Transfers of care impact on real people every day. People’s stories can help us understand how to improve transfers of care for better health outcomes.
The stories above have been inspired by real-life scenarios in Tasmania. All names have been changed.
Jamie’s story: Needs are met through consideration of Jamie’s disability.
Joe’s story: Communication issues make it challenging for Joe to get appointments.
Mavis’ story: Lack of follow up makes it difficult to get information interstate.
William’s story: William reacts poorly to medications and lifestyle changes.
Charles’ story: Living alone and struggling to manage a surgical wound.
Elsie’s story: Navigating multiple assessments and lifestyle changes with cognitive impairment.