March-May 2020), commissioned by the Cabinet Secretary for Health Secretary for Health and Sport.

This work will identify those who were discharged from an inpatient hospital setting into care homes during this period, describing their COVID-19 status and relationship between discharges and COVID-19 outbreaks and mortality.

The data included in the publication will be aggregated and reported at Health and Social Care Partnership or Healthboard level.

The team are keen to engage with care staff, managers and providers about the work which is underway and future potential insights, sharing their methods and plans moving forward.

The team provide a short presentation and welcome dialogue to answer any questions during this webinar.

This webinar session will take place on Thursday 17 September, between 10 – 11 amĀ and will be hosted by our CEO, Dr Donald Macaskill. He will be joined by:

  • Scott Heald, Head of Profession for Statistics, Public Health Scotland
  • Fiona Mackenzie, Service Manager, Public Health Scotland
  • Jenni Burton, Clinical Lecturer, University of Glasgow

This webinar is for Scottish Care care home members, details to join are available on the Members Area of this website.