Case management is a collaborative process that includes the
assessment, planning and coordination of options and services to
meet a patient’s medical care needs. Effective case management
utilizes available resources to achieve high-quality and
Discharge planning is one function of case management.
In the hospital setting, case managers assist patients and
families in developing a discharge plan, including coordination
of community based medical services and, when necessary,
admission to a post-acute care facility, such as an acute
rehabilitation unit or hospital, or skilled-nursing facility.
The CalVet Veteran’s Resource Book is a guide for
all California veterans and their families to assist them in
utilizing all their potential entitlements and assist their
reintegration back into the community.