The Early Screen for Discharge Planning (ESDP) score can help to identify a patient who may benefit from comprehensive discharge planning.
Patient selection: adult in the hospital
(1) age in years
(2) living status prior to hospital admission
(3) Rankin disability
age in years
18 to 44 years
45 to 64 years
65 to 79 years
>= 80 years
not living alone
living alone in own home (home or apartment)
moderate or severe
total score =
= SUM(points for all 3 parameters)
• minimum score: 0
• maximum score: 20
• A score >= 10 indicates a patient who may benefit from comprehensive discharge planning.
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Purpose: To identify an adult patient in the hospital needing comprehensive discharge planning based on the Early Screen for Discharge Planning (ESDP) score.
Objective: compliance/adherence, disability and performance