Objective: To find out how important discharge planning program influence of satisfaction and independency stroke patients due to hypertension. Discharge planning is important for continuity of care and treatment during the patient hospitalized and after going home. Method: This study Quasi-experimental method was used, pre and post-test for control group and intervention group with 160 respondent, 33 respondent pre and post 33 respondent for control group, and 33 respondent pre and 37 respondent post for intervention group, then 24 respondent observed start from hospitalized until discharge from hospital for patient independency. Results: The result of the study show that the satisfaction compares between control group meaningless significant, but satisfaction compare pre and post-test between intervention group very strong significant, but while comparing between control and intervention group, it does not significant. Meanwhile, patient independency strong significant while discharge planning programs applied. Conclusions: It is concluded that discharge planning is necessary to be implemented for stroke patient and used by the healthcare team to perform the care and treatment.
- Discharge planning