Process Discharge

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The Discharge module Process Discharge feature is used to enter and update consumer discharge records.  Corresponding reports generated from data entered in this feature are accessible from the Reports module.

Required Permissions

The Process Discharge feature is available to users with the following permissions:

Program Chart Access
Display Any Chart Records Buttons
Display Chart Records Discharge Button
Program Admission/Discharge

  NOTE: Permissions are assigned using the Permissions Maintenance feature.  If you do not have access to that feature and need the permission listed here, please contact your supervisor or your local Help Desk for assistance.

Click-by-Click Instructions

Processing a Discharge - Learn to process a client's discharge from a residential or non-residential program.

Updating a Discharge Record - Learn to make changes to discharge information after a discharge has been processed.

Electronically Signing Discharge Records - Learn to electronically sign discharge records for discharges you or others have processed.

Viewing a Discharge Report - Learn to view a read-only report version of individual discharge records.

A Closer Look @ Fields & Options

Discharge Fields / Options - Learn about the fields/options available for configuration during the discharge data entry process.

Frequently Asked Questions

Process Discharge Frequently Asked Questions

FootholdConnect Event Recordings

  NOTE: Recordings marked with a red asterisk (*) were made prior to deployment of significant AWARDS enhancements and do not reflect those changes; however, the overall content is still relevant and useful.

Documenting After Discharge (33 min) * - December 2016

Learn different ways users can document information post-discharge with a wide variety of AWARDS features, including use of roster archives, post-discharge notes, follow-up notes, group notes, correcting service coordinators, charting timetable, backdating discharges, readmitting clients that were previously discharged, and undoing discharges

Enhancement Request Forms

Process Discharge functionality is configurable behind-the-scenes using preferences set by Foothold Technology.  If you are interested in learning more about available options and/or would like to move ahead with configuration, download and complete the following request form, and then submit it to [email protected].

Discharge - Implementation Requests Form