Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Belgium
|Originally developed by:||UCL Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc|
|Country of origin:||Belgium|
|Year of development:||2004|
|Available in the following languages:||French|
|Reason for not fulfilling the requirements:||Not available in English|
Type of tool: tool for training and education, tool for evaluation and feedback, tool for information of patients and relatives
This tool is the discharge plan that the patient receives at discharge from hospital in wards benefiting from clinical pharmacists in our institution. The clinical pharmacists also include this chart in the discharge letter which is sent to the general practitioner and kept in the hospitalization report. The plan is completed in a language adapted to the patient but data in the lower boxes are more detailed in the letter and the hospitalization report for the doctors.
Patients and general practitioner and other healthcare professionals
Applicability (setting e.g. inpatient care, outpatient care, long term care etc.)
Can be used in every setting of the hospital and also in community pharmacies
Information on how the tool has been applied/tested in practice
It is used since 2004 in the Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc Brussels, but has been recently improved.
Strengths and limitations
Registered in the computerized chart of the patient;
quality of the information depends on the pharmacist completing the data.