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Cooperative Planning for Discharge From Geriatric Institutional Care

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Publication Date: June 1980

Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America)

Author(s): Miriam Schneider

Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 56-4

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Health (Health services for older people)

Keywords: Elderly; Social Services; Jewish Organizations

Type: Report

Coverage: Maryland


The author describes a program of cooperation between a geriatric hospital and a Jewish family service agency in which a case worker assisted with intake and discharge of patients entering the hospital for temporary stays. The author details advantages to this approach over the alternative, in which hospital staff alone handles patient discharge.

In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.56 no.4, Summer 1980.