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How Hospital Beds are Used (Overstay)

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Policy and Planning Acute Medicine Services

This pamphlet explains how beds are used for patients staying in hospital. Information on the discharge planning process and the 'Provincial Overstay Patient Policy' is included. The pamphlet also explains what happens in an 'overstay' situation and where to find information on community support. 

This pamphlet is also available in French: FF85-1759 L’utilisation des lits d’hôpitaux (prolongation de séjour)

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